16 October 2020, 15:50
We’re streaming a full live performance of works by Strauss, Bartók and Hannah Kendall from the LSO on our Fb Web page, to have a good time the glory of a full orchestra performing stay.
London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) has been preserving wonderful music logging on for the reason that starting of coronavirus lockdown – together with via its ‘Always Playing’ on-line season and LSO musicians’ lockdown ‘Coffee Sessions’.
Now LSO, Traditional FM’s Orchestra within the Metropolis of London, is again making live music to smaller audiences once more, however nonetheless streaming phenomenal performances on-line. And on Saturday evening, we’re partnering with the orchestra to carry you a sensational live performance of music by Strauss, Bartók and Hannah Kendall, filmed at LSO St Luke’s.
Streamed at no cost in full on our Facebook Page and LSO’s YouTube Channel (see above), the live performance will characteristic Bartók’s Dance Suite, Le bourgeois gentilhomme by Richard Strauss, and Hannah Kendall’s The Spark Catchers, which was additionally carried out by our Orchestra within the Midlands, the CBSO, final month as a part of its 100th birthday concert.
The live performance is carried out by Kerem Hasan, and options an introduction by LSO second violinist Alix Lagasse and an interval interview with composer Hannah Kendall.
“The programme actually fits conductor Kerem Hasan’s character,” LSO violinist Alix Lagasse says. “He’s so energetic and vibrant, and he’s chosen a programme all about dance.”
Hannah Kendall, on-hand to introduce her personal sensational piece, The Spark Catchers, says: “Issues that I am attempting to do in my music, in the meanwhile and prior to now few years, is attempting to mix collectively totally different inspirations that come from my heritage, which I might take into account not solely British and European, but in addition African Caribbean.
“So I’ve been actually specializing in how I can mix these collectively. In my childhood I listened to storage and dirt loads… these rhythms and people bass strains creep into my work loads, and that’s taking place in The Spark Catchers.”
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