Britten Sinfonia: The Last Letter
  • Barbican Centre,
    Silk Street,
    London
    EC2Y 8DS
  • Friday 9th November, 7:30pm
To commemorate the end of the Great War Britten Sinfonia premiere a new arrangement of Nico Muhly’s poignant The Last Letter as part of a compelling and dramatic evening of music and words.

Jonathan McGovern baritone

Thomas Gould violin/director

To commemorate the end of the Great War Britten Sinfonia premiere a new arrangement of Nico Muhly’s poignant The Last Letter as part of a compelling and dramatic evening of music and words.

Devised by Dr Kate Kennedy.

Programme:

Gurney The Western Playland

Kelly Elegy

Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin

Stephan Nachspiel

Nico Muhly The Last Letter (world premiere of orchestral version)

Barber Adagio for strings

and poetry and letters by Mary Borden, Vera Brittain, Ivor Gurney and Wilfred Owen.

Tickets: £15-32

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