Britten Sinfonia - Beethoven Symphonies No. 7 & 8

Beethoven Symphony Cycle (Nos 7 & 8)

Saffron Walden London
18 – 21 May 2019


Symphony No. 7

Gerald Barry

Viola Concerto (world premiere tour)


Symphony No. 8



A thrilling Viola Concerto featuring one of today’s foremost violists, Lawrence Power, plus a short but inventive symphony all brought together with a jubilant and joyous close. Britten Sinfonia and Thomas Adès’ Beethoven partnership, described by The Times as “dazzlingly played… impelled by Thomas Adès’ impassioned conducting” returns with Symphonies No. 7 and No. 8.

In Conversation – Saffron Hall, 6.30pm
Lawrence Power discusses Gerald Barry’s new Viola Concerto in this pre-concert talk (free to ticket holders).

Find out more about the Beethoven Symphony Cycle here.

This concert is being broadcast live by BBC Radio 3 and will be available for 30 days after broadcast on BBC Sounds; simply search for Radio 3 in Concert.


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