Britten Sinfonia: Goldberg Variations

Britten Sinfonia is a chamber orchestra ensemble based in Cambridge, UK. It was created in 1992, following an initiative from Eastern Arts and a number of key figures including Nicholas Cleobury, who recognised the need for an orchestra in the East of England. The players are freelance musicians who perform on a project-by-project basis and the ensemble holds around 70 concerts per year and works with hundreds of people on charity gatherings in the communities where the orchestra is resident. Lead violinist, Thomas Gould, described as an artist who “refuses to be defined by a single genre” by The Guardian, is significant with his wide-ranging musical interests. Gould has fast established for himself a reputation as one of Britain’s foremost interpreters of contemporary music while also remaining dedicated to the core classical repertoire. Lead pianist Benjamin Grosvenor is internationally recognized for his electrifying performances, distinctive sound and insightful interpretations. His virtuosic command over the most arduous technical complexities underpins the remarkable depth and understanding of his music making. They're playing Bach's Goldberg Variations.
2019-11-18

Britten Sinfonia: Goldberg Variations

Programme

JS Bach: Keyboard Concerto No. 5 in F minor, BWV 1056

Stravinsky: Concerto in D for strings

Mozart: Piano Concerto No.9 in E flat, K.271

- Intermission - J

S Bach, arr. Sitkovetsky: Goldberg Variations for strings

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