This is Rattle
Sir Simon Rattle makes a statement as the new Music Director of the London Symphony Orchestra in the opening concert of the 2017/2018 season. This monumental night explores a timeline of British music, and features revered German violinist Christian Tetzlaff. The programme brings together the very best of British composers and their work including Helen Grime’s Fanfare, Thomas Ades’ Asyla, Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s Violin Concerto, Oliver Knussen’s Symphony No. 3, and Elgar’s Variations on an Original Theme, ‘Enigma’.