Photo: Steve J Sherman
Conductor Andrew Litton is back in the UK this week for a performance with the Ulster Orchestra at Ulster Hall on Friday, 5th October. On the programme there are two significant Fourths, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto op. 58 with soloist Steven Osborne, and Prokofiev’s Symphony in the revised and expanded version op. 112. The concert, which will be broadcast on BBC Radio 3 at a later date, opens with Rossini’s sprightly Overture to William Tell.
Recently renewed Music Director of New York City Ballet Orchestra Andrew Litton holds positions across the world including the title of Principal Guest Conductor of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Music Director Laureate at the Bergen Philharmonic and Conductor Laureate at the Bournemouth Symphony. He guest conducts the world’s leading orchestras and opera companies and has a discography of over 120 recordings with awards including America’s Grammy and France’s Diapason d’Or. Also an accomplished pianist, Litton often conducts from the keyboard and is recognized as an authority on Gershwin, having extensively recorded and performed his works as pianist and conductor including the Covent Garden premiere of Porgy and Bess.
For further information about the concert please visit: www.ulsterorchestra.org.uk