A Scream and an Outrage: Session One

with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Singers and So Percussion

10 May 2013 / 19:30
Hall


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The A Scream and an Outrage weekend kicks off with two world premieres of specially-commissioned new pieces by Nico Muhly and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang.

Unrivalled interpreters of the contemporary repertoire, the BBC Singers will open the evening with Muhlyís latest composition, An Outrage; followed by Langís new percussion concerto titled man made, performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Brooklyn-based innovators So Percussion.

The second half will feature the European premiere concert performance of Italian-American composer Paola Prestiniís new multimedia cantata, Oceanic Verses - in a new version for the Barbican stage.

BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Orchestra

Jayce Ogren conductor
Claudio Prima Sailor (folksinger)
Helga Davis Scholar (improviser and vocalist)
Hila Plitmann Peasant (soprano)
Chris Burchett Soldier (baritone)

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Produced by the Barbican and the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Oceanic Verses was commissioned by VisionIntoArt

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