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    Music of Today: Glass, Metal, Wood, Water

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    Sun 28 Nov 2021, 6pm
    Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Classical music
    Free, but ticketed
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    Musician playing the violin
    Luca Migliore

    Pekka Kuusisto leads a performance of daring small-scale masterpieces by Nordic composers, inspired by the forces of our fragile natural world.

    Performers
    • Players from the Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Pekka Kuusisto director, violin
    Repertoire
    • Andrea Tarrodi: Paradisfaglar (Birds of Paradise)
    • Outi Tarkiainen: Siimes for wind quintet
    • Erkki-Sven Tuur: Conversio
    • Anna Thorvaldsdottir: Hrim

    Dates & times

    Sun 28 Nov 2021, 6pm
    Approximate run time: 60 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

    Price

    • Standard entryFree, but ticketed

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    Purcell Room

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