Madrid Hosts "Carta blanca a George Benjamin"

Madrid Hosts "Carta blanca a George Benjamin"

George Benjamin will be in Madrid in November and December 2005, for a series of concerts with the Orquesta Nacional d’Espana, that will highlight a number of his works. The performances will be conducted by Benjamin himself, and by Ilan Volkov.

Programmes include the Spanish premieres of Sometime Voices (baritone soloist William Dazeley) and Palimpsests, together with Ringed by the Flat Horizon, and At First Light. Several key chamber works will also be heard, including Upon Silence and Viola, Viola.

In addition, to the ONE, the viol consort Fretwork will also perform his Upon Silence, with mezzo Susan Bickley.

The concerts run from 18 November-4 December.

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