Saturday 10 Nov 2018

Britten Sinfonia: The Last Letter

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Britten Sinfonia: The Last Letter
£10 - £35 Book Now

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.

Nico Muhly’s The Last Letter sets an intriguing and moving selection of letters by First World War German and English soldiers and their loved ones, interspersed with music and poetry written by composers and poets on both sides of the conflict.

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Presented by Britten Sinfonia

Image credit © Imperial War Museum

There are no upcoming performances.
Britten Sinfonia
Thomas Gould violin/director
Jonathan McGovern baritone

Gurney The Western Playland

Kelly Elegy for Strings

Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin

Stephan Nachspiel

Nico Muhly The Last Letter (world premiere tour of orchestral arrangement)

Barber Adagio for Strings

Poetry and letters by Mary Borden, Vera Brittain, Ivor Gurney & Wilfred Owen

Evening devised by Dr Kate Kennedy

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