Join us at Aldeburgh Festival
for the world premiere of a new songbook by Sally Beamish, Charlotte Bray, Anna Meredith and Thea Musgrave setting poems from Blake's famous illustrated poetry collection. The performance partners Benjamin Britten's effervescent children's work, Friday Afrernoons.
This Songbook is one of the specially commissioned works celebrating the RPS Bicentenary. You can read more about our Bicentenary Commissions here
.Beamish, Bray, Meredith and Musgrave
- Innocence and Experience for children’s choir and piano - world premiere* (Dedicated in memory of Richard Rodney Bennett)
New London Children’s Choir
* 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.