Recent Reviews

  • 16 May 2016 - The Dark Mirror: Zender’s Winterreise

    Reviews from The Dark Mirror, our collaboration with tenor Ian Bostridge and video artist/director Netia Jones for this new theatrical staging of Schubert’s Winterreise.

  • 03 May 2016 - Benjamin Grosvenor directs

    Reviews from our performances with outstanding young pianist Benjamin Grosvenor, featuring the world premiere of Elena Langer’s Story of an Impossible Love.

  • 15 Apr 2016 - At Lunch Four

    Reviews from our At Lunch Four programme, featuring music for piano quartet and the world premiere of Bryce Dessner’s El Chan.

  • 30 Mar 2016 - Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest

    Reviews from the revival of the Royal Opera House’s 2013 production of Gerald Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest, featuring Britten Sinfonia.

  • 22 Mar 2016 - James MacMillan’s Seven Last Words from the Cross

    Reviews from our Easter performances of James MacMillan’s dramatic meditation on Christ’s final words, Seven Last Words from the Cross.

  • 12 Feb 2016 - Louis Andriessen in Focus

    Reviews from the first of our double-bill of Louis Andriessen in Focus concerts, part of the Barbican’s series M is for Man, Music & Mystery.

  • 25 Jan 2016 - At Lunch Two

    Reviews from performances of our At Lunch Two programme in January 2016.

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Ian Bostridge directs

Norwich Theatre Royal, Norwich
19 June 2016 7:30pm

Ian Bostridge joins Britten Sinfonia for Britten's Serenade for tenor, horn and strings.

Britten Sinfonia at St Denis Festival 2016

Basilica Cathedral of St Denis, Paris
20 June 2016 8:30pm

Rosemary Standley, singer with international music collective, Moriarty, and young Brazilian cellist/singer-songwriter Dom La Nena (known as a duo as Birds on a Wire) join forces with Britten Sinfonia for new arrangements of ballads and lullabies.

Aldeburgh Festival 2016

Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape
23 June 2016 7:30pm

Britten Sinfonia is joined by preeminent conductor/composer Oliver Knussen to present a programme as part of the 2016 Aldeburgh Festival.

Ian Bostridge directs

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge
24 June 2016 7:30pm

Ian Bostridge joins Britten Sinfonia for Britten's Serenade for tenor, horn and strings.

Britten Sinfonia At Lunch Five 2015-16

St Andrew's Hall, Norwich
30 June 2016 1:00pm

Britten Sinfonia Academy, now celebrating its fifth year, performs its own At Lunch programme featuring a world premiere.

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