David Bedford’s work transcends genre and style, reaching audiences in dynamic and refreshing ways. In what would have been his 80th birthday, the orchestra dives into a concert of his music including Tubular Bells and Symphony No.1.
The orchestra also performs a world premiere by electronic musician Scanner, drawing out the majestic and exploratory nature of Bedford’s composition.
PerformersBBC Concert Orchestra
RepertoireDavid Bedford: Alleluia Timpanis for orchestra
Queen Elizabeth Foyer at 7pm: Performance of David Bedford's Balloon Music 1, directed by Duncan Chapman and supported by Sound and Music. Admission free.