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Fri 8th Nov at 7:30pm
@ Barbican Centre, London
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Barbican Presents - Barbican Britten: Bostridge Sings Our Hunting Fathers: Britten Sinfonia, Ian Bostridge, Lara Melda
A programme of works comprising:
Purcell arr Britten: Chacony in G minor
Britten: Young Apollo
Tippett: Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli
Britten: Our Hunting Fathers
Britten: Suite on English Folk Tunes, A Time There Was
Britten Sinfonia is one of the world's most celebrated and pioneering ensembles. The orchestra is an Associate Ensemble at the Barbican, has residencies in Norwich, Cambridge and Brighton, and a chamber series at Wigmore Hall. Britten Sinfonia enjoys a growing international profile, and is frequently heard on disc, BBC Radio 3 and commercial radio.
'But as always with this orchestra there was more to savour than just stellar performance. The programme was ingeniously shaped' (Ivan Hewett, The Daily Telegraph)
'The playing was marked by the kind of luminous and infectious beauty that only comes from a true marriage of mastery and love' (The Times0
'The UK's most consistently dynamic chamber ensemble' (The New Statesman).
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Lara Melda (formerly Ömero'lu) began learning the piano in January 2000 with Emily Jeffrey and viola soon after with Sarah Barrett.
She was awarded a place at the Royal College of Music Junior Department in 2004 where her full musical training commenced, then continuing her viola studies with Jon Thorne.
She joined the Purcell School in 2006, holding a full Scholarship under the Government's Music and Dance Scheme, and furthering her viola studies there with Ian Jewel.
Lara was 2010's BBC Young Musician of the Year.
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Venue: Barbican Centre
Phone: 0207 638 8891
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