In 1920, ten leading composers put pencil to paper for a moving homage to Debussy. Today, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group performs five tributes from Tombeau de Claude Debussy interwoven with four specially-commissioned new works.
There will be no interval.
From Le Tombeau de Claude Debussy (1920):
Jungeun Park Tombeau de Claude Debussy (world premiere, Sound Investment commission)
Dukas La plainte au loin du faune
Bartók 7th mvmt from Improvisation on Hungarian Peasant Songs Op. 20
Sinta Wullur Tagore’s Fireflies (world premiere, Sound Investment commission)
Ravel 1st mvmt from Sonata for violin & cello
Frédéric Pattar …de qui parlez-vous? (world premiere, Sound Investment commission)
Goossens Hommage à Debussy, Op. 28
Julian Anderson Tombeau (world premiere, Sound Investment commission)
Price: £10 inc. per ticket commission*
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Information No.0121 780 3333
Symphony Hall is accessible to wheelchair users and there are various positions where wheelchair users can be seated. Toilets accessible to wheelchair users are available on Levels 3, 5 and 5a. Guide dogs are welcome. Symphony Hall is equipped with an infra-red hearing enhancement system, which can be used either in conjunction with a hearing aid or with ear-phones.