Aaron Copland: Music for the Theatre suite for small orchestra
David Lang: Cello Concerto (World to come) (UK premiere)
Interval
John Alden Carpenter: Krazy kat - jazz pantomime for orchestra
Leonard Bernstein: Fancy Free - ballet

From roaring twenties jazz and Bernstein's sassy ballet of 1944 to Bang on a Can star David Lang.

This concert looks to a post-World War One future through the eyes of superpower America.

Maya Beiser meditates within a post-apocalyptic spiritual world in a shimmering cello concerto written for her especially.

Performers

BBC Concert Orchestra
Keith Lockhart conductor
Maya Beiser cello