Inaugural Resident Orchestra Concert

Saffron Walden
16 Oct 2016

Britten

Prelude & Fugue

Tallis

Why fum'th in fight

Vaughan Williams

Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis

James MacMillan

Stabat Mater (world premiere tour)

Summary

In our inaugural concert as Saffron Hall’s brand new Resident Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia is joined by The Sixteen to open our 2016-17 season. A typically illuminating programme places a new work by James MacMillan in context with music from Tallis to Vaughan Williams.

Pre-concert event, 6.15pm: Composer James MacMillan joins the talented young musicians of Britten Sinfonia Academy on stage for a discussion and performance of his music.

Barbican Podcast: James MacMillan, the Scottish composer and conductor, whose Stabat Mater is featured in this concert speaks about his new work and life as a composer.

Coach from Cambridge: Bookings are now closed for the coach