Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists

Friday, 04.03.2016 13:05, Duke’s Hall

Clio Gould director

Biber Battalia à 10
Erkki-Sven Tüür Insula Deserta
Gareth Moorcraft new work (world premiere)
Shostakovich arr. Barshai Chamber Symphony op.110a

The Sainsbury Royal Academy Soloists are the Academy’s elite string ensemble, directed from the violin by Clio Gould, eminent soloist and leader of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Today’s concert features Rudolf Barshai’s Chamber Symphony arrangement of Shostakovich’s String Quartet no.8 alongside Biber’s Battalia, Insula Deserta by contemporary Estonian composer Erkki-Sven Tüür and a new commission from Academy composition student Gareth Moorcraft.

Free, no tickets required

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