New work for oboe quintet (world premiere tour)
String Quintet in C minor 406/516b
A programme centred on the artistry of renowned oboist Nicholas Daniel featuring a new work by Brian Elias commissioned by Wigmore Hall for Nicholas and Britten Sinfonia, alongside Finzi’s intimate yet cinematic Interlude and Mozart’s String Quintet in C minor with the oboe taking the role of the first violin.
Download the programme notes.
Brian Elias wrote about the composition of his new piece in this blog post.
London – Pre-concert talk, 12.15pm
Dr Kate Kennedy talks to Brian Elias about his new work
Cambridge – Post-concert talk, 2.15pm
A discussion about the programme
"This must have been the oboe equivalent of when Usain Bolt ran the 100m and 200m finals, followed by the 4 x 100m relay, but all in one day."Read More