Brett Dean: Composer and Performer - Britten Sinfonia

Brett Dean: Composer and Performer

Amsterdam
08 May 2014

Tintner

Ellipse

Stravinsky

3 Pieces

Brett Dean

String Quartet No. 2 "And once I played Ophelia" (world premiere tour)

Schoenberg

Quartet No. 2

Artists

Miranda Dale

Principal 2nd Violin

Caroline Dearnley

Principal Cello

Summary

Composer Brett Dean started his musical career as a viola player and was a member of the Berlin Philharmonic from 1985-99. In this performance we hear his new work commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and Wigmore Hall with Brett himself performing. Completing the programme is Schoenberg’s revolutionary and expressive 2nd string quartet, Stravinsky’s 3 Pieces and George Tintner’s rarely heard Ellipse.

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