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On Friday October 22 The BBC Symphony Orchestra celebrates 80 years at the forefront of British music with a concert conducted by Principal Guest Conductor David Robertson and guaranteed to show it at its very best. Virtuoso Finnish clarinettist Kari Kriikku performs his compatriot Kaija Saariaho's new clarinet concerto,
D’OM LE VRAI SENS, in a version staged by theatre and opera director Peter Sellars, while vibrant percussionists Owen Gunnell and Oliver Cox - O Duo - perform a new work by Stephen McNeff. The concert opens with music by Wagner that featured in the BBC SO’s very first concert and Stravinsky’s masterpiece
The Rite of Spring. The concert will also feature film footage of Chief Conductors past and present.
Pre-concert talk 6pm; Concert 7pm
Barbican Hall, London

Wagner The Flying Dutchman – Overture
Kaija Saariaho D’OM LE VRAI SENS, for Clarinet and Orchestra (UK premiere) Staging by Peter Sellars
Stephen McNeff ConcertO Duo for Duo Percussion and Orchestra (BBC/Borletti-Buitoni Trust co-commission: world premiere)
Stravinsky The Rite of Spring

David Robertson conductor
Kari Kriikku clarinet
O Duo percussion
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