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Goldsmiths University Sinfonia

06
DEC

Date Friday, 6 December 2019 19:30 - 21:30

TICKET INFORMATION (prices, contact details) £10 / £5 / £3 Goldsmiths Students (free to Goldsmiths music students)

Contact: Imogen Burman (email: i.burman@gold.ac.uk tel: 020 7919 7645)

The Goldsmiths Sinfonia, conducted by Roger Redgate perform the end of term concert in a new venue for the University, St John’s Church, Waterloo.

The students will perform Prokofiev Symphony No 1 (“Classical”), Missy Mazzoli Sinfonia, Biber Battalia and Ravel Le Tombeau de Couperin

The Sinfonia is an auditioning ensemble at Goldsmiths, University of London, which performs 3 concerts a year and we are delighted to be at St John’s Waterloo for the second concert of the academic year.

Recent works performed include Roy Harris Symphony No.3; John Adams Tromba Lontana; Colin McPhee Tabuh-Tabuhan, Doreen Carwithen Bishop Rock; Stravinsky’s Firebird and Symphony in 3 Movements. The most advanced performers in the department can audition to perform a concerto with the Sinfonia at the end of Term 3 for the following academic year, recent concerti include Mimi Jasson & Francis Devine performing Graham Fitkin’s Circuit for two pianos; Tom Pickles performing Shostakovich Cello Concerto No 1 and Ksenjia Laskova performing Dorothy Howell's Piano Concerto. Our policy of promoting twentieth-century and contemporary music has entailed many premières and performances of works by living composers such as Errollyn Wallen, Nicola Lefanu, Giles Swayne, Edwin Roxburgh, Edward Gregson and Sadie Harrison.

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