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Harrison Birtwistle Celebration

Tom Service celebrates the forty-five year career of one of Britain's most distinguished composers, Sir Harrison Birtwistle, in a concert recorded at the Wigmore Hall in March. Plus a UK premiere from centenarian, Elliott Carter

Birtwistle: Five Distances for Five Instruments
Birtwistle: Oboe Quartet
Birtwistle: Duets for Storab
Carter: Poems of Louis Zukofsky (UK première)
Birtwistle: Tragoedia
Nash Ensemble
Claire Booth (soprano)
Lionel Friend (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 5 Jun 2010 22:30

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