Earthtones Trio is delighted to be collaborating with Vox Duo with a vocal and instrumental re-imagining of O’ Holy Night by our pianist Euan Stevenson.
Vox Duo was founded in 2018 by enterprising students of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland; Scottish soprano Karla Grant and British-Brazilian mezzo soprano Julia Solomon. Both singers have exciting prospects as soloists, but their ability to blend their voices makes them stand out as a partnership. You can find out more about them at their website, here.
Euan has created a beautiful arrangement of O’ Holy Night based on his original arrangement for Earthtones Trio, the five-way dialogue between the voices and instruments perhaps more so than ever highlighting the vocalistic quality of the Earthtones Trio sound.
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Listen out for this arrangement and others by Earthtones Trio on Classic FM this festive season. You can purchase the track here which we hope you will enjoy;
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And here is O Come, O Come Emmanuel for you too.
Alongside Stevenson on piano, Earthtones Trio features internationally acclaimed Royal Scottish National Orchestra principals; flautist Katherine Bryan and cellist Betsy Taylor. Stevenson’s accessible compositions and arrangements blend elements of classical, jazz and world folk music.
In December 2019, global interest in the group’s distinctive pallet was sparked when Classic FM featured Stevenson’s haunting arrangement of the ancient hymn of Advent, O Come, O Come Emmanuel. The music possesses a spiritual, ‘healing’ quality, also borne out by the soothing feel of the follow up release, Air in D minor.
Released in April 2020 to mark the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, Stevenson’s modal 'Air' captures the awe-inspiring natural beauty of some of the remotest landscapes of his native Scotland.