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Fri 11th Oct at 7:30pm
@ Barbican Centre, London
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Britten Sinfonia, Paul Lewis, Jacqueline Shave, Nicholas Daniel
A programme of works comprising:
Stravinsky: Three pieces for string quartet
Anna Clyne: Within Her Arms (London premiere)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 12 in A major
Nicholas Maw: Little Concert
Haydn: Symphony No 60 (Il distratto)
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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Classical pianist described by Alfred Brendel as 'developing into one of the outstanding pianists of his generation', combining formidable technique and profound musicality.
Also won the Royal Philharmonic Society Recital of the Year Award (2006).
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Described as 'one of the UK's most distinguished and charismatic soloists', oboist Nicholas Daniel is well-known for his promotion of new music for the instrument,
and is a respected ambassador for music and musicians in a variety of fields.
Former BBC Young Musician of the Year, Nicholas was the winner in 2011 of the Queen's Medal for Music and has both played and conducted in the BBC Proms.
'Some of the best oboe playing you'll hear anywhere' (BBC Record Review)
'... breathtaking' (Financial Times)
'... hauntingly beautiful' (Fanfare, USA)
'... a formidable virtuoso' (The Guardian).
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Venue: Barbican Centre
Phone: 0207 638 8891
→ Barbican 4 min walk