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LONG SONG OF SOLITUDE

The music and life of Claude Vivier

Southbank Centre's Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

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Please note: Booking will open on Thursday 11 November 2021

A celebration of the music and influence of Canadian composer Claude Vivier. The event features his masterwork, Lonely Child, or as he refers to as his 'long song of solitude'.

Nicole Lizée’s new piece for London Sinfonietta draws inspiration from Vivier’s work, addressing isolation in contemporary society. Her style blends video, soap opera plots and electronics into new music that provides a commentary on daily life.

The concert involves the combined forces of the London Sinfonietta sitting side-by-side with the next generation of exciting musicians to emerge from the Royal Academy of Music and features the extraordinary talents of conductor Ilan Volkov and soprano Claire Booth.

Claude Vivier  Zipangu
Nicole Lizée  New work (London Sinfonietta commission, world premiere)
Claude Vivier  Lonely Child

Claire Booth  soprano
Ilan Volkov  conductor
London Sinfonietta
Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble

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  • £22, £15

    Venue: (view map)

    Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre
     

    Box Office No:
    02038799555