LSO St Luke's
Aurora Orchestra: Insomnia
New Moves 2013
IVOR GURNEY (arr Iain Farrington) Sleep
VIVALDI Flute Concerto in G minor Op 10 No 2, La Notte ('The Night')
JAMES MACMILLAN A Deep but Dazzling Darkness
LENNON & MCCARTNEY Blackbird
LIGETI Poème symphonique for 100 metronomes
Nicholas Collon conductor
Allan Clayton tenor
Thomas Gould violin
William Reynolds designer/lighting designer
Aurora Barbiturate (100mg)
- Haunting musical experience for application during the darkness of a troubled night.
- Particularly effective when taken in a venue marking its 10th anniversary.
- 1 award-winning tenor, Allan Clayton
- 22 minutes of James MacMillan’s A Deep but Dazzling Darkness (formula first discovered at LSO St Luke’s in 2003)
- 7 instrumental soloists in Britten’s Nocturne
- 100 metronomes (Ligeti’s Poème Symphonique)
- 1 new Beatles arrangement.
When using this product:
- Excitability may occur
- Swelling of euphoria possible
- Operating machinery inside concert hall not advised.
- 1 performance (recommended dose) before sleep.
- May not induce drowsiness
- Keep within the reach of children.
For the first in its 2013 New Moves series, Aurora collaborates with tenor Allan Clayton to produce a unique and haunting theatrical concert built around Britten’s Nocturne. The programme charts a course through the darkness of a troubled night, with other repertoire including Vivaldi’s La Notte (‘The Night’) and James MacMillan’s Deep but Dazzling Darkness with solo violinist Thomas Gould, commissioned for the opening of LSO St Luke's in 2003.
Tickets: £12 £18 £25 £30 (20% student discount)
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LSO St Luke's
Promoted by Aurora Orchestra in association with LSO Productions Ltd with support from Arts Council England and the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.