BBC Philharmonic - Tippett Symphony No. 4 | Bridgewater Hall Manchester  | Thu 2nd May 2019 Lineup

BBC Philharmonic - Tippett Symphony No. 4

Bridgewater Hall in Manchester

Thursday 2nd May 2019

7:30pm til 9:30pm

No age restrictions

The BBC Philharmonic is a welcome guest in the Thursday Series, and they celebrate three giants of recent British musical history

 
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BBC Philharmonic - Tippett Symphony No. 4 on Thursday 2nd May 2019

James MacMillan - Symphony No.4
Britten - Les Illuminations
Tippett - Symphony No.4

Conductor
Martyn Brabbins

Featuring:
Sophie Bevan, soprano

The BBC Philharmonic is a welcome guest in the Thursday Series due to the Hallé’s appearances in China, and they celebrate three giants of recent British musical history. Sir James MacMillan has enjoyed a long association with the Orchestra, and their performance of his Fourth Symphony marks his 60th birthday year. Sophie Bevan performs in Britten’s Les Illuminations – one of his most enduringly popular works for voice and orchestra. Sir Michael Tippett’s single-movement Fourth Symphony (1977) enjoyed huge success at the hands of Georg Solti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, as well as the BBC Philharmonic, in the early years of its life.

Music Genres: 

Classical

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