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 Summer 2014

 

SIGHTS & SOUNDS

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NYO Summer 2014:
Double Basses play 'Happy'

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NYO Summer 2014:
Composers Dance to Anna Meredith's 'Bubble Gun'

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NYO Summer 2014:
Cellos play High School Musical

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NYO Summer 2014:
Lutoslawski's Concerto for Orchestra at BBC Proms

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NYO Summer 2014:
Brass Jam for Play the City

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NYO Summer 2014:
Rehearsal of Stravinsky's 'Petrushka' with Ed Gardner


This summer, we brought our infectious energy and mature artistry to a programme of festive colours and characters.

As “the most uplifting orchestra in the world” (The Times), we teamed-up with spirited conductor Edward Gardner for a celebration of imaginative music-making. It was a programme that paired ​


the colourful storytelling of Stravinsky’s ballet score Petrushka with the dramatic intensity of Lutoslawski’s Concerto for Orchestra, two pieces that spin folk tunes into vibrant musical fireworks in distinct ways. On the same journey, the sparks in Prokofiev’s first Piano Concerto were lighted by dazzling young pianist Louis Schwizgebel (BBC New Generation Artist).

Repertoire

Stravinsky - Petrushka (1911)
Prokofiev - Piano Concerto No.1
Birtwistle - Sonance Severance 2000
Lutoslawski - Concerto for Orchestra

 

Artists

Edward Gardner, conductor
Louis Schwizgebel, pianist

Performances

7 Aug - Sage Gateshead

9 Aug - Symphony Hall, Brimingham

10 Aug - Royal Albert Hall, BBC Proms

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'as attention-grabbing as fireworks'

★ ★ ★ ★
Evening Standard
August 2014

 

 

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