About the Show/Event
Information for Britten Sinfonia with Alison Balsom at Barbican Centre, West End (Concert). Superstar Alison Balsom performs a virtuosic programme of music from Purcell to Birtwistle via Scarlatti, celebrating the remarkable voice of the trumpet. Britten Sinfonia and Alison Balsom join forces for a very special programme of music exploring more than 300 years of composition. Ancient and contemporary influences are intertwined, with arrangements of Purcell by some of the greatest composers of the 20th and 21st centuries, including the world premiere of John Woolrich's Hark! The echoing air, a new trumpet concerto inspired by Purcell's The Fairy-Queen. Barbican Hall
Performers Alison Balsom (trumpet).
Director Jacqueline Shave (violin).