Else Torp vocals
Kate Macoboy vocals
Daníel Bjarnason conductor
London Symphony Orchestra
Tilda Swinton recorded narration
Narration written by José Enrique Macián and Jóhann Jóhannsson based on the novel by Olaf Stapledon.
Siggi Finnsson production manager
Rick Will production manager
Stuart Bailes lighting design
Tim Vermeulen LX engineer
Tonight's performance is in memory of Jóhann Jóhannsson (1969–2018)
Recordings that Jóhann made of his own parts will be played alongside the performance.
The London Symphony Orchestra
Carmine Lauri leader
Julian Gil Rodriguez
Sofia Silva Sousa
Arwa Haider looks back on the late composer’s life and work, exploring the legacy of an incredible talent.
Listen: Jóhann Jóhannsson
Jóhann Jóhannsson lay the foundations for a wave of musicians that have redefined contemporary classical music, by marrying instruments and technology in thought-provoking new ways.
From the archive: Jóhann Jóhannsson on 'The Miners' Hymns'
In 2014, we invited Jóhann Jóhannsson on our podcast to discuss the silent film 'The Miners' Hymns' and the history - and future - of the mining communities in northeast England. Take a listen...