Sample bold, new flavours alongside classic offerings in Southbank Sinfonia’s musical taster menu.
Fill up on a 30-minute set of chamber music, or mix and match multiple concerts on a Sunday afternoon which promises to satisfy even the pickiest listener.
We round off our taster menu with some bite-sized music from across the Atlantic.
Caroline Shaw’s zesty ‘Valencia’ Quartet grows out of the nourishing soils of old masters and celebrates the simple beauty of nature’s fruitful offering.
Two depictions of New York contrast with the first by native Philip Glass who takes us down an unusually quiet Wall Street with the shimmer facades bouncing light all around. The second more sinister piece is by British composer Dave Heath, depicting the overpowering “size, energy, and weirdness” of the Big Apple.
A solitary oboe weaves around drums, bells, and gongs, filling the air with an Eastern aroma in Music for Remy, a perfectly crafted sparseness mirrored in Graham Fitkin’s Distil.