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Prom 40: Britten Sinfonia and Thomas Adès at the Royal Albert Hall – 15th August 2016

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Thomas Adès’s Lieux retrouvés was inspired by the cello’s ‘haunting sense of time and place’. Here, Steven Isserlis performs it in its new cello-and-orchestra guise. Francisco Coll’s piquant Iberian miniatures contrast with ‘Classical’ symphonies by Prokofiev and Beethoven.

Programme

Prokofiev Symphony No. 1 in D major, ‘Classical’ 15’

Francisco Coll Four Iberian Miniatures 12’ London premiere

interval

Thomas Adès Lieux retrouvés 15’ UK premiere of version with orchestra

Beethoven Symphony No. 8 in F major 26’

Performers

Augustin Hadelich violin

Steven Isserlis cello

Britten Sinfonia

Thomas Adès conductor

For more information and book tickets, visit the Royal Albert Hall website here

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