Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé offer a programme of some of Britten’s best loved orchestral music at Aldeburgh Festival together with a world premiere from German composer Wolfgang Rihm, one of the specially commissioned works celebrating the RPS Bicentenary. You can read more about our Bicentenary Commissions here. Britten: The Prince of the Pagodas - Pas de Six op. 57a
Britten: Our Hunting Fathers
Wolfgang Rihm: A Tribute (Über die Linie VIII) - world premiere *
Britten: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell (The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra)
Emma Bell - soprano
Sir Mark Elder - conductor
* 2013 Royal Philharmonic Society / Britten-Pears Foundation commission to celebrate the centenary of the birth of Benjamin Britten and the bicentenary of the foundation of the Royal Philharmonic Society.