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Bartok, Britten (orch. C. Matthew), Britten, Judith Weir, and Tippett

Sun 16th June 2013, 2:00pm

Live from Snape Maltings, Snape

Britten Sinfonia and soprano Sophie Bevan are conducted by Ryan Wigglesworth at the 2013 Aldeburgh Festival.

They perform festival founder Benjamin Britten's setting of poems by Arthur Rimbaud, Les Illuminations, and Tippett's ever-popular Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli. Also featured is Bartok's thrilling Music for Strings Percussion and Celeste and the World Premiere of "I give you the end of a golden string" by Judith Weir.


Tippett Fantasia Concertante on a theme of Corelli
Judith Weir I Give You the End of a Golden String
Britten Les Illuminations
Britten Three Songs for Les Illuminations (orch. C. Matthew)
Bartók Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste


Britten Sinfonia
Sandrine Piau Soprano
Ryan Wigglesworth Conductor