- Symphony No. 1, Op. 25, ‘Classical’
- Tres Piezas Para Orquestra de Camera
- ExPatria (UK premiere)
- Piano Concerto No. 5, ‘Emperor’
- Kenneth Sillitoe
- Gabriela Montero
Led by Kenneth Sillitoe, renowned chamber orchestra the Academy of St Martin in the Fields returns to Cadogan Hall, with outstanding Venezuelan pianist Gabriela Montero.
The programme includes ExPatria, a new composition by Gabriela Montero. Acclaimed for her visionary interpretations and unique improvisational gifts, Montero joins the Academy for the UK premiere of this exciting new work.
The string sound is just gorgeous, big and pliant and vibrant, and the ensemble level defies all expectations – every note, every attack, precisely in the right place. Incisive, committed playing brought every measure to life.
— Melinda Bargreen, Seattle Times