The LPO’s own Principal Piccolo introduces a new concerto from Estonia, before the whole ensemble presents the world premiere of a new work by cult Swedish composer Anders Hillborg.
This is musical history in the making: you heard it here first.
London Philharmonic Orchestra in collaboration with Southbank Centre.
Helen Grime's Percussion Concerto is commissioned by Southbank Centre, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
PerformersLondon Philharmonic Orchestra
RepertoireArne Gieshoff: Burr (World premiere)
Royal Festival Hall at 6.15pm, pre-concert talk – Behind the Baton with Marin Alsop. Join Marin Alsop as she explores the music of tonight's composers and shares her thoughts on the exciting future of classical music. Admission Free.
The Clore Ballroom, Level 2, Royal Festival Hall at 9.30pm – Artists' Bar with Marin Alsop, Colin Currie and Helen Grime. Grab a drink after the concert and delve deeper into the music at this informal Q&A. Admission free
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