Wednesday, February 19, 2003

[84.1] A-ZORN (AT FIFTY)

The enterprising Britten Sinfonia are celebrating the 50th birthday of new music maverick John Zorn (Coltrane and Stravinsky via cartoon cut-zap) with a tour taking in Brighton (7 March), Oxford (9 March), London's QEH (10 March), Cambridge (11 March) and Birmingham (13 March). Featured works are Zorn's 'Angelus Novus' and 'For Your Eyes Only', John Adams' 'Chamber Symphony', Janacek's 'Rikadla', and John Woolrich's 'Music From A House Of Crossed Desires'. Stephen Drury conducts. Free pre-concert talks will start at 6.30pm at all venues.

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