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Benjamin at the Barbican – 18th March 2016

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A programme of personal passions curated by George Benjamin in collaboration with Oliver Knussen.

Night music and mysterious voices infuse both Debussy’s evocative Nocturnes and George Benjamin’s new work, Dream of the Song, written for and performed by countertenor Iestyn Davies.

Oliver Knussen and the BBC Symphony Orchestra perform Stravinsky’s Symphony in Three Movements, one of the composer’s most turbulent masterpieces.

Programme 

Gunther Schuller Dreamscape (UK premiere)

Debussy Nocturnes

George Benjamin Dream of the Song (BBC co-commission: UK premiere)

Stravinsky Symphony in Three Movements

Performers

BBC Symphony Orchestra

Oliver Knussen conductor

Iestyn Davies countertenor

BBC Singers

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

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