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Carter, Adams, Birtwistle

 26 March 2014 at 7.30pm 

Carter, Adams, Birtwistle

Wigmore Hall, London
36 Wigmore St, London W1
United Kingdom
02079352141
http://www.wigmore-hall.org.uk

Nash Ensemble
Wigmore Hall Chamber Ensemble in Residence
BBC Singers

Nicholas Kok
conductor

The Nash Ensemble’s annual new music showcase is both a final instalment of its American Series – with John Adams’s seminal Shaker Loops and three characteristic pieces by the late, great Elliott Carter – and an eightieth birthday tribute to Sir Harrison Birtwistle, complete with a performance of his entrancing recent work for voices evoking the mysterious world of moths.

Harrison Birtwistle : Fantasia upon all the notes for flute, clarinet, string quartet and harp
John Adams : Shaker Loops for string septet
Elliott Carter : Mosaic for flute, oboe, clarinet, harp, string trio and double bass
Harrison Birtwistle : The Moth Requiem for 12 female singers, three harps and alto flute
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