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, with a pre-concert talk from Dr Kennedy at 6.30pm, discussing the programme of the concert (free to ticket holders).
Gurney The Western Playland
Ravel Le tombeau de Couperin
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.