Guy Johnston talking to Clara Biss about his memories of John Tavener - Photo: Shoel Stadlen

Britten Sinfonia & Guy Johnston in Tavener’s The Protecting Veil

A trio of highly individual personalities: two iconoclasts and one whose folk-influenced music was often invested with a primordial rhythmic power. It was a shared intensity of expression that became the focus for this concert that was variously visceral, playful and other-worldly. No less other-worldly is Beethoven’s Grosse Fuge, the original Finale of his B-flat […]

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