Too Hot to Handel
Kristjan Jarvi conducts the London Symphony Orchestra in 21st-century reworkings of Bach and Handel, and recent major works by Philip Glass and Steve Reich.
Two 18th-century Baroque giants collide with the 21st-century's Charles Coleman and Kristjan Järvi as they rework Bach and Handel to make familiar old tunes resurface in the midst of the modern symphony orchestra. Two giants of American Minimalism make up the rest of this exciting concert, where all the music is receiving its UK premiere, with recent major works by Philip Glass and Steve Reich.
Ian Skelly presents.
Charles Coleman: Drenched; Bach Inspired
Philip Glass: Piano Concerto No. 3
Interval music (from CD)
Handel: Concerto Grosso in B flat Op.1, No. 3
The English Concert
Trevor Pinnock (director)
Kristjan Järvi: Too Hot to Handel
Steve Reich: Music for ensemble and orchestra
Simone Dinnerstein (piano)
London Symphony Orchestra
Kristjan Järvi (conductor)