London Sinfonietta



London Sinfonietta

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1960
Location
London, England, United Kingdom
Biography
The London Sinfonietta is a British chamber orchestra based in London that specializes in the performance of contemporary classical music. Nicholas Snowman and David Atherton co-founded the orchestra in 1968. Atherton was its first Music Director, from 1968-1973. Michael Vyner served as the Artistic Director from 1972-1989. Paul Crossley took over and served from 1988-1994. Markus Stenz served as Music Director from 1994-1998. The London Sinfonietta has commissioned numerous composers including Magnus Lindberg, Thomas Ad├Ęs, Steve Reich and Sir Harrison Birtwistle among others.
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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Chopped & Screwed

Chopped & Screwed

London Sinfonietta April 4, 2011

9 Tracks

Weill: Kleine Dreigroschenmusik

Weill: Kleine Dreigroschenmusik

Kurt Weill November 1, 2005

41 Tracks

Undine

Undine

London Sinfonietta January 28, 1998

54 Tracks

The Film Music of Leonard Rosenman

The Film Music of Leonard Rosenman

John Adams November 30, 1996

15 Tracks

Carnaval des animaux

Carnaval des animaux

Charles Dutoit November 30, 1979

17 Tracks

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