Saturday 4 Feb 2017

Mahan Esfahani directs Britten Sinfonia

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Mahan Esfahani directs Britten Sinfonia
£10 - £25 Book Now

No one has done more to enhance the image of the harpsichord in recent years than the Iranian-American virtuoso Mahan Esfahani who has captivated audiences with his fiery and engaging performances. In this concert he performs, and directs Britten Sinfonia, in a programme peppered with Mediterranean flavour including one of De Falla’s most popular ballet scores featuring the stunning Ritual Fire Dance.

Pre-concert talk: 6.30pm
There will be a pre-concert talk with Mahan Esfahani at 6.30pm (free to ticket holders). Due to rehearsals in the Hall, the pre-concert talk will take place in the Sixth Form Common Room. There will be plenty of signs to show you the way and our stewards will be on hand to direct you when you arrive.

This concert will finish at approximately 9.20pm

Photo: Mahan Esfahani (c) Bernhard Musil DG

The free minibus service between Audley End Station and Saffron Hall will be in operation for this concert. For more details click here

To book a wheelchair space or if you have any access requirements please phone the Box Office.

Presented by Britten Sinfonia

There are no upcoming performances.
Britten Sinfonia
Mahan Esfahani harpsichord/director
Thomas Gould violin/director
Claudia Huckle contralto

Soler Obertura ‘Alentad armonias’

Scarlatti arr. John Woolrich Sonata K443 (world premiere tour)

Scarlatti arr. John Woolrich Sonata K119 (world premiere tour)

Scarlatti arr. John Woolrich Sonata K377 (world premiere tour)

De Falla Psyché

Francisco Coll Harpsichord Concerto (world premiere tour)

De Falla Harpsichord Concerto

Scarlatti A selection of sonatas for harpsichord

De Falla El amor brujo