Wednesday 22 January 2020 1:00PM

Britten Sinfonia Principal Musicians; Katie Bray mezzo-soprano

Leclair, Mahler, Lutosławski and Waley-Cohen


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


  • Britten Sinfonia Principal Musicians
  • Katie Bray mezzo-soprano

A performance featuring music by Wigmore Hall’s Associate Composer 2019/20, Freya Waley-Cohen, including her arrangement of Mahler’s Rückert Lieder, settings of five emotive poems by the influential German Romantic author whose poetry was a huge influence on Mahler’s composition. The concert also features a new chamber piece for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble, as part of its world première tour.

Join us for a 45 minute pre-concert talk at 12.15PM, featuring Freya Waley-Cohen discussing her new work with Dr Kate Kennedy. Book your free ticket here.

  • Jean-Marie Leclair (1697-1764)
        • Violin Sonata in D Op. 2 No. 8
  • Gustav Mahler (1860-1911)
        • Rückert Lieder (arr. Freya Waley-Cohen for soprano and chamber ensemble)
  • Witold Lutosławski (1913-1994)
        • Bukoliki
  • Freya Waley-Cohen (b.1989)
        • Spell Book (London première)

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