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Goehr, Knussen, Grime & Debussy

 25 August 2012 at 7.30 pm 

Goehr, Knussen, Grime & Debussy

Royal Albert Hall, London
Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
United Kingdom
020 7589 8212

Oliver Knussen conductor
Claire Booth soprano
Polly May mezzo-soprano
Clare McCaldin mezzo-soprano
New London Chamber Choir
BBC National Chorus of Wales

After an 80th-birthday revival of Goehr’s imaginary ballet, Knussen’s Third Symphony prefaces Helen Grime’s 60th-birthday tribute to him. Debussy’s incidental music for a mystery play appears complete for the first time in Proms history.

Alexander Goehr : Metamorphosis/Dance
Oliver Knussen : Symphony No. 3
Helen Grime : Night Songs
Claude Debussy : The Martyrdom of St Sebastian

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