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Southbank Sinfonia Mini Concerts: Set 3

Part of Classical Season 2019/20

Round off our afternoon of chamber concerts with some bite-sized music from across the Atlantic.

Caroline Shaw’s zesty Valencia Quartet grows out of the nourishing soils of old masters and celebrates the simple beauty of nature’s fruitful offering.

In the first of two contrasting depictions of New York, native Philip Glass takes us down an unusually quiet Wall Street with the shimmering facades bouncing light all around.

The second, more sinister, piece is by British composer Dave Heath, depicting the overpowering ‘size, energy, and weirdness’ of the Big Apple.

A solitary oboe weaves around drums, bells and gongs, filling the air with an Eastern aroma in Lou Harrison’s Music for Remy, a perfectly crafted sparseness mirrored in Graham Fitkin’s Distil.

Mix and match with the two other concerts in the same afternoon to sample something new.

Dates & times

3 May 2020
Approximate run time: 30 mins
Run times may vary, find out more
    • Sun 3 May 2020
      • 4:00 pm


Purcell Room


Booking fee: £3.50 (Members £0.00)


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Multi-buy discount
This event is one of three half-hour Southbank Sinfonia Mini Concerts taking place on Sunday 3 May. Purchase tickets to all three concerts in the same transaction for a total of £10.
Southbank Sinfonia Mini Concerts: Set 1

Southbank Sinfonia Mini Concerts: Set 2

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