Podcasts

Welcome to SinfoniaCast. Britten Sinfonia’s podcast series brings you opportunities to look behind the scenes at highlights from our recent and forthcoming productions. If there are any artists you’d like to see featured in future, get in touch.

Our pre-concert talks are a perfect accompaniment to the concert experience - an opportunity to get to know composers and soloists a little better, as well as to find out more about the music that they will be performing. We know that not everyone can make it to these, and so we’ve started to record a selection of our talks. Perfect listening if you’ve been to one of our concerts and want to find out more!

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Previous SinfoniaCasts

Brett Dean pre-concert talk

Fiona Talkington talks to Brett Dean about his new work, co-commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and Wigmore Hall.

William Cole pre-concert talk

James Redwood talks to composer, William Cole about his new work co-commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and Wigmore Hall.

Roderick Williams pre-concert talk

James Redwood talks to composer and baritone, Roderick Williams about his new work co-commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and Wigmore Hall. They are also joined by librettist Karen Hayes.

Sally Beamish pre-concert talk

James Redwood talks to Sally Beamish prior to the premiere of her new work, The King's Alchemist, at London's Wigmore Hall

SinfoniaCast 23

Find out all about Britten Sinfonia's Academy and our Creative Learning programme from Creative Learning Director Isobel Timms and violinist Alexandra Reid.

SinfoniaCast 22

In this podcast we explore the music we have commissioned for the 2013-14 season and ways you can help support the creation of new music through our Musically Gifted scheme.

SinfoniaCast 21

Find out what's coming up in the 2013-14 Britten Sinfonia season. A little taster of some of the must hear events and the unique programme of music (both new and old) that Britten Sinfonia is excited to take around the UK and beyond.

Barbican Podcast: Britten Sinfonia Associate Ensemble

Ahead of Britten Sinfonia's first season as Associate Ensemble at the Barbican, Marcus O’Dair and Ben Eshmade speak to artists and key members from the orchestra about their exciting year ahead.

Sinfonia Cast 20

A podcast about the launch of Britten Sinfonia Voices, the orchestras new choir, in December 2011

Sinfonia Cast 19

A podcast about the Britten Sinfonia 2011-12 At Lunch series featuring new commissions by Luke Bedford, Charlie Piper and Elspeth Brooke

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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