The UK premiere of Bernard Rands’s Symphonic Fantasy – BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hannu Lintu. Friday, February 16, 2024; Barbican Hall, London. Live on BBC Radio 3.

Ted Gordon, photo Bernard Rands (UK/USA, born in Sheffield) turns ninety on March 2. Last night the BBCSO and Hannu Lintu started their Barbican Hall concert with the UK premiere of Rands’s twenty-five-minute Symphonic Fantasy (BBC/Boston Symphony co-commission), a score owing to Sibelius’s Seventh Symphony (which was originally entitled Symphonic Fantasy). Although he studied with … Continue reading The UK premiere of Bernard Rands’s Symphonic Fantasy – BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hannu Lintu. Friday, February 16, 2024; Barbican Hall, London. Live on BBC Radio 3.