2010 News Archive

  • 06 December 2010 - 5 star concert on BBC Radio 3

    Barbara Hannigan Mysteries of the Macabre performance on BBC Radio 3, 7pm 6 December

  • 22 November 2010 - Rufus Wainwright & Britten Sinfonia

    In July 2011 Rufus is resident at the Royal Opera House for five nights

  • 17 November 2010 - Jazz pianist Brad Mehldau with Britten Sinfonia

    Live performance of Brad’s album Highway Rider at the Barbican

  • 11 November 2010 - Composers’ Workshop with James MacMillan and the Music of Life Foundation
  • 26 October 2010 - Reviews of These New Puritans and Britten Sinfonia

    Read the latest reviews

  • 26 October 2010 - Britten Sinfonia and These New Puritans

    Britten Sinfonia joined These New Puritans for a live performance of their recent album Hidden

  • 22 October 2010 - Nicholas Daniel performs MacMillan

    BBC Radio 3 broadcast and latest press reviews

  • 22 October 2010 - MacMillan conducts MacMillan

    James MacMillan’s new Oboe Concerto preformed by Nicholas Daniel with Britten Sinfonia in Birmingham, London, Norwich, Cambridge and Chelmsford 15 - 24 October 2010

  • 21 October 2010 - In C in Swavesey

    Britten Sinfonia and Swavesey students perform Terry Riley’s In C.

  • 21 October 2010 - In C in Swavesey

    Britten Sinfonia and Swavesey students perform Terry Riley’s In C.

  • 13 October 2010 - New Chairman of Board of Directors

    Stephen Bourne becomes Chairman of Britten Sinfonia

  • 07 October 2010 - Latest Podcast Released

    Britten Sinfonia musicians discuss the 2010-11 At Lunch series

  • 01 September 2010 - Back to school!

    Britten Sinfonia is looking ahead to some exciting Creative Learning projects with schools coming up this season.

  • 31 August 2010 - New season is just around the corner…

    Concerts featuring James MacMillan, Mark Padmore, These New Puritans…

  • 09 August 2010 - New Film About Britten Sinfonia

    Wash Media have been working with Britten Sinfonia to create a film that encapsulates the orchestras work

  • 26 July 2010 - Life on tour with Britten Sinfonia

    We took a camera behind the scenes on Britten Sinfonia’s Britten in America tour earlier this year, to capture the orchestra at work and at play. See the resulting short film here.

  • 19 July 2010 - Summer Festivals well under way

    Britten Sinfonia is focussed on Festivals over the summer months. So far this year we have performed at Brighton, Aldeburgh and City of London Festivals and still to come this summer; performances at the world famous BBC Proms and Glyndebourne Festivals.

  • 16 July 2010 - City of London Festival 2010

    Joanna MacGregor directs Britten Sinfonia in the 2010 City of London Festival, 5 July 2010

  • 13 July 2010 - Wider Opportunities Celebration

    Musicians from Britten Sinfonia have been working with Norfolk children who have recently begun learning instruments. The combined ensemble performed to parents and teachers at St Andrew’s Hall, Norwich and The Corn Exchange, King’s Lynn.

  • 07 July 2010 - Tune in to Britten Sinfonia

    Britten Sinfonia on Anglia tv News and BBC Radio 3 this week

  • 23 June 2010 - Concerts Assistant Vacancy

    An exciting opportunity to play an integral role in Britten Sinfonia’s Concerts Department.

  • 19 June 2010 - Aldeburgh Festival 2010

    Britten Sinfonia perfromed with Pierre-Laurent Aimard

  • 02 June 2010 - 2010-11 Season now on sale

    Britten Sinfonia’s concerts at the Southbank Centre’s Queen Elizabeth Hall in London, West Road Concert Hall in Cambridge and in the Theatre Royal in Norwich for the 2010-11 Season are now on sale.

  • 28 May 2010 - Imogen Cooper directs Beethoven

    Imogen Cooper joined Britten Sinfonia for Beethoven’s Emperor Concerto

  • 15 April 2010 - Britten in America official tour film!

    We took a film crew on tour with us to The Netherlands, here are the results…

  • 14 April 2010 - Award Nomination

    Britten Sinfonia is delighted to announce that we have been nominated for a Classical Music Prize 2010 in the category ‘large ensemble or orchestra’ by The Association of Dutch Theatre and Concert Halls (VSCD)

  • 12 April 2010 - Passion & Resurrection

    Recent reviews and blogs for our concerts of Eriks Esenvalds music with Polyphony.

  • 26 March 2010 - Norfolk children enjoy Big concert!

    On Monday 22 March, over 200 six and seven year olds from six Norfolk primary schools enjoyed a very special concert by a Britten Sinfonia string quintet, the culmination of a Creative Learning project which started back in January.

  • 17 February 2010 - Britten in America: looking back

    We equipped violinist Lizzie Ball with a digital camcorder to document the goings-on behind the scenes at our recent tour with Mark Padmore and Pekka Kussisto.

  • 09 February 2010 - Creative Learning Bus(es)

    Our Creative Learning department has been very busy since a quiet January, they have been involved in a great range of projects and have managed to find time to write a blog about it to share their update with everyone too.

  • 09 February 2010 - Great Britten

    Our Britten in America concert is currently on tour around the UK, here is what people so far have thought about it in Cambridge, Bradford on Avon, Dartintgton and London. We hope you can join us in Cockermouth, Southampton and Norwich this week.

  • 28 January 2010 - Nico Muhly and Britten Sinfonia a hit with the critics.

    Nico Muhly’s residency with Britten Sinfonia is well underway and all involved seem to be enjoying the experience, read what people have been saying…

  • 27 January 2010 - Britten in America

    Previews and reviews from our Britten in America tour with Nico Muhly, Pekka Kuusisto and Mark Padmore

  • 23 January 2010 - Roundhouse concerts 23 & 24 January 2010

    Roundhouse concerts 23 & 24 January 2010

  • 19 January 2010 - BBC Radio 4 Front Row

    Nico Muhly talks to Kirsty Lang about his residency with Britten Sinfonia which includes premières of new works and a composers’ workshop on Saturday 23 Jan.

  • 17 January 2010 - At Lunch 2

    Reviews of our recent At Lunch 2 concerts 17 - 22 January

  • 15 January 2010 - ‘Creating an ensemble drama with the Britten Sinfonia’

    Charlotte Higgins, of the Guardian, looks at Britten Sinfonia’s concert staging and the benefits of working without a conductor

  • 15 January 2010 - Nico Muhly Residency

    Some press articles about Nico’s residency with britten Sinfonia during January and February 2010.

  • 13 January 2010 - Joanna MacGregor SinfoniaCast

    Our latest SinfoniaCast features exclusive extracts from our latest CD release with Joanna MacGregor; ‘Live in Buenos Aires’, as well as a recent interview with Joannna. She talks South American composers, touring with Britten Sinfonia, and much more…

  • 04 January 2010 - Roundhouse, London performances

    We have two performances coming up at the Roundhouse in London. The first is with internationally renowned pianist Joanna MacGregor on 23 January and the second on 24 January with Nico Muhly during his residency with us.

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Goldberg Variations

The Hexagon, Reading
05 April 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia, perform works by Mozart, Martynov and Bach in The Hexagon, Reading.

Mr Big Family Concert 2014

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
06 April 2014 3:00pm

An interactive family concert featuring live illustrations from Mr Big's author, Ed Vere.

Bach St John Passion

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
16 April 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia is joined by a stellar line-up of soloists and its acclaimed professional choir, Britten Sinfonia Voices for these Easter performances of Bach's masterpiece.

Bach St John Passion

Concertgebouw, Amsterdam
17 April 2014 8:15pm

Britten Sinfonia is joined by a stellar line-up of soloists and its acclaimed professional choir, Britten Sinfonia Voices for these Easter performances of Bach's masterpiece.

Bach St John Passion

Barbican Hall, London
18 April 2014 6:00pm

Britten Sinfonia is joined by a stellar line-up of soloists and its acclaimed professional choir, Britten Sinfonia Voices for these Easter performances of Bach's masterpiece.

Bach St John Passion

Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
19 April 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia is joined by a stellar line-up of soloists and its acclaimed professional choir, Britten Sinfonia Voices for these Easter performances of Bach's masterpiece.

Bach St John Passion

Norwich Theatre Royal, Norwich
20 April 2014 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia is joined by a stellar line-up of soloists and its acclaimed professional choir, Britten Sinfonia Voices for these Easter performances of Bach's masterpiece.

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