Hansel and Gretel
Simon Armitage's take on this classic fairy tale, with music by Matthew Kaner, in a stage production devised and performed live by the Goldfield Ensemble with narrator Adey Grummet
A re-imagining of the classic fairy tale by the poet Simon Armitage with music by Matthew Kaner, a work devised for the stage by the Goldfield Ensemble. This touring production was inspired by the visual creations of artist Clive Hicks-Jenkins, with puppeteers working alongside the chamber ensemble and narrator Adey Grummet. Kate Molleson introduces a recording of the London performance which took place at Milton Court Concert Hall in October. Also tonight, a selection of some of the best new releases of 2018.
Hansel & GretelPerformer: Anna Durance. Librettist: Simon Armitage. Narrator: Adey Grummet. Ensemble: Goldfield Ensemble. Director: Kate Romano.
Duet for Cello and Orchestra (excerpt)Performer: Charles Curtis. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
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- Another Timbre.
For JRPerformer: Lucy Railton.
- Paradise 94.
- Modern Love.
La Fabbrica Illuminata (excerpt)Performer: Loré Lixenberg.
- La Fabbrica Illuminata.
- All That Dust.
The Air Around Her (excerpt)Composer: Okkyung Lee. Performer: Ellen Fullman. Performer: Okkyung Lee.
- The Air Around Her.
- 1703 Skivbolaget.
Zustӓnde (2016) [2nd movement: "Freely, fiercely independent"]Ensemble: Mariani Klavierquartet.
- Chamber and Solo Works.
- Nimbus Alliance.
Flute Concerto (excerpt)Performer: Adam Walker. Orchestra: Hallé. Conductor: Ryan Wigglesworth.
- Huw Watkins: Flute Concerto, Violin Concerto and Symphony.
Gwae Reged o HeddiwEnsemble: Hen Ogledd.
- Weird World.
- Sat 22 Dec 2018 22:00