Contemporary Music Festival: Gala Concert

Image Credit: BBC Singers

The House, University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA

01752 585050
[email protected]
https://www.plymouth.ac.uk/whats-on/contemporary-music-festival-gala-concert

Saturday 23 February 2019
20:00 - 22:00
Admission Fee: £12/£10/Friends Free/UoP students free via SPiA.
Booking essential
Online or by phone

"The BBC Singers were on luminous form" – The Daily Telegraph

The BBC Singers hold a unique position in British musical life. The choir’s virtuosity sees it performing everything from Byrd to Birtwistle, Tallis to Takemitsu. 

Its expertise in contemporary music has brought about creative relationships with some of the most important composers and conductors of the 20th and 21st centuries, including Britten, Maxwell Davies, Poulenc and Judith Weir, Associate Composer of the BBC Singers and Master of the Queen’s Music. 

Gala programme

Illusions (Choir) by Linas Baltas
Lampedusa (Opera in three acts. Choir, Mezzo-soprano, Bass and Electronics) by Eduardo R. Miranda.

Libretto: Eduardo R. Miranda and David J. Peterson | Director: Victor Ladron de Guevara | Choreographer:Josh Slater | Conductor: Nicholas Chalmers | Visual design: Kaz Rahman | Costumes: Hedy Hurban

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