John Summers is a self-taught composer and musician, who began his 35-year (and counting!) career writing music and scripts for children’s traveling theatre shows. This led to TV series creations, pit work in musicals (including the Sydney Opera House), and composer-in-residence tenures.
Madonna of the Springbrook Rain
A great poem by Sylvana Gardner - a visual artist and poet of equal measures - was pleading to be set to music. For chamber orchestra and four voices.
This is the 3rd movement of a four-part song cycle. For soprano and string quartet.
Written for a friend, she has yet to voice an opinion on the piece.
The Other Love
"The Other Love" is a translation from the French of an ancient Egyptian hieroglyph which was mentioned in the book "Her Bak: an Initiate" by Ischa Schwaller de Lubicz.