Home – Classical Source

Deftly conceived piece on the supposed certainty and real fragility of bricks and mortar, our shelter from the marauding world outside.  Fitkin’s music builds to an impressive barrage of menace (with some wild writing for trumpet and saxophones, the video animation delivered superbly malignant shadows emanating from the fireplace, with the room becoming smothered in brambles and creepers,  and the detailed choreography caught every nuance of ever more defensive gestures of possession.  Home is effective and ferocious.