Wednesday 12 January 2022

Celebrations continue: two world premieres as part of London Chamber Orchestra's centenary season

London Chamber Orchestra and Christopher Warren-Green
London Chamber Orchestra and Christopher Warren-Green

The London Chamber Orchestra, conductor Christopher Warren-Green, continues celebrations of its centenary with concerts at St John's Smith Square, including two world premieres. Nicholas Korth's Inscapes debuts on 22 February 2022, when Christopher Warren-Green conducts a programme that also includes Britten's Serenade for Tenor, Horn and Strings with Toby Spence (tenor) and Pip Eastop (horn), plus music by Mozart. Whilst on 21 June 2022, violinist Pekka Kuusisto directs the orchestra in a programme that includes a premiere from Freya Waley-Cohen celebrating the end of her residency with the orchestra.

Waley-Cohen's song-cycle, Happiness is performed on 18 March 2022 alongside music by Sondheim and Beethoven, whilst an all-Mahler programme on 26 April 2022 includes the baritone and tenor version of Das Lied von der Erde.

Full details from the London Chamber Orchestra's website. Highlights from all concerts will be available online following each performance, for viewers to enjoy free of charge.

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