Barbican Hall, London
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2
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BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jayce Ogren conductor
Claudio Prima Sailor (folksinger)
Helga Davis Scholar (improviser and vocalist)
Hila Plitmann Peasant (soprano)
Chris Burchett Soldier (baritone) The A Scream and an Outrage weekend kicks off with two world premieres of specially-commissioned new pieces by Nico Muhly and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer David Lang.
Unrivalled interpreters of the contemporary repertoire, the BBC Singers will open the evening with Muhlyís latest composition, An Outrage; followed by Langís new percussion concerto titled man made, performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Brooklyn-based innovators So Percussion.
The second half will feature the European premiere concert performance of Italian-American composer Paola Prestiniís new multimedia cantata, Oceanic Verses - in a new version for the Barbican stage.
For more information about the mini-festival:
http://www.barbican.org.uk/screamContemporary Composers : Various