World-class ensemble perform ravishing arrangements for strings.
Thomas Gould: director/violin
Clare Finnimore: viola
BACH arr SITKOVETSKY - Goldberg Variations
LOCATELLI - Concerto Grosso in C minor Op 1 No 11
PÄRT - Summa
SCHUBERT arr TABAKOVA - Arpeggione Sonata arr for solo viola and strings
Britten Sinfonia is one of the world's most celebrated and pioneering ensembles. They return to WMC with leader Thomas Gould for a programme centred on Dmitry Sitkovesky's stunning arrangement for string orchestra of Bach's great keyboard work. The concert makes bold, intelligent connections across 400 years of music history, featuring Schubert's ever popular Arpeggione Sonata performed by soloist Clare Finnimore.