Videos

Britten Sinfonia regularly release films about our work and concerts. These include behind the scenes footage, interviews and concert performances.

Phoenix School Creative Orchestra Project: Graphic Scores

The Phoenix School Creative Orchestra Project was lead by Duncan Chapman with Bridget Carey (viola), Jack McNeill (clarinet) and Tim Gunnell (percussion). It involved 14 students with special educational needs and disabilities. This video shows a series of graphic scores the participants created which were then performed by the Britten Sinfonia musicians.

The project was funded by Peterborough Music Hub and Phoenix School.

Player Profile: Clare Finnimore

Clare Finnimore (Principal Viola) is featured in the fourth of our Player Profile series. Clare talks about her diverse work with Britten Sinfonia and her favourite moments.

The Link Ensemble

The Link Ensemble is a new creative group, led by Duncan Chapman, integrating students with special education needs at Comberton Village College with their GCSE peers through workshops with Britten Sinfonia musicians. In this film participants talk about working with Britten Sinfonia.

TAKE TWO: Oliver Knussen in Focus

Ahead of our TAKE TWO: Oliver Knussen in Focus double-bill at the Barbican our musicians talk about working with Knussen and performing his music.

2015-16 season trailer

A short trailer highlighting some of our key projects and collaborations during the 2015-16 season.

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TAKE TWO : Louis Andriessen in Focus One

Barbican Hall, London
09 February 2016 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia’s TAKE TWO double-bill presents a compelling portrait, placing Andriessen’s distinctive output in the context of his musical influences, including Stravinsky, Bach, jazz, and minimalist contemporaries.

TAKE TWO : Louis Andriessen in Focus Two

Milton Court Concert Hall (Barbican), London
13 February 2016 3:00pm

This dance infused programme explores Andriessen’s admiration for Stravinsky, with whom he shares an acute ear for colour and clarity of expression, the influence of Bach and his life-long love of jazz.

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch Three 2015-16

St Andrew's Hall, Norwich
19 February 2016 1:00pm

A lunchtime concert with works by Debussy and Bjarnason offering a rich exploration of colour and harmonies.

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch Three 2015-16

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
23 February 2016 1:00pm

A lunchtime concert with works by Debussy and Bjarnason offering a rich exploration of colour and harmonies.

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch Three 2015-16

Wigmore Hall, London
24 February 2016 1:00pm

A lunchtime concert with works by Debussy and Bjarnason offering a rich exploration of colour and harmonies.

Debussy, Donatoni & Bjarnason

Turner Sims Concert Hall, Southampton
25 February 2016 8:00pm

An evening of chamber music at Turner Sims Concert Hall, featuring music by Debussy, Donatoni and a new work by Daníel Bjarnason.

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