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Music of Today: Anna Clyne Curates

Purcell Room
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Composer Anna Clyne in beige jacket and black hat at a crossing.

Artists

Members of the Philharmonia Orchestra

Programme

Jessie Montgomery Strum (original version for string quartet) Listen

Caroline Shaw Punctum Listen

Paola Prestini G-Force

Anna Clyne Strange Loops (UK premiere, Philharmonia co-commission)

Anna Clyne, the Philharmonia’s Featured Composer, curates a free evening of chamber music by some of the most engaging composers working today.

Snatches of folk-inflected melody swirl and dance through Strum by New York composer Jessie Montgomery. Caroline Shaw, eclectic musician and youngest ever recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, describes her Punctum as “an exercise in nostalgia”. Paula Prestini’s G-force, dedicated to the memory of a friend and “a life fully lived”, combines the traditional textures of a string quartet with the otherworldly sound of the vibraphone. And a clarinet joins the string quartet in the first UK performance of Clyne’s own Strange Loops, co-commissioned by the Philharmonia.

Need to know

Prices & Discounts

Free

Ticket required

Running time

50 mins, no interval

Recommended age

7+

Drinks

You can take drinks from the bar into this performance.

Box office

Philharmonia Box Office: 0800 652 6717
Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm

After the event

Conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali wearing in black shirt standing amongst trees.
Concert

Santtu conducts Clyne, Brahms and Dvořák

Santtu-Matias Rouvali – conductor
Lars Vogt – piano

  • Anna Clyne Color Field (UK premiere)
  • Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Dvořák Symphony No. 7
Royal Festival Hall

Priority booking is open now. General booking opens at 10am on Monday 11 April. Join the Friends to book your tickets now.

Venue

The lobby of the Purcell Room at Southbank Centre, audience queuing at hall entrance

Purcell Room

Southbank Centre
Belvedere Road
London
SE1 8XX

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