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Sir Harrison Birtwistle
Image credit: © Hanya Chlala

A celebration of the life and music of Sir Harrison Birtwistle
Nash Ensemble; Claire Booth soprano
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Date
Tue 26 Mar 2024, 5.30pm
Tickets
£16
Duration

This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval

Availability

Ticket bookings are subject to a £4.00 booking fee. This fee covers the whole booking and is not per ticket

Important Information

Change of Artist

​Due to unforeseen circumstances, Simon Crawford-Phillips (piano) is no longer able to perform in the above concert. We are grateful to Alasdair Beatson (piano) for stepping in as their replacement. The programme remains the same.

Artists

  • Nash Ensemble
    • Philippa Daviesflute
    • Helen Keenflute
    • Alasdair Beatsonpiano
    • Adrian Brendelcello
  • Claire Boothsoprano

Programme

  • Simon Holt
    b. 1958
      • Serra-Sierra for cello and piano
        (dedicated to Harrison Birtwistle) (world première) [1]
  1. Commissioned by the Nash Ensemble

Overview

Like Harrison Birtwistle, Simon Holt has had a close working relationship with the Nash for 40 years. Here his new cello and piano work Serra-Sierra, dedicated to Birtwistle’s memory, sits between pieces from the 1980s and early 2000s.

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