Stars, Night, Music & Light

David’s new arrangement of ‘Stars, Night, Music and Light’, the piece Judith Weir wrote for the First Night of the Proms in 2011, was premiered in the presence of the composer, with David conducting the Addison Oratorio Choir on July 7th. David reduced the vast orchestral forces to two pianos and timpani, so the piece could be programmed alongside ‘Carmina Burana’. The Master of the Queen’s Music writes about the new version of her piece on her blog –