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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies

Repertoire

Peter Maxwell Davies
Symphony No.6
Peter Maxwell Davies
Violin Concerto No.1
Peter Maxwell Davies
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

Performers

Jack Liebeck
violin
Martyn Brabbins
conductor

A concert devoted to music by one of Britain’s most dynamic composers, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, who regularly works with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and who collaborated with the orchestra in choosing this programme. The Sixth Symphony was written with members of the Royal Philharmonic in mind, and was premiered by the RPO. Maxwell Davies’ Violin Concerto combines enthralling originality with the influence of Scottish folk music. Of the irrepressible Orkney Wedding, Gramophone wrote: ‘Davies is a master story-teller in this vividly detailed tone-painting of a rustic, often raucous, all-night wedding celebration.’ The Independent added: ‘It brought the house down’.

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