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Britten Sinfonia

Feb 27th 2018 @ Milton Court Concert Hall

London, United Kingdom
I Was There
Tuesday, February 27th, 2018
7:30 PM
Milton Court Concert Hall
London, United Kingdom
A programme of

Byrd/Gesualdo/Monteverdi arr. Denk
Motets

Stravinsky
Concerto for piano and winds

Nancarrow
A selection of piano solos

Milhaud
La création du monde

Gershwin
Rhapsody in Blue (original jazz band version

From its opening clarinet glissando Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue has become synonymous with 1920s America and its popularity continues to this day. Performed here in the original jazz band arrangement by Britten Sinfonia and acclaimed pianist Jeremy Denk, the work is paired with Stravinsky’s rhythmically complex Concerto for piano and wind.
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