Spain Tour 2014 - Britten Sinfonia

Spain Tour 2014

Murcia Madrid
29 – 30 Jan 2014

Purcell arr. Britten

Chacony in G minor

Britten

Phantasy Quartet, Op. 2

Bridge arr. Britten

There is a Willow Grows Aslant a Brook

Mahler arr. David Matthews

Rückert Lieder

Thomas Adès

Court Studies from The Tempest

Purcell

Rondeau from Abdelazer Suite

Oliver Knussen

Songs without Voices, Op. 26

Britten

Sinfonietta Op. 1

Artists

Summary

Britten Sinfonia tour Spain in January 2014 with contralto, Claudia Huckle, performing a programme of works which examine Benjamin Britten, his influences and his contemporaries.

The programme will feature Britten’s first who Opuses alongside contemporary works by Thomas Adès and Oliver Knussen. Britten Sinfonia will also perform works composed by Britten’s influences: English Baroque composer, Pucell, his teacher, Frank Bridge and long term collaborator, David Matthews’ arrangement of Mahler’s Rückert Lieder.

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