The Waltz is Over

Soprano, flute, cello and piano
20 minutes
Text: Tolstoy

Commissioned by the Vale of Glamorgan Festival. First performed 1998 at the Vale of Glamorgan Festival.

“John Hardy’s The Waltz is Over… is a gem of a piece with a fascinating provenance… Hardy, with his usual perception, has taken the music far further than the novelty of that connection [with Tolstoy]… [there is] an intimate, reflective atmosphere, the poems beautifully articulated and the instrumental writing both supporting and eloquently amplifying the words.”
Rian Evans, Western Mail.

back to works