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Folk Like Us – Daylight Music

London
13 Jul 2019

Josephine Stephenson

Writhen

Ligeti

'Andantino', 'Allegro vivace' and 'Adagio ma non troppo' from Concert Românesc

De Falla

Three Cornered Hat, Suite No. 1

Fauré

Two movements from Pelléas et Mélisande

Mendelssohn

Hebrides Overture

Grainger

Mock Morris

Grainger

Molly on the Shore

Milhaud

extract from Le beouf sur le toit

Arnold

Sea Shanties

Latitude Festival with Britten Sinfonia Academy Photo © Britten Sinfonia

Summary

Britten Sinfonia Academy makes its debut performance at the popular Daylight Music Series in Union Chapel, alongside folk duo Stick in the Wheel. They will present an afternoon of folk melodies woven into classical counterpoint by some of the great romantic and modern composers, celebrating the traditions of a number of other musical cultures. Alongside music from across the globe including De Falla, Ligeti, Fauré and Mendelssohn there will also be the premiere of new piece Writhen by Franco-British composer Josephine Stephenson, exploring different cultural traditions of young women’s coming of age.

No prior booking required; pay what you can on the door.

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