Resonate: Violin Concerto by Colin Matthews
About the piece
Colin Matthews’ Violin Concerto will be performed with soloist Leila Josefowicz and conductor Sir Simon Rattle on the opening night of the LSO’s 2019/20 season. The LSO is excited to have the opportunity to programme this innovative contemporary concerto, which has only been performed in the UK twice before.
About the composer
Colin Matthews is one of Britain’s most celebrated contemporary composers, having demonstrated consistent creative innovation throughout his career. He brings these qualities and more to his role as Composition Director of the LSO Panufnik Composers Scheme, where he provides expert mentoring and guidance to the next generation of leading composers.
Championed by the London Symphony Orchestra