Sat 16 Jun 7:30pmFrom £5.00 to £35.00
Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
Huw Watkins piano
Oliver Knussen conductor
Copland Music for a Great City 23′
Philip Cashian Piano Concerto. The Book of Ingenious Devices 25′ (world premiere)
Feldman Structures 10′
Copland Appalachian Spring Suite 25′
(ends approx. 9.50pm)
Bold lines, primary colours and a rhythmic energy that speaks plainly and without compromise – Copland’s music has a personality that’s hard to ignore, whether he’s evoking a Pennsylvanian farm wedding or the urban canyons of Manhattan. In this arresting programme, Oliver Knussen pairs major Copland orchestral works with music by Feldman – a composer who took Copland’s all-American simplicity and refined it into a vision of the infinite – and a new concerto by Philip Cashian, premiered by fellow composer Huw Watkins.
This performance will be recorded for future broadcast by BBC Radio 3
Main Image Credit: Sim Canetty-Clark