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Lyell Cresswell

 29 April 2005 at 7.30 pm 

Lyell Cresswell

Barbican Hall, London
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2
United Kingdom
020 7638 8891

BBC Symphony Orchestra
David Porcelijn conductor
Andreas Haefliger piano

New Zealand-born, Scottish-based composer Lyell Cresswell describes his new work, the title of which is Maori for 'labyrinth', as a concerto for orchestra in which the instruments and ideas are treated as tesserae in a mosaic, assembled to catch the light at different angles. This world premiere is followed by Grieg's Piano Concerto, perhaps the best-known and best-loved of them all, and Rachmaninov's final symphony.

Pre-concert talk, 6.00pm, Barbican Hall
Lyell Cresswell in conversation
(Free to ticket-holders to the evening concert.)

Lyell Cresswell's Ara Kopikopiko was made possible by the award of the first Elgar Bursary, which is administered by the Royal Philharmonic Society.

Lyell Cresswell : Ara Kopikopiko
Edvard Grieg : Piano Concerto
Sergei Rachmaninov : Symphony No 3

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