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Sunday 25 September 2011 at 7.30pm

CBSO Centre, Birmingham +44 (0)121 345 0491

Oliver Knussen  conductor
Leigh Melrose  baritone

Birtwistle: The World is Discovered
Birtwistle: Dinah and Nick's Love Song
Milstein: de oro y sombra... (of gold and shadows...) (BCMG Sound Investment commission - world premiere)
Dallapiccola: Preghiere
Schoenberg: Serenade, Op.24

The jewel at the heart of this concert is the world premiere of Argentinean-born Silvina Milsteinís Sound Investment commission de oro y sombra … (of gold and shadows …). Her previous works have used characteristic rhythms and sounds from Argentinean popular music (tango, milonga, bolero), embodying them in textures inspired by the music of early 20th-century Vienna (Schoenberg, Berg and Webern).

In advance - £14 (£8 SYP, Disabled, Groups, Benefits, 60+, PtL; £5 under 16s); On the door - £16 (£10 Disabled, Groups, SYP, Benefits, 60+, PtL; £6 under 16s)

Pre-concert talk at 6.30pm
A free pre-concert talk with Silvina Milstein and Stephen Newbould, open to all ticket holders, lasting approx. 30 minutes.