London Symphony Orchestra/John Adams


17 January 2013 / 19:30

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Bartók Dance Suite
Debussy arr John Adams Livre de Baudelaire
John Adams Harmonielehre

John Adams conductor
Dawn Upshaw soprano
London Symphony Orchestra

‘Only a brave, or foolhardy, composer sets about re-orchestrating Debussy’ said Gramophone magazine, yet John Adams did just that to great effect with Debussy’s early songs. His own Harmonielehre (‘study of harmony’) is inspired by a dream of a gigantic super-tanker taking off from the surface of San Francisco Bay. Bartok’s Dance Suites are six traditional Hungarian Dances, witty, melodic, jovial and carefree.

Artist Conversation: John Adams & Dawn Upshaw
Wed 16 Jan 1.15pm, Fountain Room
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Centre for Orchestra Masterclass: Dawn Upshaw
Fri 18 Jan 10am, LSO St Luke's
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