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Beethoven Symphony Cycle (No’s 4 & 5)

Gerald Barry

Piano Concerto (London premiere)

Beethoven

Symphony No. 4 in B flat, Op.60

Beethoven

Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op.67

Summary

Thomas Adès and Britten Sinfonia’s journey through Beethoven’s Symphonies reaches the half-way point with the perennially popular, vivacious Symphony No 5 and the subdued, poignant Symphony No 4.

In this performance, Adès and the orchestra interpret and illuminate these two monuments of the orchestral repertoire, alongside the inventive music of Irish composer, Gerald Barry. The concert features the London premiere of Barry’s Piano Concerto written specially for, and performed by Nicolas Hodges.

Find out more about the Beethoven Symphony Cycle here.

Saffron Hall – Pre-concert talk, 6.30pm

Nicolas Hodges discusses Gerald Barry’s Piano Concerto (free to ticket holders)

2018
May
19
7:30PM
Saffron Walden 
Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden
2018
May
22
7:30PM
London 
Barbican, London

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