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Benjamin Grosvenor Directs

Bartók String Quartet No. 2 (2nd movement)
Elena Langer New work (world premiere tour) *
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in B flat, K.595
Strauss Metamorphosen

Benjamin Grosvenor (1), piano/director
Jacqueline Shave, violin/director

In a long list of outstanding young composers and musicians to have worked with Britten Sinfonia, few come with a higher pedigree than pianist Benjamin Grosvenor. Still only 23 years old, he makes his Britten Sinfonia debut, directing from the keyboard Mozart’s last Piano Concerto No. 27 in a concert that also celebrates Britten Sinfonia’s charismatic leader Jacqueline Shave’s first decade with the orchestra.

Pre-concert Event – 6.30pm

The world premiere of three new works by 2015 Cambridge University Composers Workshop winner, Alex Tay. (free to ticket holders)

*This new work has been commissioned by the William Alwyn Foundation.

TICKETS: £30, £25, £15; students £5. Available from Cambridge Live Tickets. Tel: 01223 357851; email:; web:

Wednesday, 27 April, 2016 - 19:30 to 22:00
Event location: 
7.30pm, West Road Concert Hall