Britten Sinfonia is thrilled to announce its 2018-19 Saffron Hall season which offers a world-class line-up of musicians, conductors and composers, with programmes drawing intriguing connections across of a wide array of music. Tickets for the series are now on sale.
The series opens on Saturday 10 November 2018 with a compelling and dramatic evening of music and words to commemorate the end of the First World War featuring a new arrrangement of Nico Muhly’s poignant The Last Letter. More info here
The orchestra then returns for a festive performance of Handel’s Messiah with a scintillating line-up of some of the UK’s finest singers. More info here.
In January Sir Mark Elder joins Britten Sinfonia once again for the second instalment of our Brahms Symphony Cycle. More info here
The season will draw to a close with Beethoven’s Symphonies 7 & 8 under the baton of Thomas Adès. Full details will be announced in the Autumn.
In addition to the programme of concerts, Britten Sinfonia also immerses itself in the life and work of Saffron Hall (and further afield) with a host of other activities such as pre-concert talks, open rehearsals, side-by-side projects with Saffron Centre for Young Musicians, family concerts and projects with local schools in partbership with Essex Music Hub.
Find out more about Saffron Hall here