Wednesday 27 March 2019 1:00PM

Britten Sinfonia

MacMillan, Maxwell Davies, Singer and more

Additional notes

Confirmation of Programme
The programme for this concert has been confirmed as listed below:


  • Britten Sinfonia

This Scottish folk-inspired concert features works by Sir James MacMillan and Peter Maxwell Davies, including the first live performance of MacMillan’s Hirta, an arrangement of a folk song from St Kilda. A new work by Robert Singer, the winner of Britten Sinfonia’s OPUS2018 competition for unpublished composers will also receive its world premiere, the composer having been mentored by James MacMillan.

Join us for a 45 minute pre-concert talk at 12.15PM, featuring Robert Singer (OPUS2018 winner) discussing his new work with Dr Kate Kennedy Book your free ticket here.

  • Sir James MacMillan (b.1959)
        • For Sally
        • For Max
  • Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)
      • The Yellow Cake Revue Op. 88
        • Farewell to Stromness
  • Robert Singer
        • Watercraft (London première)
  • Jacqueline Shave
        • Machair to Myrrh
  • Traditional
        • The Sønderho Bridal Trilogy (arr. The Danish String Quartet)
  • Andy M Stewart (1952-2015)
        • Where Are You Tonight (I Wonder?) (arr. Robert Singer)
  • Mary-Ann Kennedy (b.1968)
        • Eadar-Thìr

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