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Thu 12th Jun at 7:30pm
London Symphony Orchestra
@ Barbican Centre, London
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London Symphony Orchestra, Mark Elder, Nicola Benedetti
Programme to include:
Bruch Scottish Fantasy
Dvo?ák Symphony No 8
*This concert also features Spiral by Alastair Putt, an LSO Panufnik Young Composers Scheme commission, supported by the Helen Hamlyn Trust.
Sir Mark Elder conductor
Ben Gernon conductor*
Nicola Benedetti violin
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Mark Elder and the LSO join forces with soloist Nicola Benedetti, performing two well–loved works inspired by folk melodies.
Sir Colin Davis, who was originally billed to conduct this performance, sadly passed away on Sunday 14 April 2013.
This event takes place at Barbican Centre, which has achieved Silver Status for disabled access from Attitude Is Everything.
The London Symphony Orchestra is widely regarded as one of the world’s leading orchestras.
Its many activities include an energetic and ground-breaking education and community programme LSO Discovery, a record company LSO Live, a music education centre LSO St Luke's and pioneering work in the field of digital music.
Since its formation in 1904 it has always attracted excellent players from all over the world, many of whom have flourishing solo, chamber music and teaching careers alongside their orchestral work. The LSO draws on an enviable roster of soloists and conductors, including Principal Conductor Valery Gergiev and Principal Guest Conductors Daniel Harding and Michael Tilson Thomas.
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Talented Scottish violinist of Italian descent. By the age of nine, she had already passed the eight grades of musical examinations. In 2004 she came to prominence as the winner of the BBC Young Musician Of The Year Competition and has since gone on to win the 2008 Classical BRIT Award for Young British Classical Performer. Nicola made her BBC Proms debut in August 2010.
Nicola's album Homecoming entered the top 20 pop charts, an unprecedented achievement for a classical violinist.
'... a risk-taking performer...' (The Times).
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Venue: Barbican Centre
Disabled Access: Silver Status
Phone: 0207 638 8891
→ Barbican 4 min walk