BBC Philharmonic Orchestra I

Friday 19 June 7.30pm (ends approx. 9.30pm)

From £5.00 to £38.00

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Part of Aldeburgh Festival

Friday 19 June 2020 - 7.30pm

There's a glossy, outdoorsy sheen to the Ravel, Britten and Respighi.

The Australian-American composer-arranger Percy Grainger’s brilliant orchestration of Ravel’s piano piece uses tuned percussion both to evoke the ‘valley of bells’ and to highlight Ravel’s gorgeous Javanese gamelan-inspired textures.

Britten’s dazzlingly virtuosic piano concerto is irresistable in the hands of Steven Osborne, one of the work’s great champions.

Respighi’s programmatic piece feels like a score to an imagined film, while Tom Coult’s new concerto, written for Daniel Pioro and receiving its second performance tonight, is similarly inspired by an outdoor space.

Booking opens on Tuesday 18 February at 10am
To champion our work and to enjoy priority booking, please consider becoming a supporter of Snape Maltings.

Festival First-Timers
Have you never been to one of our concerts before? We are offering new bookers £10 tickets to try Aldeburgh Festival for the first time. Find out how to claim.

BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Daniel Pioro violin
Steven Osborne piano
Ilan Volkov conductor

Ravel orch. Grainger La vallée des cloches 6’
Britten Piano Concerto 33’
Tom Coult Violin Concerto: Pleasure Garden 20’
Respighi Pines of Rome 23’

Venue Address:

Snape Maltings Concert Hall
Snape Maltings, Snape, Suffolk, IP17 1SP