‘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.

 

Tony Thomas


21st January

Show Playlist
  • Grabowsky: From the Depths. Michael Kieran Harvey pno.
  • Finnis: The Air, Turning. BBC Scottish SO / Ilan Volkov.
  • Adams: Harmonielehre. Montreal So / Kent Nagano.
  • Turnage: Three for Two. Andrew West pno. Thomas Kemp vln, Nick Barr vla, Adrian Bradbury vlc.
  • Khoury: Piano Sonata No 4. Tatiana Primak-Khoury pno.
  • Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusik for Wind Quintet. Syrinx Qnt.

  • 14th January

    No available playlist

    7th January

    Show Playlist
  • Greenbaum, Stuart: Rushall Express. Ken Murray, gtr.
  • Vasks: Piano Quartet. Ippolitov-Ivanov Piano Qt.
  • Corigliano: Fantasia on an Ostinato. St Louis SO / Leonard Slatkin.
  • Mealor, Paul: Concerto for Euphonium and Orch. David Childs euphonium, BBC Phil / Ben Gernon.
  • Barber, Simon: Meditation. Michael Kieran Harvey pno.
  • Weinberg: Flute Concerto No 2. Claudia Stein fte, Szczecin PO / David Robert Coleman.

  • 31st December

    Show Playlist
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Big Rhap. Melbourne SO/Bramwell Tovey.
  • Duke etc: Taking a Chance on Love. Ella Fitzgerald and her famous orch.
  • Bridge: Scherzo. Natalie Clein vla, Christian Ihle Hadland pno.
  • Ford, Andrew: The Quangle Wangle's Hat. Sally Whitwell, pno., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar.
  • Ichmouratov, Airat: Concerto Grosso No 1: 3rd mvt. Belarusian State SO / Evgeny Bushkov.
  • Korngold: Songs of the Clown: O Mistress Mine Shakespeare Songs: Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind; When Birds Do Sing. Anne Sophie von Otter mezzo, Bent Forsberg pno.
  • Burian: Suite Americaine. Ebony Band / Werner Herbers.
  • Weill/Perelman/Nash: Speak Low. Uti Lemper voc, Rias Berlin Kammerensemble / John Mauceri.
  • Murphy, Nicole: Spinning Top. Benaud Trio .
  • Vassileva/Diniz: Pipero Misturado. Vivi Vassileva Qnt & Lucas Diniz gtr.
  • Kern/Fields: I Won't Dance. Blossom Dearie voc/pno.
  • Glass, Philip: Etude No.20. Sally Whitwell, pno.
  • Dvorak: Song to the Moon. Yo-Yo Ma vlc, The Knights / Eric Jacobsen.
  • Part: Fratres. Margaret Batjer vln, LA CO / Jeffrey Kahane.
  • Keller, Andrea: Inside Out. Andrea Keller, pno. Jazz Ensemble .
  • Young/Shakespeare: Sigh no More Ladies; O Mistress Mine. Cleo Laine voc, orch.

  • 24th December

    Show Playlist
  • Kats-Chernin, Elena: Re-invention No 1. Genevieve Lacey, descant rec. Flinders Quartet .
  • Westlake: Spirit of the Wild , 3rd and 4th mvts. Diana Doherty oboe, SSO / Nigel Westlake.
  • Kalmer: Three Little Words. Ella Fitzgerald and her famous orch.
  • Hindson, Matthew: Rush. Benaud Trio .
  • Weill/Perelman: I'm a Stranger Here Myself. Uti Lemper voc, Rias Berlin Kammerensemble / John Mauceri.
  • Martinu: Jazz Suite. Ebony Band / Werner Herbers.
  • Page: Shine, Shine, Shine. Gregory page voc and his big band orch.
  • Shostakovich: Sonata for Violin and Piano, Mvt 2 Allegretto. Shlomo Mintz vln, Viktoria Postnikova pno.
  • Korngold: Shakespeare Songs: Desdemona's Song; Under the Greenwood Tree. Anne Sophie von Otter mezzo, Bent Forsberg pno.
  • Piazzolla: Tango Suite: Tangos 2 & 3. Tali Morgulis pno.
  • Ford, Andrew: The Owl and the Pussy-cat. Sally Whitwell, pno., Teddy Tahu Rhodes, bar.
  • Bartok: Dances of Transylvania. Budapeat Festival Orch / Ivan Fischer.
  • Gorecki, Henryk Mikolaj: Harpsichord Concerto, Op.40. Mahan Esfahani, hpschd. Concerto Cologne .
  • Holiday/Herzog: Don't Explain. Helen Merrill voc, Clifford Brown tpt, ens
  • Bolcom: Grateful Ghost Rag. Emma Sholl fte, Jane Rosenson harp.
  • Glass, Philip: Etude No.13. Sally Whitwell, pno.
  • Stoneking: We Gon Boogaloo. C W Stoneking voc & ens.

  • 17th December

    Show Playlist
  • Cruixent, Oriol: El Pario. Vivi Vassileva Quintet.
  • Hayden, Sam: Substratum. BBC SO / David Robertson.
  • Harvey: Module Fugue. Michael Kieran Harvey pno.
  • Saariaho: Ciel d'hiver. Finnish RSO / Hannu Lintu.
  • Mendonca, Vasco: Group Together, Avoid Speech. Gulbenkian Orch / Benjamin Shwartz.
  • Harvey: PRTZL. Michael Kieran Harvey keyboards.
  • Tcherepnin, Alexander:Suite. Luciano Tarantino cello.
  • Haapanen, Perttu: Report. Heikki Parviainen perc, Petri Kumela gtr, Helsink Chamber Choir / Nils Schweckendiek.
  • Petitgirard: Le Marathon. Hungarian SO Budapest / Laurent Petitgirard.

  • 10th December

    Show Playlist
  • Fitkin, G: Hook. Ensemble Bash.
  • Saariaho: Trans. Xavier de Maistre harp, Finnish RSO / Hannu Lintu.
  • Weinberg: Flute Concerto No 1. Claudia Stein fte, Szczecin PO / David Robert Coleman.
  • Lang, David: Pierced. Boston Modern Orch Project, Real Quiet/Gil Rose.
  • Bruce, David: The Consolation of Rain. Camerata Pacifica.
  • Colbert, Brendan: Quicksand. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno.
  • Armstrong, Tom: Divertissements. Fidelio Trio.

  • 3rd December

    Show Playlist
  • Gyger: D E G. Michael Kieran Harvey pno.
  • Koch, Jesper: Dreamscapes. Michaela Fukacova vlc, Odense SO / Justin Brown.
  • Muhly, Nico: Unexpected News. Brett Brown, bar. Omega Ensemble/Gordon Hamilton.
  • Harvey: Aporia II. Michael Kieran Harvey, Arabella Teniswood- Harvey & Erik Griswold pnos, Vanessa Tomlinson perc.
  • Vasks: Lonely Angel. Margaret Batjer vln, LA CO / Jeffrey Kahane.
  • Britten, Benjamin: Phantasy Quartet in F minor, Op.2. Inventi Ensemble .
  • Gregson: Euphonium Concerto. David Childs euphonium, BBC Phil / Ben Gernon.

  • 26th November

    Show Playlist
  • Harvey: Toccata DNA. Peter Sheridan fte, Peter Neville perc, Michael Kieran Harvey pno.
  • Jalbert, Pierre: Violin Concerto. Margaret Batjer vln, Los Angeles CO / Jeffrey Kahane.
  • Muhly, Nico: By All Means. Omega Ensemble/Gordon Hamilton.
  • Henry, Tom: Scenes from a poet's life. Flinders Quartet .
  • Sawer, David: Rumpelstiltskin Suite. Birmingham Contemporary Music Group / Martyn Brabbins.
  • Weir: Heroic Strokes of the Bow. BBC SO / Martyn Brabbins.