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Aldeburgh Festival 2013

Britten Sinfonia and soprano Sophie Bevan are conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth at the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival.

They perform festival founder Benjamin Britten's setting of poems by Arthur Rimbaud, Les Illuminations, and Tippett's ever-popular Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli. Also featured is Bartok's thrilling Music for Strings Percussion and Celeste and the World Premiere of "I give you the end of a golden string" by Judith Weir.

Sophie Bevan (soprano)
Britten Sinfonia
Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor)

Tippett: Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli
Judith Weir: I give you the end of a golden string (world premiere)
Britten: Les Illuminations
Britten orch. Colin Matthews: Three Songs for Les Illuminations
Bartók: Music for Strings Percussion and Celeste.

2 hours

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Sun 16 Jun 2013 14:00
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