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. 

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Colin Lawson, Director of the Royal College of Music: The dynamic cultural advocacy of the RPS makes an incalculable contribution to British musical life.


The Philharmonic Society was founded by professional musicians in 1813 to perform publicly ‘in the most perfect manner possible, the best and most approved music'.