Working with Harry

For Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s 80th birthday, we asked a few key figures from the London Sinfonietta’s past and present to give us their favourite memories of working with Harry:


David Atherton: Co-founder and Music Director until 1973

John Constable: Principal Pianist 1968 – present

Paul Meecham: Managing Director 1991 – 1997

Cathy Graham: Managing Director 1997 – 2006

Gillian Moore: Artistic Director 1998 – 2003

Andrew Burke: Chief Executive 2007 – present

One thought on “Working with Harry

  1. Hazel says:

    Reblogged this on Classical Discourse and commented:
    Over this weekend, the Southbank Centre will be celebrating Sir Harrison Birtwistle’s 80th birthday. Tonight’s concert by the London Sinfonietta and the Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble will perform five of his works, including a world premier. The London Sinfonietta have been long-term collaborators with Sir Harrison. Here are some interesting insights into their relationship.

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