Friday, 22 September 2017

BBC Audience - Join the BBC Symphony Orchestra for an afternoon of music by the UK's most exciting composers

BBC Symphony Orchestra at Maida Vale
Join the BBC Symphony Orchestra and conductor Michael Seal at the BBC's iconic Maida Vale Studios for an afternoon of recent compositions by some of the UK's most exciting living composers. Written for the World Environment Day concert in 2013, Rachel Portman's Endangered opens the concert. Following which, pianist Clare Hammond performs Edwin Roxburgh's Concerto for Piano and Wind OrchestraSally Beamish's work Diodati is inspired by the opening location of Mary Shelley's novel Frankenstein, and the programme concludes with the world premiere of Gordon Crosse's Symphony No. 3.

This concert will be recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3.

Rachel Portman Endangered
Edwin Roxburgh Concerto for Piano and Wind Orchestra
Sally Beamish Diodati (UK premiere)
Gordon Crosse Symphony No. 3 (world premiere)

Michael Seal conductor
Clare Hammond piano
BBC Symphony Orchestra

Date: Friday 6 October
Venue: BBC Maida Vale Studios
Doors open: 1.30pm
Concert starts: 2pm

Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that as not everyone who asks for tickets uses them, to make sure we have a full house we send out more tickets than there are places. We do our best to get the numbers right, but unfortunately we occasionally have to disappoint people so please arrive early.

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