arte – Sir Simon Rattle conducts his inaugural concert as LSO’s Music Director

About the Performance

Sir Simon Rattle conducts his inaugural concert as Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra in a programme featuring works by British composers Helen Grime, Thomas Adès, Birtwistle, Knussen and Elgar, joined by violinist Christian Tetzlaff. The concert was broadcast live on ARTE from the Barbican Centre on 14 September 2017.

Broadcast date

14 September 2017

Programme

HELEN GRIME Fanfare (world premiere, Barbican commission)
ADÈS Asyla
BIRTWISTLE Violin Concerto
KNUSSEN Symphony No. 3
ELGAR Variations on an Original Theme, Enigma

Violin: Christian Tetzlaff
Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle
London Symphony Orchestra

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