Farewell to Stromness
Watercraft (world premiere)
Machair to Myrrh
Where Are You Tonight (I Wonder)
Sonderho Bridal Trilogy
Eadar-Thìr (Between Lands)
This Scottish folk-inspired concert features works by Sir James MacMillan, Peter Maxwell Davies and a new work by Robert Singer, the winner of Britten Sinfonia’s OPUS2018 competition for unpublished composers will also receive its world premiere, the composer having been mentored by James MacMillan.
Please note that for personal reasons Hannah Rarity has withdrawn from this series of performances. Britten Sinfonia is very grateful to Mary Ann Kennedy who has agreed to appear at short notice.
See Robert Singer’s Musically Gifted page for details of how you can receive signed scores, free tickets and even meet the composer.
London: Pre-concert talk with Dr Kate Kennedy, 12.15pm (free to ticket holders, available here)
Robert Singer discusses his new work with Dr Kate Kennedy. The talk will be released as a podcast – subscribe to Britten Sinfonia’s podcasts on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, or listen straight from SoundCloud and Audioboom.
Cambridge: Post-concert talk with Dr Tim Watts (free to all ticket holders)
Dr Tim Watts leads a discussion with Robert Singer winner about his new work.
Photo © Seán Purser