Wednesday 4 December 2019 7:30PM

Sophie Bevan soprano; Allan Clayton tenor; Nicolas Fleury horn; Aurora Orchestra; Brett Dean conductor

Britten, Stephenson and Pärt


This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an interval


Priority Bookings made for our 2019/20 Season Autumn concerts are subject to an administration fee of £4.00 per booking.

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  • Sophie Bevan soprano
  • Allan Clayton tenor
  • Nicolas Fleury horn
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • Brett Dean conductor

Britten’s connection to Wigmore Hall is celebrated with a performance of the Serenade, premièred here in 1943, while the Rimbaud settings of Les Illuminations are complemented by a new work by Josephine Stephenson written for Allan Clayton.

  • Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
        • Les Illuminations Op. 18
  • Josephine Stephenson (b.1990)
        • Une Saison en Enfer (world première) [1]
  • Interval
  • Arvo Pärt (b.1935)
        • Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten
  • Benjamin Britten
        • Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Op. 31
  1. Commissioned by Wigmore Hall

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