Steven Isserlis premieres last Tavener work
18th August 2017
Steven Isserlis and seven other cellists; David Waterman, Amy Norrington, Caroline Dearnley, Matt Huber, Bartholomew Lafollette, Vashti Hunter and Chiara Enderle, will premiere an arrangement of Sir John Tavener’s last completed work plus an arrangement of one of Tavener’s settings of his Three Shakespeare’s Sonnets, Sonnet LXXI: No longer mourn for me when I am dead, first performed a few days after Tavener’s death, and dedicated to his wife Maryanna. A BBC Radio 4 Interview can be heard here. A recent interview by Steven Isserlis can be read here.
The concert will be held at 7:30pm in The Chapel at Balliol College, Oxford, followed by the dinner at Balliol College at 8:30pm. The proceeds will go the Tavener Foundation, to go towards a recording of Sir John Tavener’s last works. The evening will be supported by the Temenos Academy of which Sir John was a Fellow.
Chapel Recital and Dinner £170. (Tickets for the dinner are limited, and it is advisable to book early.)
Chapel Recital £40. Dress: lounge suits
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