At Lunch Three - Britten Sinfonia - Caroline Shaw

At Lunch Three 2017-18

Cambridge London Norwich
17 – 20 Apr 2018

Caroline Shaw

Thousandth Orange (world premiere tour)

Brahms

Piano Quartet No. 1 in G minor

Caroline Shaw

Artists

Clare Finnimore

Principal Viola

Caroline Dearnley

Principal Cello

Summary

Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer Caroline Shaw’s new work is premiered in the third At Lunch concert of the season. Completing the programme, Brahms’ expansive Piano Quartet No. 1 is a key chamber work which harks back to Schubert, while paving the way for the future through its lasting influence on Schoenberg.

Download the programme notes here

Cambridge – Post Concert Talk, 2.15pm
Caroline Shaw discusses her new work.

Wigmore Hall – Pre Concert Talk, 12.15pm
Caroline Shaw talks to Dr Kate Kennedy about her new work.

Help support Caroline Shaw’s new work via our Musically Gifted scheme

Find out more about Caroline Shaw in this Q&A

We spoke to Caroline Shaw about Brahms in this blog.