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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
|"The invisible world": String quartets from the Royal College of Music celebrate Lutosławski|
|Celebrating the centenary of Polish composer Witold Lutosławski’s birth, the Philharmonia Orchestra have embarked on Woven Words, a series also involving the Royal College of Music. The title, an English translation of Lutosławski’s Paroles tissées (1965), invites audiences to consider a multitude of questions concerning music and meaning. As further provocation, a remark of Claude Debussy’s – “Music begins where words end” – sits underneath this heading: a statement contemplated and challenged by Lutosławski in his writings.|
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