Australian & Contemporary

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‘Music from now’ featuring many recent releases and occasional interviews with composers and performers. The fare consists of local and overseas compositions of the past sixty years or so, including the innovative and the avant-garde.


18th September

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11th September

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4th September

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28th August

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  • Rota: Trio. Rocco Parisi cl, Andrea Pavalessa vlc, Gabriele Rota pno.
  • Vasks: Vox Amoris. Alina Pogostkina vln, Sinfonietta Riga / Juha Kangas.
  • Pintscher: Bereshit. Ensemble Intercontemporain / Matthias Pintscher.
  • Shostakovich: String Quartet No 1 in C major. Pacifica Qt.
  • Broadstock: Syzygy. Syzygy Ensemble.

  • 21st August

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  • Tuur: The Weight of Lives Disrupted. Finnish RSO / Hannu Lintu.
  • Interview with Christine McCombe re CD Three Kinds of Silence.
  • McCombe: Love Into Stone. Glenn Riddle pno, Natasha Conrau, Leigh Raymond vlns, Susanna Ling vla, Naomi Wileman vlc.
  • McCombe: from To the Wider Ocean, part 3. Deborah Kayser vc, Marianne Rothschild vln, Rosanne Hunt vlc, Glenn Riddle pno.
  • McCombe: The Art Of Placing Stones. Marianne Rothschild vln, Glenn Riddle pno.
  • Holt: A Table of Noises. Colin Currie perc, Halle / Nicholas Collon.
  • Nowakowski: String Quartet No 1, 'Songs of Forgiveness'. Voxare Stg Qt.

  • 14th August

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  • Subramaniam: Journey. L Subramaniam vln, Oystein Baadsvik tuba, D S Murthy mridangam, Toms Mikals kybd.
  • Ades: The Four Quarters. Calder Qt.
  • Tuur: Noesis. Pekka Kuusisto vln, Christoffer Sundqvist cl, Finnish RSO / Hannu Lintu.
  • Nyman: String Quartet No. 3. Balanescu Quartet.
  • Subramaniam: Eclipse. Kavita Krishnamurti voc, L Subramaniam vln, Oystein Baadsvik tuba, Toms Mikals kybd.
  • Wenchen Qin: Violin Concerto, 'The Border of the Mountains'. Mengla Huang vln, ORF Vienna RSO / Gottfried Rabl.
  • Chindamo: Symbiosis. Joe Chindamo pno, Zoe Black vln.

  • 7th August

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    31st July

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  • Ives: String Quartet No. 1 - From the Salvation Army. Emerson String Quartet.
  • Unsuk Chin: Acrostic Wordplay - Seven scenes from fairy tales. Piia Komsi sop, Ensemble Intercontemporain / Kazushi Ono.
  • Nyman: String Quartet No. 1. Balanescu Quartet.
  • Tuur: Peregrinus Ecstaticus - Clarinet Concerto. Christoffer Sundqvist cl, Finnish RSO / Hannu Lintu.
  • Ford: Chamber Concerto No 3: In Constant Flight. Rohan Smith vln, Terra Australia Incognita / Andrew Ford.

  • 24th July

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  • Hiscocks: Rainforest Toccata. Elizabeth Watson, pno.
  • Unsuk Chin: Xi. Unsuk Chin electronics, Ensemble Intercontemporain / David Robertson.
  • Nyman: String Quartet No 5. Smith Qt.
  • Gyger: Threshold. Elizabeth Watson, pno.
  • Buene: Violin Concerto. Peter Herresthal vln, Arctic Philharmonic Sinfonietta / Oyvind Bjora.
  • Dargaville: Invisible Dances. Arcko Symphonic Ensemble / Timothy Phillips.
  • Connesson: Under the desert of Mongolia. Jerome Pernoo vlc, Jerome Ducros pno.
  • Aho: Solo 1. Jaakko Kuusisto vln.