4 Nov

ECO at Kings Place 2/6. A Concert for Max: Sir James MacMillan, Daniel Hope & Alison Balsom

19:30 Kings Place

Sir Peter Maxwell Davies was one of the most influential pioneers in British music for more than half a century, creating ground-breaking works in all forms and areas of musical life, writing for all types of musician from famous virtuosi to children’s choirs and folk ensembles.

Presenter Tom Service is joined by a host of artists and composers close to Max for this special evening in which we present his music alongside new works written in his memory.

  1. David Matthews A Song for Max (World Premiere)
  2. Sally Beamish Glanz for Solo Viola (London Premiere)
  3. John Bull arr Colin Matthews Pavan: St Thomas Wake! (World Premiere)
  4. Peter Maxwell Davies Seven in Nomine
  5. James MacMillan Seraph for Trumpet and Strings
  6. Peter Maxwell Davies Sea Eagle for Solo Horn
  7. Peter Maxwell Davies Strathclyde Concerto No 5 for Violin and Viola
  8. Peter Maxwell Davies Farewell to Stromness
Sir James MacMillan
conductor
Alison Balsom
trumpet
Daniel Hope
violin
Lawrence Power
viola
Simon Crawford-Philips
piano, director
Richard Watkins
horn
Tom Service
presenter
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