An informal concert featuring the Adès Three Berceuses and other works written for Lawrence Power. We shall celebrate those who have become Underwriting Members since the Launch and provide an opportunity for those unable to attend the Launch to learn about our plans. The commissioning process will be illustrated by a discussion of the Gerald Barry Viola Concerto.
Kindly hosted by Maestro Arts
Part of the Thomas Adès Beethoven Symphony/Barry Cycle which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3
There will be another performance at Saffron Hall, Saffron Walden, on Saturday 18th May 2019
Part of Rencontres Inédites
George Li, piano, and various other works and artists
Join us for a drink on arrival. Then Lawrence Power accompanied by Huw Watkins will perform the premiere of the first of Three Berceuses by Thomas Adès, and other pieces written for him; you will learn more about the Viola Commissioning Circle, our plans to underwrite the commissioning of new works for the viola, and how we are seeking supporters and collaborators.
Followed by drinks and canapés.
Kindly hosted by Bob and Elisabeth Boas.