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Scottish Ensemble - Britten, Albinoni, Vivaldi, MacMillan

The Scottish Ensemble are joined by virtuoso trumpeter Alison Balsom at London's Wigmore Hall for a performance of Vivaldi, Britten, Tippett and a new work from James MacMillan.

The Scottish Ensemble are joined by virtuoso trumpeter, Alison Balsom at London's Wigmore Hall for a programme of Vivaldi, Britten, Tippett and a new work from James MacMillan

Britten
Prelude and Fugue Op. 29

Albinoni
Oboe Concerto in Bb Op. 7 No. 3 (transcr. Balsom)

Britten, Berkeley, Oldham, Searle, Tippett, Walton
Variations on 'Sellenger's Round'

MacMillan
Seraph for trumpet and strings (world premiere)

Vivaldi
Concerto in D Op. 3 No. 9 (transcr. Balsom for trumpet, violin and continuo)

Tippett
Fantasia concertante on a Theme of Corelli

Alison Balsom (trumpet), Scottish Ensemble, Royal Academy Soloists

About this concert
This programme includes works from Alison Balsom's latest CD of Italian concertos, recorded with the Scottish Ensemble, as well as the world première of a new commission for Balsom and the Ensemble by James MacMillan. The new work is framed by the rarely performed Variations on 'Sellenger's Round' (also known as the Aldeburgh Variations) and Tippett's homage to Corelli.

PART 2 Twentieth Century Choral Masterworks.

2 hours, 15 minutes

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