London Sinfonietta and Hilary Summers, Mezzo soprano
Toru Takemitsu: Quatrain II
Gabriele Cosmi: Musica per cinque strumenti (world premiere)
Christopher Fox: Caoineadh (world premiere)
Yûta Bandoh: Bubbles I (2017) for 5 players (world premiere)
Franco Donatoni: L’Ultima Sera
Join the world renowned London Sinfonietta as they perform an international programme of world premieres together with established works.
Three world premieres (London Ear commissions) include composers from Italy, the UK and the young composer Yûta Bandoh – one of the most exciting composers on the Japanese scene. This concert also features Takemitsu’s Quatrain II, a work influenced by Messiaen which reflects examples given in Messiaens’ Technique de mon langage musical. Mezzo soprano Hilary Summers, famous for her recordings with Boulez and others, joins the London Sinfonietta to perform Donatoni’s captivating L’Ultima Sera.