To conclude, Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich perform the London premiere of Keyboard Engine, written especially for them by Sir Harrison Birtwistle.
The San Francisco Chronicle commented: ‘the overarching metaphor of a whirring, clacking machine helps illuminate the music’s rhythmic force...’
In their US premiere of the work Musical America said: ‘this was playing of jaw-dropping virtuosity, infused with that ineffable quality that raises less than one-in-a-hundred musical experiences into the realm of the sublime.’
Enjoy the tastes and talents of some of HarrisonParrott’s charismatic artists, celebrating the music management company’s 50th anniversary with music spanning from Bach to the present.
The evening also marks the launch of the HP50 Charitable Foundation.
PerformersLucienne Renaudin Vary trumpet
RepertoireDuke Ellington: In a sentimental mood