BCMG, Oliver Knussen - Britten, Henze, Carter, Lindberg, Lutoslawski
Concert featuring pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group under Oliver Knussen. With music by Britten, Henze, Carter, Lindberg and Lutoslawski.
Recorded at the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival, BCMG are joined by pianist and festival artistic director Pierre-Laurent Aimard, and conducted by Oliver Knussen. Their programme includes Britten's Sword in the Stone and Henze's Eastern-influenced The Emperor's Nightingale alongside music from Lutoslawski, Elliott Carter and the world premiere of a major new piece, 'Red House' by Magnus Lindberg.
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Oliver Knussen, conductor
Pierre Laurent Aimard, piano
Britten: Suite - The Sword in the Stone
Henze: The Emperor's Nightingale
Elliott Carter: Dialogues
Elliott Carter: Dialogues II (UK premiere)
Magnus Lindberg: Red House (world premiere)
Lutoslawski: Venetian Games.