[ November 22, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] I’ve written two arrangements of Benjamin Britten’s Friday Afternoons – a set of twelve songs he wrote for school children in 1935. These arrangements (of ‘I mun be married on Sunday’ and ‘Jazz Man’) will be performed by London Symphony Orchestra players on their (nearly sold out!) Friday Afternoons concert on Friday 22nd November.
It’s easy – if you live in London – to become a little convinced that all the most important English musical activities take place within about a 10 mile radius of your home (and perhaps up at Aldeburgh, too). I was – personally – unaware of the incredible amount of high-quality performances going on every […]
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[ February 10, 2012; 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm. ]
The first allegretto from Britten's "Lachrymae"
At his free LSO Discovery Friday lunchtime concert – 12:30 at LSO St. Luke’s this Friday – LSO and London Sinfonietta principal violist Paul Silverthorne will be premiering a new collaborative work for Viola entitled Solo. This work is a sort of collaborative effort between Mark Simpson (Mov. I), Darren Bloom […]