Adventures with a viola
Live from Wigmore Hall, violist Lawrence Power performs music by François Couperin, Poulenc, Ravel plus the UK premiere of Thomas Adès's Three Berceuses. With Andrew McGregor
From Wigmore Hall, London, presented by Andrew McGregor.
Lawrence Power is one of today’s foremost violists, in demand worldwide as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber music partner. Along with his long-time recital partner, the pianist Simon Crawford-Phillips, he brings a programme of stunning variety with music spanning over 300 years. Fervent champions of contemporary music, they include the UK premiere of a new work by Thomas Adès, co-commissioned by the Verbier Festival, Moritzburg Festival, BBC, UKARIA and supported by the Viola Commissioning Circle.
Arthur Benjamin: Le Tombeau de Ravel
Thomas Adès: 3 Berceuses (UK première)
Poulenc: Violin Sonata
Plus works by François Couperin, Ravel & Stravinsky
Lawrence Power (violin and viola)
Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano)