At Lunch Four 2012-13 - Britten Sinfonia

At Lunch Four 2012-13

London Norwich Cambridge
03 – 09 Apr 2013

Britten

Six Metamorphoses after Ovid

Britten

Tema 'Sacher'

Bridge

Two Old English Songs

Ryan Latimer (OPUS 2013 commission)

Divertimento (world premiere tour)

Britten

Suite for Harp

Bridge

Sir Roger de Coverley

Artists

Miranda Dale

Principal 2nd Violin

Clare Finnimore

Principal Viola

Caroline Dearnley

Principal Cello

Nicholas Daniel

Principal Oboe

Lucy Wakeford

Principal Harp

Summary

Britten Sinfonia’s principals close this commemorative series with a showcase including Britten’s solo works. Featured is Britten’s rarely performed Suite for Harp and oboe masterpiece Six Metamorphoses after Ovid. No retrospective would be complete without the man who so profoundly influenced Britten’s musical development. Bridge’s Two Old English Songs and Sir Roger de Coverley are two of his most-loved works and show Bridge’s exemplary writing for strings. The winner of Britten Sinfonia’s open composition competition, Opus 2013 receives its premiere.

 

Divertimento was co-commissioned by Wigmore Hall and Britten Sinfonia.

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