Available from Tuesday 3 November 2020 7pm
Athanasia Kontou Antigone: Pure in her crime (world premiere)
Dobrinka Tabakova Fantasy Homage to Schubert
Britten Phaedra: dramatic cantata for mezzo-soprano and small orchestra
Geoffrey Paterson conductor/harpsichord
Jennifer Johnston mezzo soprano
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The heroine of Britten’s Phaedra seizes control of a fearful destiny and we stay in Ancient Greece for Athanasia Kontou’s new work as Antigone confronts her own emotions. Both are perfect showcases for Liverpool Philharmonic’s current Artist in Residence through until the end of 2020, superstar mezzo-soprano, Jennifer Johnston. Geoffrey Paterson makes his Ensemble 10/10 debut.
Athanasia Kontou is winner of the 2019 Liverpool Philharmonic Christopher Brooks Composition Prize.
The concert will be available to watch from 7pm on Wednesday 3 November, preceded by a live preconcert talk on Zoom at 7pm with BBC Radio 3 broadcaster and author Stephen Johnson, and a post-concert Zoom q and a session with musicians, conductors and composers in a sort of ‘post match analysis’, where you can ask questions and participate. Further information on how to join the Zoom will be sent to you after you purchase a ticket.
You can watch the video for 30 days after the broadcast date, however, without the Zoom element should you wish to. This video will be available for 30 days from the date of initial broadcast.
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