Thursday 11 Dec 2014, 7.30pmRoyal Festival Hall, London
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Jaime Martín conductor
Colin Currie percussion
Kodály Dances of Galánta
James MacMillan Percussion Concerto No. 2
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3, Scottish
The Philharmonia Orchestra is delighted to present the UK première of James MacMillan’s Second Percussion Concerto, the highly-anticipated successor to the acclaimed ‘Veni, Veni, Emmanuel’. It is played by its dedicatee Colin Currie, recently described by The Spectator as ‘the world’s finest and most daring percussionist’.
MacMillan Percussion Concerto No. 2 was commissioned by the Philharmonia Orchestra with Southbank Centre.
Part of Southbank Centre’s Colin Currie Festival