Press Releases

Britten Sinfonia’s national press agent is Sophie Cohen. Please contact Sophie for press tickets, interview requests etc.

Tel. +44 (0)20 7482 3466
Mob. +44 (0)7711 551 787

Press releases can be found below. If you would like access to our media centre containing images, logos and biographies pleaseĀ email

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Sohrab Uduman wins Britten Sinfonia’s competition for unpublished composers.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