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Queen Elizabeth Hall, London


An evening of solos, duos, and ensemble pieces – small in scale but packing quite a punch. Hear Sir Harrison Birtwistle's Five Lessons in a Frame, which ‘frames’ a series of duets he wrote for London Sinfonietta musicians, as we celebrate the ensemble’s relationship with the composer in his 85th birthday year. The concert features the world premiere of Edward Nesbit's new piece for viola and ensemble performed by London Sinfonietta’s Principal Viola, Paul Silverthorne. The programme also includes the highly imaginative ensemble music of Chaya Czernowin.

Sir Harrison Birtwistle The Message
Sir Harrison Birtwistle An Interrupted Endless Melody
Edward Nesbit  Viola Concerto (world premiere)
Cheryl Frances-Hoad Bouleumeta
Chaya Czernowin Lovesong
Sir Harrison Birtwistle Five Lessons in a Frame

Geoffrey Paterson conductor
Mark van de Wiel clarinet
Paul Silverthorne viola
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  • £15 - £20 (Booking fee £3)

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    Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre

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