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Jazz Generation

From Duke Ellington to a premiere by Misha Mullov-Abbado, the BBC Concert Orchestra jazzes things up down the generations.

Matthew Barley gives the world premiere of Mullov-Abbado’s Cello Concerto, commissioned by BBC Radio 3 especially for this concert.

Michael Seal directs the orchestra who are joined by Southbank Centre resident groups the Nu Civilisation Orchestra and String Ting.

The evening features new and pre-existing arrangements of music by Duke Ellington.


BBC Concert Orchestra
Nu Civilisation Orchestra
Michael Seal conductor *
Matthew Barley cello


Programme includes: Arrangements of works by Duke Ellington
Misha Mullov-Abbado: Cello Concerto (World premiere)
Duke Ellington: The River Suite
Billy Strayhorn: Chelsea Bridge
Duke Ellington: New world a-comin'

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Queen Elizabeth Hall


£12 - £28
Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)
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* Please note change of artist from originally advertised.

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Queen Elizabeth Hall Foyer at 10pm: post-concert jazz. Bass player, composer and arranger Misha Mullov-Abbado performs intricate yet intuitive jazz with his live band. Admission free.