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Fri 16 Mar at 19:30

Royal Academy of Music: Duke's Hall, London

Oliver Knussen conducts Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble
Oliver Knussen conducts Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble
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Cage, Five
Wolpe, Chamber Piece no. 2
Marsey, new work
Birtwistle, Carmen arcadiae mechanicae perpetuum
Feldman, Madame Press Died Last Week at Ninety
Feldman, Routine Investigations
Varèse, Intégrales
Oliver Knussen, Conductor
Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble
Mon 19 Mar at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Ensemble intercontemporain
Birtwistle, Five Distances for Five Instruments
Carter, Retracing for bassoon
Carter, Retracing II for solo horn
Holliger, Sonata for oboe
Carter, Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux
Cage, Music for Wind Instruments
Ubaldini, Other (World première)
Soloists from the Ensemble Intercontemporain
Sophie Cherrier, Flute
Jérôme Comte, Clarinet
Jens McManama, French horn
Didier Pateau, Oboe
Paul Riveaux, Bassoon
Thu 19 Apr at 19:30
© Linda Nylund
ICMS: Colin Currie & Nicolas Hodges
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Feldman, The King of Denmark
Stockhausen, Klavierstück X
Birtwistle, New Work (Southbank Centre commission)
Colin Currie, Percussion
Nicolas Hodges, Piano
Mon 18 Jun at 19:30
Aldeburgh Festival

Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Knussen and Festival Ensemble
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Feldman, Mary Anne’s Theme
Debussy, 3 Chansons de Bilitis (arr. Boulez)
Birtwistle, Three Songs from The Holy Forest (UK premiere of complete work)
Nicolaou, Frames for piano duet (UK premiere)
Bartók, Dukas, Goosens, Malipiero and Stravinsky, Le Tombeau de Debussy
Birtwistle, Keyboard Engine (World premiere)
Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble
Oliver Knussen, Conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Claire Booth, Soprano
Fri 22 Jun at 11:00
Aldeburgh Festival

Britten Studio, Snape Maltings, Aldeburgh

Britten-Pears Young Artists Alumni II
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Birtwistle, Carmen arcadiae mechanicae perpetuum
Dallapiccola, Piccola musica notturna
Friel, A Line Alive (world premiere)
Howard, Painkiller (world premiere)
Jones, Betelgeuse Astral Funicular (world premiere)
Abrahamsen, Winternacht
Berio, Berceuse for György Kurtág
Jarventausta, Tumma (world premiere)
Latimer, New work (world premiere)
Poe, Mirror Rim (world premiere)
Slater, Soaring in Stasis (world premiere)
Jonathan Berman, Conductor
Instrumentalists from the Britten-Pears Young Artists Programme
Sun 16 Sep at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

New Music Britain
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Birtwistle, Fanfare (*)
Holst, Egdon Heath, homage to Hardy, Op.47
Turnage, Dispelling the Fears, for two trumpets and orchestra
Britten, Spring Symphony for soloists, mixed choir, children's choir and orchestra, Op.44
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Philip Cobb, Trumpet
Gábor Tarkövi, Trumpet
Elizabeth Watts, Soprano
Alice Coote, Mezzo-soprano
Allan Clayton, Tenor
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey, Choirmaster / chorus director
Tiffin Choirs
Sat 20 Oct at 19:00
© Clelia Carbonari
On the Hour – London Sinfonietta
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Feldman, Bass Clarinet and Percussion
Reich, Four Organs
Birtwistle, Pulse Sampler
Stockhausen, Zeitmaße
London Sinfonietta
Sound Intermedia, Sound
Rex Lawson, Piano
Sun 28 Oct at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich
Bartók, Mikrokosmos (Seven Pieces)
Ravel, Sites auriculaires
Birtwistle, Keyboard Engine
Messiaen, Visions de l'amen, for two pianos
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Wed 14 Nov at 20:00
© Giorgia Bertazzi
Harrison’s Clocks – Alasdair Beatson
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Beethoven, Bagatelle in A-flat major, Op. 33, No.7
Birtwistle, Harrison’s Clocks V
Ligeti, Musica Ricercata (Nos. 3 & 7)
Kurtág, Perpetuum mobile (objet trouvé)
Messiaen, Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus (Regard du Temps)
Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op.15 (Kind im Einschlummern)
Fauré, Nocturne no. 9 in B minor, Op. 97
Bartók, Out of Doors suite (Szabadban) Sz 81 (Night Music)
Schumann, Gesänge der Frühe, Op.133 (No. 1)
Ravel, Miroirs: La vallée des cloches
Nancarrow, Three Canons for Ursula: Canon A
Alasdair Beatson, Piano
Wed 1 May 2019 at 19:30

Barbican Hall, London

Birtwistle Première
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Birtwistle, New work * (World première)
Adams, Harmonielehre
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor