Britten Sinfonia 20th Birthday Gala Concert - Britten Sinfonia

Britten Sinfonia 20th Birthday Gala Concert

London
27 Oct 2012

Purcell

Hear my Prayer

Nico Muhly

Birthday commission (world premiere)

Bach

Concerto for Two Violins in D minor BWV 1043

Britten

Les Illuminations

James MacMillan

Birthday commission (London premiere)

Prokofiev

Symphony No. 1 'Classical'

Bach

Keyboard Concerto in No. 5 in F minor BWV 1056

Moondog arr. Joanna MacGregor

Sidewalk Dance

Summary

Britten Sinfonia proudly launches its new association with the Barbaican with a gala concert and free stage events that also celebrate the orchestra’s 20th birthday.

Journeying through 400 years of music, the programme showcases the individual talents of Britten Sinfonia players as well as close artistic collaborators, Aline Ibragimova, Pekka Kuusisto, as well as the orchestra’s collective sound.

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