London Symphony Orchestra/Davis

Mozart Piano Concertos series

21 February 2007 / 19:30
Hall


Tickets:
Ł6, Ł12, Ł18, Ł24, Ł30

 sold out


James MacMillan The Confession of Isobel Gowdie
Mozart Piano Concerto No 13, K415
Dvorák Symphony No 6

Mitsuko Uchida
piano
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Colin Davis conductor

Mitsuko Uchida continues the Mozart Piano Concertos series with his Thirteenth, alongside Dvorák's Sixth Symphony.

It was The Confession of Isobel Gowdie which confirmed Scottish composer James MacMillan as a major talent back in 1990; its inspiration – the brutal execution of a seventeenth-century ‘witch’ – brought from him a score in which Stravinskian violence is set alongside passages of enormous dignity and compassion, ‘an act of contrition from the people of Scotland that she never received,’ says MacMillan, ‘with folk-song and music based on Gaelic psalm-singing’. For more on Mozart and Dvorák , see 22 February.


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