Monday 21 October 2019 1:00PM

Lawrence Power viola, violin; Simon Crawford-Phillips piano

Couperin, Ravel, Benjamin and more

Additional notes

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


  • Lawrence Power viola, violin
  • Simon Crawford-Phillips piano

In this recital by one of the world’s leading viola players, Lawrence Power introduces to the UK a recent work by one of the UK’s outstanding contemporary composers, supported by the Viola Commissioning Circle and launched at the Verbier Festival in July.

  • François Couperin (1668-1733)
      • Première Suite pour viole
        • I. Prélude
  • Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
      • Le tombeau de Couperin
        • V. Menuet (arr. Lawrence Power/Simon Crawford-Phillips)
  • Arthur Benjamin (1893-1960)
        • Le Tombeau de Ravel
  • Thomas Adès (b.1971)
        • 3 Berceuses (UK première) [1]
  • Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
      • Tombeau de Claude Debussy
        • Chorale
  • Erik Satie (1866-1925)
      • 4 Petites mélodies
        • Elégie (arr. Lawrence Power/Simon Crawford-Phillips)
    • with:
  • Federico García Lorca (1898-1936)
        • Debussy (narrated by Lawrence Power)
  • Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
        • Violin Sonata
  1. Co-commissioned by Verbier Festival, BBC Radio 3, Moritzburg Festival, Aspen Festival, UKARIA Cultural Centre, South Australia, Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ, Amsterdam, and underwritten by The Viola Commissioning Circle

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