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Celebrating Peter Maxwell Daviesí 80th birthday

 19 June 2014 at 7.30pm 

Celebrating Peter Maxwell Daviesí 80th birthday

BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Maida Vale One, Delaware Road, London
United Kingdom

BBC Symphony Orchestra
ChloŽ Hanslip violin
Michael Seal conductor

A concert at Maida Vale Studios to celebrate the music of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies in the year of his 80th birthday.

Hear two London premieres from the composer, Throstle's Nest Junction and A Spell for Green Corn performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, soloist ChloŽ Hanslip and conductor Michael Seal. The concert finale is his monumental masterwork Worldes Blis, a piece which Davies himself conducted for the notorious world premiere with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in 1969.

Please note Michael Seal replaces Peter Rundel as conductor for this concert.

Peter Maxwell Davies : Throstle's Nest Junction
Peter Maxwell Davies : A Spell for Green Corn -The MacDonald Dances
Peter Maxwell Davies : Worldes Blis

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