Britten Sinfonia Own Label

Britten Sinfonia launched its first own label CD in March 2009. The orchestra is acclaimed for its rigorous, adventurous approach to programming and Britten Sinfonia Own Label follows suit. To order copies of Britten Sinfonia's own label CD's for £10 each plus postage and packing please complete an order form and send with a cheque to Karys Orman, Britten Sinfonia, 13 Sturton Street, Cambridge, CB1 2SN.  Download order form

Read reviews of the two discs here

BS 001 Songs of the Sky CD coverThe first release set the tone, with artistic fusions and distinctive new works performed by Britten Sinfonia and outstanding guest artists. Songs of the Sky, features recent Britten Sinfonia commissions by Tarik O’Regan, Huw Watkins, Steve Martland, John Tavener and jazz saxophonist Jason Yarde and features soloists Alina Ibragimova, Nicholas Daniel, Julius Drake, Joanna MacGregor, Jacqueline Shave and Jason Yarde. The running order is:

BS 002 Hindemith CD coverBritten Sinfonia Own Label’s second release is devoted to the music of Paul Hindemith and in particular his compositions for the organ, used so creatively to create new sound-worlds in his ensemble piece, Kammermusick 7. Alongside his sublime wind quintet, Hindemith’s complete solo organ music is featured (including the first recording of his Zwei Stüke)performed by the celebrated young organist Daniel Hyde on the new organ by Orgalbau Kuhn at Jesus College Chapel, Cambridge.

Calendar

November 2014

Thomas Adès : See the Music, Hear the Dance

Sadler's Wells, London
01 November 2014 7:30pm

Pianist, conductor and composer, Thomas Adès is the subject of Sadler's Wells composer series in an evening of dance.

Thomas Adès

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
02 November 2014 7:30pm

Thomas Adès explores his own extraordinary soundscapes with Britten Sinfonia and violinist Pekka Kuusisto.

Curlew River - US Tour 2014

Memorial Hall, Carolina Performing Arts, North Carolina
06 November 2014 7:30pm

A revival of Netia Jones' critically acclaimed production of Britten's Curlew River takes to US stages in seven performances across New York, North Carolina and Berkeley.

Curlew River - US Tour 2014

Memorial Hall, Carolina Performing Arts, North Carolina
07 November 2014 8:00pm

A revival of Netia Jones' critically acclaimed production of Britten's Curlew River takes to US stages in seven performances across New York, North Carolina and Berkeley.

Curlew River - US Tour 2014

Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley
14 November 2014 8:00pm

A revival of Netia Jones' critically acclaimed production of Britten's Curlew River takes to US stages in seven performances across New York, North Carolina and Berkeley.

Curlew River - US Tour 2014

Zellerbach Hall, University of California, Berkeley
15 November 2014 2:00pm

A revival of Netia Jones' critically acclaimed production of Britten's Curlew River takes to US stages in seven performances across New York, North Carolina and Berkeley.

Turner Sims 40th Anniversary Gala

Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton
19 November 2014 8:00pm

Britten Sinfonia perform as part of this special event celebrating 40 years of Turner Sims.

John Woolrich at 60

Milton Court Concert Hall (Barbican), London
20 November 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia celebrate the 60th birthday of close friend, collaborator, composer and programmer, John Woolrich

John Woolrich at 60

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
21 November 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia celebrate the 60th birthday of close friend, collaborator, composer and programmer, John Woolrich

Cambridge Music Festival - Britten War Requiem

Ely Cathedral, Ely
22 November 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia join forces with musicians from the University of Cambridge for a performance of Britten's War Requiem in Ely.

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch 1 2014-15

St Andrew's Hall, Norwich
28 November 2014 1:00pm

An hour-long lunchtime concert featuring a new work by Patrick John Jones, winner of OPUS2014.

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