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Peter Maxwell Davies’ 80th birthday

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19:30 19 Jun 2014 MV1BBC Maida Vale Studios, London Delaware Road, W9 2LG

  • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies
  • Throstle's Nest Junction
    London premiere
  • A Spell for Green Corn -The MacDonald Dances
    London premiere
  • Worldes Blis

Peter Maxwell Davies's 80th Birthday

A concert at Maida Vale Studios to celebrate the music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies in the year of his 80th birthday.

Hear two London premieres from the composer, Throstle's Nest Junction and A Spell for Green Corn performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, soloist Chloë Hanslip and conductor Michael Seal. The concert finale is his monumental masterwork Worldes Blis, a piece which Davies himself conducted for the notorious world premiere with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1969.

This concert is now fully booked.

Please note Michael Seal replaces Peter Rundel as conductor for this concert.

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