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Proms at...Roundhouse, Camden

From London's Roundhouse, a Prom with the London Sinfonietta under Andrew Gourlay and violinist Jonathan Morton. Featuring music by Ligeti, Mica Levi and David Sawer.

BBC Proms 2016: London Sinfonietta, conductor Andrew Gourlay and violinist Jonathan Morton in music by Ligeti, Mica Levi and David Sawer at the BBC Proms.

Presented by Andrew McGregor from the Roundhouse, Camden, on 20th August 2016.

Sir Harrison Birtwistle: The Message
Georg Friedrich Haas: Open Spaces II
Mica Levi: Signal Before War (BBC commission)
David Sawer: April \ March (BBC co-commission with the RPS Drummond Fund)
Jonny Greenwood: smear
György Ligeti: Ramifications

Jonathan Morton, violin
London Sinfonietta
Andrew Gourlay, conductor

The Proms returns to Camden's industrial answer to the Royal Albert Hall for a programme which takes its lead from Ligeti's iconic Ramifications. This embracing score, for two groups of spatially positioned strings, is heard alongside music by one of Ligeti's natural musical heirs, Georg Friedrich Haas, and other new pieces concerned with physical space.
The central piece of the concert is a major new work from David Sawer that reflects the energy and physicality of dance.

1 hour, 25 minutes

Music Played

  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    The Message

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.
  • Georg Friedrich Haas

    Open Spaces II

    Orchestra: London Voices. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.
  • Mica Levi

    Signal Before War

    Performer: Jonathan Morton. Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.
  • David Sawer

    April \ March

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.
  • Jonny Greenwood

    smear

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.
  • György Ligeti

    Ramifications

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Andrew Gourlay.

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Performer BBC Singers

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