Friday 17 July 2015 at 8:00pm
Sibelius Valse triste
Sibelius Symphony No.7
Grandage Percussion Concerto Dances with Devils WORLD PREMIERE
Benjamin Northey conductor
Claire Edwardes percussion
This passionate program brings to life the old-world charm of Sibelius’ Valse triste followed by the composer’s innovative, continually evolving Seventh Symphony. Rounding out the concert is the world premiere of Iain Grandage’s Dances with Devils, a percussion concerto written for and performed by Claire Edwardes, with Ravel’s Bolero providing an electrifying conclusion.
Pre-concert talk (17 July at 7pm, onstage Costa Hall)
Dr Elizabeth Kertesz will present a talk on the artists and works featured in the program.