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At Lunch One with Mahan Esfahani

CPE Bach

Quartet in A minor

De Falla

Harpsichord Concerto

Laurence Osborn

This Isn't Me I'm Not Mechanical (world premiere tour)


Suite from 'Capriccio'


Celebrated harpsichordist and regular collaborator with Britten Sinfonia Mahan Esfahani joins principal players in the first concert of Britten Sinfonia’s annual At Lunch series. The centerpiece of the concert is Manuel de Falla’s seminal but rarely heard Concerto for Harpsichord accompanied by flute, oboe, violin, cello and clarinet; and the performance also features a scoring of Richard Strauss’s suite from Capriccio for violin, cello and harpsichord. A new work by Laurence Osborn for the same instrumentation as the De Falla will also receive its world premiere.

Laurence Osborn’s new work formed part of Britten Sinfonia’s Musically Gifted campaign.

Cambridge: Post-concert talk
2.15pm: Laurence Osborn discusses his new work (free to ticket holders)

London: Pre-concert talk
12.15pm: Laurence Osborn discusses his new work with Dr Kate Kennedy ahead of its London premiere. This is a free but ticketed event – book here.

01.10.19 at 1:00PM
West Road Concert Hall
02.10.19 at 1:00PM
Wigmore Hall, London
04.10.19 at 1:00PM
St Andrew’s Hall