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Oliver Knussen conducts Academy Manson Ensemble

 30 January 2015 at 7.30pm 

Oliver Knussen conducts Academy Manson Ensemble

Royal Academy of Music
Marylebone Road, London
United Kingdom

Oliver Knussen conductor
Academy Manson Ensemble

Oliver Knussen, recently appointed as the Academy’s Richard Rodney Bennett Professor of Music, launches his new relationship with Academy Manson Ensemble.

Knussen dedicated the first of his Two Organa to Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Visiting Professor of Composition at the Academy. The Academy’s Head of Composition Philip Cashian studied with Knussen; and the latest generation in this teaching line is Cashian’s own PhD student Ryan Latimer.

Oliver Knussen : Two Organa, op.27
Richard Rodney Bennett : Dream dancing
Philip Cashian : Skein
Ryan Latimer : new work
Peter Maxwell Davies : A Mirror of Whitening Light

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