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Nicholas Maw: A Celebration

Suzy Klein presents a celebration of the work of Nicholas Maw, as the City of London Sinfonia performs major works, including music from Sophie's Choice and the Violin Concerto.

Recorded at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, London.
Presented by Suzy Klein.

Nicholas Maw: a celebration.

Suzy Klein presents performances by the City of London Sinfonia of some of Nicholas Maw's major musical milestones, including music for Sophie's Choice and his Violin Concerto.

City of London Sinfonia together with internationally renowned violinist Tasmin Little, students of the Royal Academy of Music and the Holst Singers pay tribute to the major UK composer Nicholas Maw, who passed away in 2009. The concert features major milestones of Maw's career including the Suite from his masterful opera Sophie's Choice and the Violin Concerto which has been described as 'a glorious affirmation of how to pursue Romantic tradition in contemporary form'.

Nicholas Maw: Violin Concerto.
Tasmin Little (violin), City of London SInfonia, Christopher Austin (conductor).

Nicholas Maw: Suite - Sophie's Choice; One foot in Eden still, I stand; Hymnus.
The Holst Singers, Students of the Royal Academy of Music,
City of London Sinfonia, Stephen Layton (conductor).

2 hours

Music Played

  • Nicholas Maw Memorial Concert

    • Nicholas Maw

      Concerto for violin and orchestra

      Conductor: Christopher AUSTIN Performer: Tasmin LITTLE - Violin Performer: City Of London Sinfonia.

    • Nicholas Maw

      Sophie's choice - opera

      Conductor: Stephen LAYTON Performer: City Of London Sinfonia.

    • Nicholas Maw

      One foot in Eden for chorus

      Conductor: Stephen LAYTON Performer: Holst Singers

    • Nicholas Maw

      Hymnus for choir and orchestra

      Conductor: Stephen LAYTON Performer: City Of London Sinfonia. Performer: Holst Singers Performer: R A M Choir

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