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    Music of Today: Reef and Desert

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    Sun 3 Oct 2021, 6pm
    Purcell Room at Queen Elizabeth Hall
    Classical music
    Free, but ticketed
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    Philharmonia Orchestra, violin player

    Glimpse astonishing terrains in works from Gabriella Smith and John Luther Adams, presented by the Philharmonia Orchestra in a free concert.

    Gabriella Smith’s piece is inspired by the vibrant life of the coral reefs of French Polynesia.

    John Luther Adams evokes ‘the space and the solitude, the stillness and light of the desert’ in the US Southwest.

    Performers
    • Players from the Philharmonia Orchestra
    • Pekka Kuusisto conductor, violin
    Repertoire
    • Gabriella Smith: Anthozoa for violin, cello, piano & percussion
    • John Luther Adams: there is no one, not even the wind

    Dates & times

    Sun 3 Oct 2021, 6pm
    Approximate run time: 45 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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