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Sun 6 May 11am
Fri 8 Jun - Mon 11 Jun
Part of Aldeburgh Festival
Emily Howard’s new opera is a claustrophobic study of isolation, and a stark reminder of our cruelty to outsiders.
Mon 11 Jun 9:30pm
Bach’s Goldberg Variations follow the world premiere of Simon Holt’s new quartet, showcasing the oboe d’amore.
Tue 12 Jun 4pm
John Cage’s reimagination of the possibilities of the solo keyboard continues to fascinate, challenge and delight.
Thu 14 Jun 3pm
A continuation of Claire Chase's project, which celebrates the centenary of Varèse’s iconic Density 21.5.
Sat 16 Jun 4:30am
Beginning just before dawn, the audience encircle the performers, as the music works its wondrous transformation.
Sat 16 Jun 7:30pm
Oliver Knussen pairs major Copland orchestral works with music by Feldman, and a new concerto by Philip Cashian.
Mon 18 Jun 3pm
Barenboim performs works by Bach, Bartók, Michael Hersch and a world premiere from his close friend Johannes Borowski.
Mon 18 Jun 7:30pm
The programme includes Birtwistle, Feldman, and a rarely-heard collection of tributes to mark Debussy’s death.
Wed 20 Jun 7:30pm
Kopatchinskaja’s first programme with the MCO includes Stravinsky‘s wartime fairytale and Ligeti’s violin concerto
Thu 21 Jun 7:30pm
Hersch's new chamber cantata offers an uncompromisingly emotional response to correspondence from a now-departed friend.
Fri 22 Jun 11am
A celebration of Oliver Knussen and Colin Matthews’ Contemporary Composition and Performance course at Snape Maltings.
Fri 22 Jun 3pm
Music by Beethoven and Haydn is placed alongside two new works, including a festival commission by Simon Holt.
Fri 22 Jun 7:30pm
A staged voyage through revolutionary voices that shaped and redefined music from Bach to the present day.
Fri 22 Jun 10pm
Janáček’s Intimate Letters is followed by a new work by a classical violinist and electronic musician.