Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 and first performed by Chorus of Royal Northern
Sinfonia, Voices of the River’s Edge, and Massed Voices of the North East at Sage
Gateshead on 23 July 2023, as part of BBC Proms 2023.
Text by Katrina Porteous. Poetry excerpts adapted from 'This Far and No Further' about
Hadrian's Wall and 'The Refuge Box' about Lindisfarne, published in 'Two Countries'.