“Inspired by the arrival of the Barbican’s International Associate, the New York Philharmonic, Spring 2012 will include a series of concerts exploring the musical landscape of New York City.
On March 16th, the Britten Sinfonia will give the world premiere performance of Nico Muhly’s new Cello Concerto, featuring soloist Oliver Coates. The concert also includes music by Missy Mazzoli and Owen Pallett, and a reprise of Muhly’s recent, collaborative 802 Tour featuring Sam Amidon and Thomas Bartlett aka Doveman amongst the special guests.
Missy Mazzoli Violent, Violent Sea (European Premiere)
Owen Pallett New Violin Concerto (World Premiere)
Nico Muhly New Cello Concerto (World Premiere)
An 802 Moment: Nico Muhly with Owen Pallett, Sam Amidon, Doveman and guests.
André de Ridder conductor
Pekka Kuusisto violin/director
Oliver Coates cello”