What you need to know about this programme:
Arabella Steinbacher has made a name for herself by fiercely advocating for cutting-edge composers. Her “breathtaking virtuosity” shines in Britten’s complex and profound Violin Concerto, considered one of the century’s finest. Also featured are Pärt’s achingly beautiful tribute to Britten, and Sibelius’s masterful second symphony.
ARVO PÄRT Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten
BRITTEN Violin Concerto No. 1, Op. 15
SIBELIUS Symphony No. 2 in D Major, Op. 43