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Tagged: Britten Sinfonia 2020-21

Mark Elder conducting with great passion

Britten Sinfonia/Elder

Sir Mark Elder’s electrifying series re-imagining of Brahms symphonies with Britten Sinfonia’s chamber music approach and forces take on his radiant Third Symphony.

An image of the Britten Sinfonia musicians playing their instruments

Britten Sinfonia: Eight Seasons

A dazzling evening of Baroque music that grooves and Argentinian tangos flushed with 18th-century flair: Vivaldi’s radiant Four Seasons interspersed with Piazzolla’s sultry Argentinian response.

Ian Bostridge gazing absently into the middle distance

Britten Sinfonia & Ian Bostridge

Ian Bostridge and Britten Sinfonia embark on a journey around Europe with folk-inspired chamber music from Bartók to Britten, including a new work by Sir James MacMillan.

A side on profile of Nora smiling

Britten Sinfonia & Nora Fischer

Inspired by Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey, Sarah Kirkland Snider’s indie/folk-inspired song cycle Penelope is a meditation on memory, identity and what it means to come home.

Thomas Ades conducting vigorously

Adès: The Tempest

Thomas Adès’s 2004 opera recreates Shakespeare’s enchanted isle on his own, utterly magical terms in what the New York Times called ‘one of the most inspired, audacious and personal operas in years.’