A History of Harry and Us

Since 1968, the London Sinfonietta has commissioned and premiered over 20 extraordinary works by Sir Harrison Birtwistle. His work has been a golden thread through our history and we hope you will join us and the man himself on Friday 5 December, to celebrate his 80th birthday.


Below is a complete list of pieces commissioned or co-commissioned by or for the London Sinfonietta:

History of Birtwistle commissions table

In December we’ll perform Theseus Games, In Broken ImagesVirelai and The Message, alongside the world premieres of Duets No 4 and 5. In the meantime, take a listen to some of our other favourite works from the above list:

For more information on Birtwistle: A Celebration and to book tickets click here.

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