Purcell Weekend - Arrangements of Purcell
Robert Worby presents a concert given at St Luke's in London, with two world premieres as well as an array of works by leading composers writing new music inspired by Purcell.
As part of BBC Radio 3's Purcell Weekend, Robert Worby presents a concert given at St Luke's in London, featuring two world premieres as well as an array of works by leading composers who have arranged or written new music inspired by Purcell's Fantasias.
Huw Watkins (piano)
Ryan Wigglesworth (conductor)
George Benjamin: Fantasia VII
Oliver Knussen: Upon One Note
Colin Matthews: Fantasia XIII
Michael Zev Gordon: The Impermanence of Things - for piano and ensemble (world premiere)
Elliott Carter: A Fantasy about Purcell's Fantasia on One Note
Steve Martland: One Note Fantasy
James Saunders: either/or (world premiere)
Peter Maxwell Davies/Purcell: Fantasia on One Note.