LeFanu: The Crimson Bird, RPS Elgar Bursary Commission

19 Jan 2017

Friday 17 February at 7.30pm, Barbican Hall 

The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ilan Volkov, gives the world premiere of Nicola LeFanu’s first large orchestral work in 30 years, The Crimson Bird, at the Barbican on February 17th. Composing The Crimson Bird was made possible by the award of the Royal Philharmonic Society Elgar Bursary. 

Click here to read the press release


Diana Burrell, composer and Artistic Director of the Harwich Festival, Essex: The RPS is such an important organisation - where would music be without it?


The RPS is over 200 years old, founded in 1813 ‘to promote the performance, in the most perfect manner possible, of the best and most approved instrumental music'.