Season 2018/19 opening concert: Birtwistle, Holst, Turnage, Britten - Financial Times

Britten’s Spring Symphony [...]foreshadows the community works that Britten was to write later and part of the pleasure is how it draws in young and old, including here the London Symphony Chorus, various Tiffin children’s choirs, and a well-chosen trio of soloists, comprising soprano Elizabeth Watts, mezzo Alice Coote and the ever more impressive tenor Allan Clayton. Rattle brought mystery and joy to this spring bouquet of poetry and music, which closes with a patriotic hymn to London.

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