Britten Sinfonia Concert

Sun 20 May 2012 19.30

the apex, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3FD

Event Price: £5 - £16

The Britten Sinfonia is one of Europe’s most dynamic chamber orchestras and has made a number of appearances at the Bury Festival. Tonight’s concert features a small ensemble from the orchestra, led by oboist Nick Daniel, playing a programme that includes Mozart’s Oboe Quartet and a beautiful Colin Matthews arrangement of Schumann’s song 'Mondnacht' for cor anglais and strings. The focus of this concert is Memoria by Cheryl Frances-Hoad, chosen by the Royal Philharmonic Society and BBC Radio 3 to be part of its Encore series of concerts. A pre-concert talk, featuring composer Cheryl Frances-Hoad in conversation with the RPS's Tom Hutchinson, will take place in the auditorium at 18.00. Find out more here.
Bach Sonata in Eb Finzi Prelude and Fugue for string trio Britten Phantasy, Op.2 Cheryl Frances-Hoad Memoria Schumann arr. Matthews Mondnacht Mozart Oboe Quartet in F This concert will be recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now.

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