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BBC Concert Orchestra, Guy Barker Big Band - That Obscure Hurt

Live from Snape Maltings for the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival, Louise Fryer presents That Obscure Hurt, a new work by Guy Barker, performed by the BBC CO and Barker's own orchestra.

Live from Snape Maltings at the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival

Presented by Louise Fryer

Benjamin Britten wrote two operas based on ghost stories by Henry James. In a BBC Radio 3 and Aldeburgh music co-commission in Britten's centenary year, jazz trumpeter and composer Guy Barker has worked with author Robert Ryan to complete this trilogy with his new work "That Obscure Hurt". Adapting the James short story The Jolly Corner, Barker's work for orchestra and jazz orchestra incorporates both jazz and echoes of Britten's operas to create a 70-minute-long suite.

Louise Fryer presents live from Snape Maltings at the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival as the BBC Concert Orchestra join forces with the Guy Barker Jazz Orchestra, conducted by the composer to perform "That Obscure Hurt".

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