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James Gaffigan and the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican – 6th November 2015

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A concert with a American theme features the  American conductor James Gaffigan, leading the London Symphony Orchestra into two works by Bernstein with the jazzy Prelude, Fugue and Riffs and the Hebrew setting of the Chichester Psalms. Also featured is Stravinsky’s Symphony in Three Movements which was his first major work after emigrating to the United States in 1939 .

The highlight of the night is the world premiere of  jazz legend Wynton Marsalis’ Violin Concerto played by the acclaimed violinist  Nicola Benedetti.

Programme

Bernstein Prelude, Fugue and Riffs
Wynton Marsalis Violin Concerto (world premiere)
Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements
Bernstein Chichester Psalms

Performers

James Gaffigan conductor
Nicola Benedetti violin
Chris Richards clarinet
Ben Hill boy treble
London Symphony Chorus
Simon Halsey chorus director
London Symphony Orchestra

If you would like further information or book tickets, visit the Barbican website here

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