Ian Bostridge tenor
Nicolas Fleury horn
Nicholas Collon conductor
Brett Dean Pastoral Symphony (2000)
Britten Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings, Op. 31
Beethoven Symphony No. 6, ‘Pastoral’ (performed from memory)
Aurora continues its international tour with a debut at the renowned Kölner Philharmonie with British tenor Ian Bostridge and horn player Nicolas Fleury. The evening includes Brett Dean’s evocative Pastoral Symphony that laments the destruction of nature; Benjamin Britten’s ethereal Serenade on the world of night, sleep, and dreams; and culminates with Beethoven’s imaginative ‘Pastoral’ symphony performed entirely from memory.
Discover more about our memorised performances at our By Heart page.