BBC PROMS Thomas Adès Premiere

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BBC Symphony Orchestra under Thomas Adès, with cellist Paul Watkins, Christianne Stotijn (mezzo-soprano) and Simon Keenlyside (baritone).

Britten: Sinfonia da Requiem

Lutosławski: Concerto for Cello

Thomas Adès: 'Totentanz' (world premiere)

(Thomas Adès conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra and soloists Christianne Stotijn and Simon Keenlyside in the world premiere of his 'Totentanz', a commission in memory of Lutosławski, which sets an anonymous fifteenth-century text that accompanied a frieze destroyed when Lübeck’s Marienkirche was bombed in World War II.)

(Note: in the Royal College of Music at 5.45pm, a Proms Plus Literary event. Writer Eva Hoffman talks to Rana Mitter about the proliferation of contemporary literature and visual arts created by Polish artists. Free.)

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