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Knussen conducts Birtwistle

The Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble, conducted by Oliver Knussen, give a concert that includes one world and two UK premieres, live from Snape Maltings. Presented by Ian Skelly.

Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble and Oliver Knussen give a concert with two UK premieres and a world premiere, live from Snape Maltings. Presented by Ian Skelly.

Feldman: Mary Anne's Theme
Debussy arr. Boulez: Chansons de Bilitis
Harrison Birtwistle: Three Songs from The Holy Forest
1. The Literalist
2. dear dusty moth
3. The Borrower
(UK premiere of complete work)

Vassos Nicolaou: Frames for piano duet (UK premiere)
Bartók, Dukas, Goossens, Malipiero and Stravinsky works from Le Tombeau de Debussy
Birtwistle: Keyboard Engine, Construction for Two Pianos (world premiere).

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Morton Feldman

    Mary Anne Theme

    Orchestra: Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
  • Claude Debussy

    Chansons de Bilitis

    Orchestra: Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble. Conductor: Oliver Knussen. Music Arranger: Pierre Boulez.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Three Songs from The Holy Forest

    Ensemble: Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
  • Doreen Carwithen

    Sonata for violin & piano

    Performer: Fenella Humphreys. Performer: Nathan Williamson.
  • Vassos Nicoaou

    Frames

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Performer: Tamara Stefanovich.
  • Gian Francesco Malipiero

    Lento

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Béla Bartók

    Sostenuto rubato

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Sir Eugene Goossens

    Hommage a Debussy

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Fragments des Symphonies pour instruments a vent a la memoire de Debussy

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Paul Dukas

    La plainte, au loin, du faune

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Keyboard Engine, Construction for two pianos

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Performer: Tamara Stefanovich.
  • Veera Lumi

    12 Seconds of Light

    Ensemble: Modulus Quartet.
  • John Parry

    Lesson No 1 in D major

    Performer: Osian Ellis.
    • Georgian Harp Music.
    • Belart.
    • 6.
  • Percy Grainger

    Free Music No 1 for four theremins

    Performer: Lydia Kavina.
    • MODE.

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