Oliver Knussen conducts Academy Manson Ensemble

Friday, 30.01.2015 19:30, Duke’s Hall

Oliver Knussen conductor

Oliver Knussen Two Organa, op.27
Richard Rodney Bennett Dream Dancing
Philip Cashian Skein
Ryan Latimer Mills Mess (world premiere)
Peter Maxwell Davies A Mirror of Whitening Light

Oliver Knussen, recently appointed as the Academy’s Richard Rodney Bennett Professor of Music, launches his new relationship with Academy Manson Ensemble.

Knussen dedicated the first of his Two Organa to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Visiting Professor of Composition at the Academy. The Academy’s Head of Composition Philip Cashian studied with Knussen; and the latest generation in this teaching line is Cashian’s own PhD student Ryan Latimer.

£7.50 (concessions £5.50) from the Academy’s Box Office: online now, telephone 020 7873 7300 and in person (weekdays 10am-4pm)

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