BBC Philharmonic
5 Oct 2017, Peel Hall - University of Salford
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BBC Philharmonic: The Red Brick Sessions The Red Brick Sessions: Spotlight on Strings

BBC Philharmonic
The Red Brick Sessions: Spotlight on Strings
19:30 Thu 5 Oct 2017 Peel Hall, Salford University
The Red Brick Sessions return to the University of Salford with an eclectic programme conducted by Lee Reynolds
The Red Brick Sessions return to the University of Salford with an eclectic programme conducted by Lee Reynolds

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The BBC Philharmonic, in partnership with the University of Salford, will be exploring new and rarely performed pieces – bringing audience immersion and new technology to the forefront.

This evening:
The Red Brick Sessions return to the University of Salford with an eclectic programme.

Young British conductor Lee Reynolds and BBC New Generation Artist Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad join the orchestra this evening.
The concert opens with James MacMillan’s For Sonny, a moving tribute in memory of a friend’s grandson followed by Eivind Holtsmark Ringstad performing Britten’s Lacrymae for viola and strings.

Stravinsky’s Concerto in D explores the richness of the string orchestra which is also brought to the fore in American modernist composer Henry Cowell’s Hymn, chorale and fuguing tune No.8, The programme concludes with two of
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Novelettes.

At the interval, join host Elizabeth Alker (BBC Radio 6 Music and Radio 3) for an interval discussion.

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