Britten Sinfonia

Mar'20 What's Going On February 28, 2021 9 February – 24 March 2021: Shabaka Hutchings & Britten Sinfonia (online)

A central member of the new London jazz scene, clarinettist, saxophonist and composer Hutchings blurs the lines between jazz and classical music in Copland’s Clarinet Concerto, written for the legendary ‘King of Swing’ Benny Goodman. Reflecting further on the jazz idiom, he takes on Igor Stravinsky’s 3 Pieces For Clarinet Solo, then continues this theme in real time with a short solo clarinet improvisation.

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