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The best classical concerts in London
Darragh Morgan/Mary Dullea: Picking Up the Pieces
Tucked among the trendy byways of Camden, intimate venue The Forge presents violinist Darragh Morgan and pianist Mary Dullea (of the Fidelio Trio) in pieces written for them. Featuring the world premiere of Gerald Barry’s ‘Midday’, alongside Richard Causton’s ‘Seven States of Rain’; Benedict Schlepper-Connolly’s ‘Ekstase I’; Dobrinka Tabakova’s ‘Through the Cold Smoke’; Kate Whitley’s Three pieces for violin and piano; Sam Hayden’s ‘Picking Up the Pieces’; and Camden Reeves’s ‘Gorgon’s Head’.
Venice: Darkness to Light
City of London Sinfonia under Stephen Layton explores the sounds of La Serenissima, from JS Bach’s take on two of the watery city’s most musical sons – Pergolesi’s ‘Stabat Mater’ (countertenor Alex Potter and soprano Elin Manahan Thomas) and a keyboard concerto based on Vivaldi. Plus, John Adams’s interpretation of Liszt’s ‘The Black Gondola’, and Stravinsky’s re-imagining of Pergolesi’s comedy ‘Pulcinella’.
Match And Fuse
This year’s Match And Fuse festival features some incredible jazz and contemporary classical innovators across four venues, including Blue Eyed Hawk (listen out for the interplay between trumpeter Laura Jurd and superb vocalist Lauren Kinsella), Get The Blessing, Alexander Hawkins, Leafcutter John and Alice Zawadzki. The whole festival ends with a midnight gig in Gillett Square featuring the eclectic Eirik Tofte Match And Fuse Orchestra.
Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra
Leipzig’s finest, the Gewandhausorchester under chief conductor Riccardo Chailly, return to the Barbican for a four-concert residency that begins with a family event and continues on Wednesday with Richard Strauss’s tone poems ‘Ein Heldenleben’ (‘A Hero’s Life’) and ‘Don Juan’, which bookend Mozart’s Piano Concerto No 21 (with soloist Maria João Pires).
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