THURSDAY 5 JULY
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premiere, birthday tributes to Hugh Wood at 80 and Judith Bingham at 60, and – with Sanskrit Buddhist prayer, Senegalese song and Tibetan mysticism – a definite nod towards our British Musical Explorers focus.
BBC SINGERS David Hill Conductor M9 8pm (ends approx. 10pm) Cheltenham College Chapel, £15 unreserved
With the friendly support of
Supponen supported by Susan Bradshaw Composers’ Fund
Members 10% off
Hugh Wood From the Pisan Cantos LXXXI (premiere) 10’ Lauri Supponen new work (premiere) 10’ Jonathan Harvey Marahi 11’ Judith Bingham new work (premiere) 10’ Giles Swayne Magniﬁcat I 4’ John Tavener Unto the End of the World (premiere) 11’ Einojuhani Rautavaara Mass (UK premiere) 25’
Rautavaara sponsored by Recorded for broadcast on BBC Radio 3
COMPOSERS IN CONVERSATION M7 7pm (ends 7.45pm) Cheltenham College Lecture Theatre FREE, ticket required
Here is a programme of contemporary choral riches which celebrates, among other things, age and experience – the combined age of Harvey, Rautavaara, Tavener and Wood alone is over 300! There are four world premieres, a UK
A selection of tonight’s composers talk with Christopher Cook.
Debussy, Delius, Nigel Kennedy, Steven Isserlis, Benjamin Grosvenor, Milos and more...