The Song Sung True was expertly composed by Judith Weir. The piece was commissioned by Lawyers’ Music, in memory of Helen M. Sibthorp, singer and promenader.
The first performance of The Song Sung True was on the 4th December 2013, at St Lawrence Jewry, London, performed by London Lawyers’ Chorus and conducted by Christopher Oakley.
Judith Weir is a British composer, best known for her Operas and Theatrical works, although she has also achieved international recognition for her Orchestral and Chamber works.
Weir’s music is often created from ideas from medieval history, as well as the traditional stories and music of her native Scotland.