And then into the enchanted world of Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose – a book of children’s fairytales told in ravishing orchestral pastels, with just a hint of a very grown-up sophistication.
‘Sometimes music can take words further and give you room to think,’ says Zhang.
Finishing with Le tombeau de Couperin – which constructs a poignant, very personal war memorial to the graceful lilt of old dance tunes – this concert gives her the chance to prove exactly that.
PerformersEnglish Chamber Orchestra
RepertoireThomas Adès: 3 Studies from Couperin