Britten Sinfonia / 20th Birthday Concert

27 October 2012 / 19:30

Tickets £8 – 32
Deluxe Seats: Priced at £59 each, enjoy the very best seats and a pre-show 20th birthday reception with Britten Sinfonia and guests.

subject to availability
 sold out

Purcell Hear my Prayer
Nico Muhly Birthday piece (World premiere)
Bach Concerto for Two Violins in D minor
Britten Les Illuminations
James MacMillan Birthday piece (London premiere)
Prokofiev Symphony No 1 ‘Classical’
Bach Keyboard Concerto No 5 in F minor
Moondog arr. MacGregor Sidewalk Dances

Britten Sinfonia
Kuljit Bhamra tabla
Thomas Gould violin/director
Tom Herbert bass
Alina Ibragimova violin
Pekka Kuusisto violin/director
Joanna MacGregor piano/director
Mark Padmore tenor
Seb Rochford drums
Jacqueline Shave violin/director
Andy Sheppard saxophones
Britten Sinfonia Voices
Eamonn Dougan choir director
Plus special guests

Britten Sinfonia proudly launches its new association with the Barbican with a gala concert and free stage events that also celebrate the orchestra’s 20th birthday.

Journeying through 400 years of music, the evening celebrates the orchestra’s bold artistic outlook and showcases the talents of Britten Sinfonia musicians as well as close collaborators including Alina Ibragimova, Pekka Kuusisto, Mark Padmore , Joanna MacGregor and special guests. The concert also features two specially commissioned premieres from James MacMillan and Nico Muhly.

6.30pm FreeStage
A performance from Britten Sinfonia Academy in Barbican Foyer

10pm ClubStage
free late stage performance 

* please note this concert will include an extended interval

Part of Britten Sinfonia 2012–2013 multibuy
Part of All classical music events - 2012–2013 season
Part of Barbican Productions 2012–2013
Part of Britten Sinfonia 2012–2013

Produced by the Barbican in association with Britten Sinfonia

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