November 2016 concerts


17 Oct 2016

In a busy November Britten Sinfonia celebrate Steve Reich’s 80th birthday and give the European premiere of Gerald Barry’s Alice’s Adventures Under Ground amongst other projects

October 2016 concerts


28 Sep 2016

Britten Sinfonia give the premiere tour of James MacMillan’s Stabat Mater and are resident at Aldeburgh Music for their Britten weekend.

Britten Sinfonia Academy 2016-17


28 Sep 2016

Britten Sinfonia Academy turns five in a 2016-17 season of new commissions, performances and workshops

Britten Sinfonia & Thomas Adès at the BBC Proms


01 Aug 2016

Britten Sinfonia returns to the BBC Proms, with a programme conducted by regular artistic collaborator, Thomas Adès.

2016-17 season announced


22 Jul 2016

Details of Britten Sinfonia’s 2016-17 season

Summer 2016


16 Jun 2016

Britten Sinfonia returns to Aldeburgh Festival with Oliver Knussen, and the BBC Proms with Thomas Ades, and tours to Cambridge and Norwich.

May 2016


26 Apr 2016

Britten Sinfonia makes debut tour of China, performs with Alice Coote and Mahan Esfahani, and goes on a haunting journey with Ian Bostridge in Netia Jones’ production The Dark Mirror – Zender’s Winterreise.

BBC Music Magazine Premiere Award


06 Apr 2016

James MacMillan’s Oboe Concerto, recorded for Harmonia Mundi by Britten Sinfonia and Nicholas Daniel wins BBC Music Magazine Award.

Benjamin Grosvenor


30 Mar 2016

Young pianist makes his directing debut with Britten Sinfonia.

Spring concerts and productions


08 Mar 2016

Details of Britten Sinfonia’s concerts and performances this spring.

OPUS2016 winner announced


18 Feb 2016

Sohrab Uduman wins Britten Sinfonia’s competition for unpublished composers.

New music and outstanding partnerships


26 Jan 2016

Britten Sinfonia announces 2016-17 season as Associate Ensemble at the Barbican.