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George Benjamin

London Sinfonietta


Image credit: George Benjamin at writing desk credit Matthew Lloyd

This special concert marks both 100 years since Armistice and 50 years since the London Sinfonietta was founded to perform the best in contemporary music. Conducted by George Benjamin, the evening features a number of brand new compositions by national and international composers, alongside a towering work by one of the most important figures in 20th-century music: Olivier Messiaen’s Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum, an extraordinary homage to those who lost their lives in the two World Wars.

Co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW and London Sinfonietta

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