World To Come


19:30 24 Feb 2014 Queen Elizabeth HallSouthbank Centre, London

  • Copland
  • Music for the Theatre
  • David Lang
  • concerto (world to come)
  • Carpenter
  • Krazy kat - jazz pantomime
  • Bernstein
  • Fancy Free

Concert Information

From Roaring Twenties jazz and Bernstein’s sassy ballet of 1944, to present day New York’s Bang on a Can star David Lang. This concert looks towards a post-World War One future through the eyes of superpower America. Maya Beiser meditates within a post-apocalyptic spiritual world in a shimmering cello concerto written specially for her.


  • New Worlds New Worlds

    Conductor Keith Lockhart talks about his idea behind World To Come & World Once Known.

  • World Once Known World Once Known

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