Britten Sinfonia

Sir Mark Elder conducts Britten Sinfonia in Brahms’s radiant and bucolic 2nd symphony, in the second year of a four-year symphony cycle which borrows from the spirit of early performances of the works by performing them with the musical forces that Brahms intended, to ‘exhilarating’* effect.  This second instalment traces a poetic line from Brahms’s symphonic Romanticism to more intimate e