‘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.

 


10th December

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

  • 19th November

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  • Part, Arvo: Pro et contra. Truls Mork, vlc. Estonian National SO/Paavo Jarvi.
  • Werder, Felix: Music for Clarinet and String Quartet. Donald Westlake, cl. Austral String Quartet .
  • Toyama, Yuzo: Rhapsody for orchestra. Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony/Ryuske Numajiri.
  • Henze, Hans Werner: Symphony No.6. London SO/Hans Werner Henze.
  • Yedid, Yitzhak: Sensations. Caroline Almonte, pno., Elizabeth Sellars, vln., Molly Kadarauch, vlc.
  • Silvestrov, Valentin: Postludium, Symphonic poem for piano & orchestra. Alexei Lubimov, pno. Berlin SO/David Robertson.

  • 12th November

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  • Holley: "the birds will sing them off". Milos Bjelica cl.
  • Muhly: No Uncertain Terms. Omega Ens / Gordon Hamilton.
  • Kats-Chernin: Piano Quintet No 1. Benjamin Martin pno, Flinders Qt.
  • Neuwirth: ...miramondo multiplo... Hakan hardenberger tpt, Malmoo SO / Martyn Brabbins.
  • Harvey: Piano Sonata No 4 'A. Gramsci". Michael Kieran Harvey pno.
  • Weinberg: 12 Pieces for Flute and Orchestra. Claudia Stein fte, Szczecin PO / David Robert Coleman.

  • 5th November

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  • Glass: Sonata No 1 for violin and piano. Alexandra Osborne vln. Sally Whitwell pno.
  • Harvey: Deus est fabula. Tara Murphy vln, Derrick Grice cl, Michgael Kieran Harvey pno.
  • Korngold: Theme and Variations. Sinfonia of London / John Wilson.
  • Jolas: Histoires vraies. Hakan hardenberger tpt, Roger Muraro pno, National Youth Orch of Scotland / Martyn Brabbins.
  • Mills, Richard: String Quartet No.4 'Glimpses from my Book of Dada'. Flinders Quartet .
  • Armstrong: Divertissements. Fidelio Trio.

  • 29th October

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  • Shchedrin, Rodion: Concerto for Orchestra No.2 "The Chimes". Russian NO/Mikhail Pletnev.
  • Durufle, Maurice: Prelude and fugue on the name Alain, Op.7. Edward Theodore, org.
  • Ustvolskaya, Galina: Concerto for Piano, String Orchestra & Timpani. Alexei Lubimov, pno. German Chamber Philharmonic/Heinrich Schiff.
  • Sakamoto, Ryuichi: Forbidden Colours. David Sylvian, voc., Ryuichi Sakamoto, pno. Unnamed Orch/Yutaka Sado.
  • Adams, John: Violin concerto. Gidon Kremer, vln. London SO/Kent Nagano.
  • Takemitsu, Toru: Spirit Garden. Bournemouth SO/Marin Alsop.
  • Ligeti, Gyorgy: Melodien. London Sinfonietta/David Atherton.

  • 22nd October

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  • Beamish: Trumpet Concerto. Hakan Hardenberger tpt, National Youth Orch of Scotland / Martyn Brabbins.
  • Riley: Sun Rings, Part 4: conclusion. Kronos Qt, pre-recorded spacescapes.
  • Sculthorpe: String Quartet No 18. Flinders Qt
  • Britten: Celo Suite No 1. Mstislav Rostropovich vlc.
  • Adams: Common Tones in Simple Time. Montreal SO / Kent Nagano.

  • 15th October

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  • Yates, Stephen: Bat-Music. Alicia Crossley, rec. Acacia Quartet .
  • Riley: Sun Rings, Part 3: Prayer Central. Kronos Qt, Volti, pre-recorded spacescapes.
  • Francaix: Quintet. Syrinx Quintet.
  • Pateras: Ontetradecagon. Australian Art Orchestra, Anthony Pateras Revox B77.
  • Finnis: Between Rain. London Contemporary Orch / Robert Ames.
  • Albert: Symphony No 2. London SO / Lance Friedel.