Britten Sinfonia - Bartok, Langer, Mozart, Strauss
The Britten Sinfonia at Milton Court Concert Hall. Bartok: String Quartet No 2 (2nd mvt). Langer: Story of an Impossible Love. Mozart: Piano Concerto No 27. Strauss: Metamorphosen.
From Milton Court Concert Hall, London
Benjamin Grosvenor and Britten Sinfonia perform Mozart's last piano concerto; Jacqueline Shave directs Strauss and Bartók.
Bartók: String Quartet No 2 (2nd movement)
Elena Langer: Story of an Impossible Love (London premiere)
Mozart: Piano Concerto No 27 in B flat, K 595
8.15: Interval: Looking ahead to the grand final of BBC Young Musician 2016, which is being held at the Barbican on Sunday May 15th, Niholas Daniel, winner of the competition in 1980 plays Alwyn's Oboe Concerto, with the City of London Sinfonia, conducted by Richard Hickox.
Benjamin Grosvenor piano/director
Jacqueline Shave violin/director
Benjamin Grosvenor joins Britten Sinfonia for a performance of Mozart's last piano concerto, K595, whilst Jacqueline Shave, now in her tenth year as the orchestra's leader, directs the rest of the programme including Strauss's deeply personal Metamorphosen and the raw and ferocious second movement of Bartók's String Quartet No.2.
- Mon 9 May 2016 19:30