CITY OF LONDON FESTIVAL At Sixes & Sevens
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Francois Xavier Roth conducts members of the London Symphony Orchestra, joined by senior students of the Guildhall School, with Ailish Tynan (soprano), Ben McAteer (baritone), London Symphony Chorus, New London Children’s Choir. Plus, students from the City of London Academies in Hackney, Islington and Southwark directed by Paul Griffiths.
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Mark Anthony Turnage: 'At Sixes & Sevens' (world premiere, commissioned by The Honourable The Irish Society and the City of London )
(Note: to mark the 400th anniversary of the unique relationship between Derry/Londonderry and the City of London, Northern Irish poet Paul Muldoon and English composer Mark Anthony Turnage have created a work interspersed with music devised by communities from both cities. The world premiere will be performed simultaneously in the two Guildhalls of London and Derry/Londonderry, the latter with Camerata Ireland under Barry Douglas. )