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Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings

Mark Padmore, tenor
Pekka Kuusisto, violin/director
Stephen Bell, horn

Nico Muhly Three Songs for Tenor & violin (and drone from orchestra)
Bartók Fourth movement from Quartet no. 4
Britten Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
Tuur Lighthouse
Judith Weir I give you the end of a golden string (world premiere tour)
Arne Nordheim Individualisierte Höhemessung der Lagen (from Partita fur Paul)
Nico Muhly Material in E flat for violin & drone from orchestra
Bartók Third movement from Quartet no. 4
Berg arr Schnittke Kanon
Arvo Pärt Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten
George Crumb God Music from Black Angels
Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn & Strings

Britten Sinfonia’s recent recording of Britten’s Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings with Mark Padmore has been acclaimed worldwide and these artists will perform the work in this fascinating concert. Violinist Pekka Kuusisto directs the orchestra in an illuminating programme of works which also includes a new work by Judith Weir, commissioned by the Britten Pears Foundation and Royal Philharmonic Society, to celebrate Britten’s centenary and the Bicentenary of the Royal Philharmonic Society.

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Friday, 22 November, 2013 - 19:30 to 22:00
Event location: 
7.30pm, West Road Concert Hall