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The Britten Sinfonia in Beethoven and Barry

Ian Skelly presents the Britten Sinfonia from London's Barbican. Thomas Ades and the Orchestra continue their three-year-long Beethoven symphony cycle with No 6, the 'Pastoral'.

Ian Skelly presents the Britten Sinfonia from the Barbican in London. Thomas Adès and the Orchestra continue their three year long Beethoven symphony cycle with no. 6, the Pastoral. As before, Beethoven's music is paired with the inventive music of Irish composer Gerald Barry: Bass Joshua Bloom is the soloist in Barry's The Conquest of Ireland, based on a 12th century account of Henry II's military conquest of Ireland.

7.30pm
Barry The Conquest of Ireland

c.7.50pm Interval music

c.8.10
Beethoven Symphony no.6 in F major 'Pastoral'

Joshua Bloom (bass)
Britten Sinfonia
Thomas Adès.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gerald Barry

    The Conquest Of Ireland For Bass And Orchestra

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Thomas Adès. Singer: Joshua Bloom.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sonata In E Flat Major Op.12`3 For Violin And Piano

    Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Kristian Bezuidenhout.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No. 6 In F Major Op.68 (Pastoral)

    Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Thomas Adès.
  • Lucy Hollingworth

    Mycorrhizal Ecology

    Performer: Alexandra Standing. Performer: Hebba Benyaghla.
  • William Alwyn

    Lyra Angelica , Harp Concerto

    Performer: Osian Ellis. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: William Alwyn.
    • Alwyn, William Concerto grosso etc...
    • LYRITA.
    • 05.
  • Thomas Adès

    Tevot

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • Ades: Tevot, Violin Concerto, Three Studies.
    • EMI.
    • 1.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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