Ryan Wigglesworth in The Barbican with the BBC Symphony08.02.16
On March 2nd Ryan Wigglesworth will conduct the BBCSO in London’s Barbican Concert Hall in a programme of Stravinsky, Britten and his own Violin Concerto with soloist Barnabas Kelemen. This work, with the same soloist, features on NMC Records’ recent release of works by Wigglesworth. The concert will close with Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms. On May 12th, Wigglesworth will present the London premiere of his dramatic cantata Echo and Narcissus which was premiered at the Aldeburgh Festival in 2014 and was co-commissioned by Wigmore Hall and the Wattens Festival in Austria, where it will be heard on May 29th. This work is also featured on the NMC CD.