At Lunch Four 2013-14 - Britten Sinfonia

At Lunch Four 2013-14

Norwich Cambridge London
02 – 07 May 2014

Tintner

Ellipse

Brett Dean

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

Schoenberg

Quartet No. 2

Artists

Jacqueline Shave

violin/director

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 At Lunch concert we hear the premiere of his new work commissioned by Britten Sinfonia and Wigmore Hall with Brett himself performing. Completing the programmeis Schoenberg’s revolutionary and expressive 2nd string quartet and George Tintner’s rarely heard Ellipse.

Wigmore Hall: In Conversation – 12.15pm

Fiona Talkington talks to Brett Dean about his new work.

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