News & Reviews

Below you will find the latest news, reviews and blog posts from Britten Sinfonia including information on our latest Creative Learning Projects, fundraising campaigns and residencies. To read our press releases please click here.

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Alice’s Adventures Under Ground

Review 29 Nov 2016

Reviews from the European premiere of Gerald Barry’s Alice’s Adventures Under Ground.

The Independent
Arts Desk
Broadway World
The Guardian
Financial Times
The Times
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Independent Opera

Review 18 Nov 2016

Stabat Mater with The Sixteen

Review 17 Oct 2016

Reviews from the world premiere performances of James MacMillan’s Stabat Mater with The Sixteen.

The Times
Arts Desk
Classical Source
The Guardian
The Financial Times
The Tablet
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BBC Proms 2016

Review 17 Aug 2016

Reviews from our performance at the 2016 BBC Proms conducted by Thomas Adès and featuring cellist Steven Isserlis and violinist Augustin Hadelich.

The Guardian
Independent
Classical Source
BachTrack
Thoroughly Good blog
MusicOMH
The Observer
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The Dark Mirror : Zender’s Winterreise

Review 16 May 2016

Reviews from Netia Jones’ dramatic staging of Zender’s Winterreise starring Ian Bostridge, co-produced by the Barbican and Britten Sinfonia.

Financial Times
The Observer
The Arts Desk
The Telegraph
The Guardian
The Times
The Stage
The Cusp
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Benjamin Grosvenor directs

Review 03 May 2016

Reviews from our concerts with young pianist Benjamin Grosvenor , which also celebrated Jacqueline Shave’s first ten years as Britten Sinfonia leader

The Times
The Guardian
Independent
The Telegraph
Thoroughly Good blog
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At Lunch Four 2015-16

Review 15 Apr 2016

Reviews from our At Lunch Four concerts featuring a new work by Bryce Dessner

Cambridge News
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James MacMillan’s Seven Last Words from the Cross

Review 22 Mar 2016

Reviews from our Easter performances in Birmingham, Cambridge and London of James MacMillan’s Seven Last Words from the Cross conducted by Eamonn Dougan

The Times
The Guardian
Bachtrack
Cambridge News
Birmingham Post
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Louis Andriessen in Focus One: La Passione

Review 11 Feb 2016

Reviews from our concert featuring Louis Andriessen’s La Passione alongside Steve Martland’s Tiger Dancing and Steve Reich’s The Desert Music at the Barbican.

Financial Times
The Guardian
The Times
ArtsDesk
Classical Source
OPera Today
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