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Britten Sinfonia - Bach, Corelli, Tippett, Watkins, Britten

Live from West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, Ian Bostridge directs Britten Sinfonia in a programme of music by Bach, Corelli, Tippett, Huw Watkins and Britten.

Ian Bostridge directs Britten Sinfonia in a programme of Bach, Corelli, Tippett and Britten.

Presented by Martin Handley, live from West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge.

Bach arr. Hogwood: Fugue in B minor on a Theme of Corelli BWV579
Corelli: Concerto Grosso in F major Op. 6 No. 2
Tippett: Fantasia Concertante on a Theme by Corelli

Huw Watkins: Three Welsh Songs
Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings

8.10 Interval

8.30
Martin Owen, horn
Jacqueline Shave, violin/director
Ian Bostridge, tenor/director

Britten Sinfonia once again joins forces with acclaimed tenor Ian Bostridge in a performance which includes one of Benjamin Britten's seminal works, the Serenade for tenor, horn and strings.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in B minor on a theme of Corelli

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Jacqui Shave.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto Grosso in F major Op. 6 No. 2

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Jacqui Shave.
  • Henry Purcell

    Evening Hymn

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Michael Tippett

    Fantasia Concertante on a theme by Corelli

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Jacqui Shave.
  • Michael Tippett

    Sonata No 1

    Performer: Peter Donohoe.
    • Tippett: Piano Sonatas Nos. 1-3.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1-4.
  • Huw Watkins

    Three Welsh Songs

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings, Op. 31

    Performer: Ian Bostridge. Performer: Martin Owen.
  • Gustav Holst

    Quintet in A flat major Op.14 for wind (H.67)

    Performer: Elysian Wind Quintet.
    • Holst: Quintets / Jacob: Sextet.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Oboe Concerto in A minor

    Performer: Nicholas Daniel. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
  • Domenico Scarlatti

    Sonata in G major, Kk.455

    Performer: Yuja Wang.
    • DG.

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