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.

 


22nd May

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  • Takemitsu: Piano distance. Roger Woodward, pno.
  • Gunn: Imperial milking machine. VCA SO/Mark Summerbell.
  • Gilmour: No. 4 Suite: You Say You've Seen Seven Wonders. Gilmour Ensemble.

  • 15th May

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  • Hindemith: String Quartet No 7 in E flat. Amar Qt.
  • Unsuk Chin: Six Piano Etudes. Mei Yi Foo pno.
  • Hsieh: Quartet: Towards the Beginning. Syzygy Ensemble.
  • Henze: Voices, Pt 2. Roswitha Trexler m-sop, Joachim Vogt ten, mbrs of RSO Leipzig / Horst Neumann.
  • Riley: Dark Queen Mantra. Del Sol Stg Qt, Gyan Riley gtr.
  • Bolcom: Prelude Book 1 No 3. Christopher Taylor pno.
  • Porra, Lauri: Domino Suite. Joonas Riipa drum set, Aki Rissanen pno., Lahti SO / Jaako Kuusisto.

  • 8th May

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  • Hindemith: String Quartet No 6 in E flat. Amar Qt.
  • Virtaperko: Multikolor: Concerto for baritone sax and small CO. Joonatan Rautiola bar sax, Jyvaskyla Sinfonia / Ville Matvejeff.
  • Bartok: Piano Quartet in C minor, op 20. Notos Qt.
  • Henze: Voices, part 1. Roswitha Trexler m-sop, Joachim Vogt ten, mbrs of RSO Leipzig / Horst Neumann.
  • Bolcom: Prelude Book 1 No 3. Christopher Taylor pno.
  • Dessau: Orchestral Music No 4. Staatskapelle Berlin / Gunther Herwig.

  • 1st May

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  • Hindemith: String Quartet No 5. Amar Qt.
  • Riley: Three Movements. Tom Lessels cl, Kate Halsall pno, Genevieve Wilkins perc.
  • Tahourdin: Symphony No 5. David Stanhope and his orchestra.
  • Fine. Michael: Skipping Stones. Alice K Dade fte, Scott Yoo vln, Erik Arvinder vln, Maurycy Banaszek vla, Jonah Kim vlc, Susan Cahill db.
  • Nono: Offerte onde serene... Maurizio Pollini pno, magnetic tape.
  • Bolcom: Prelude Book 1 No 2. Christopher Taylor pno.
  • Widmann, Jorg: Hunt Quartet (Qt No 3). Signum Quartett.

  • 24th April

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  • Venables: Metamorphoses after Britten: I A Mountain. Melinda Maxwell oboe.
  • Interview with Jennifer Timmins re Concert, 29 Aril, 2:00 pm, Church of All Nations.
  • Dean, Paul: from Falling Ever Deeper: Epiphany. Jennifer Timmins fte, Leigh Harrold pno.
  • Venables: Metamorphoses after Britten: II Fixation. Melinda Maxwell oboe.
  • Hindemith: String Quartet No 4, op 22. Amar Qt.
  • Venables: Metamorphoses after Britten: III Flowers. Melinda Maxwell oboe.
  • Virtaperko: Romer's Gap. Perttu Kivilaakso amp vlc, Jyvaskyla Sinfonia / Ville Matvejeff.
  • Venables: Metamorphoses after Britten: IV Fountains. Melinda Maxwell oboe.
  • Riley, Colin: Shenanigans. Tom Lessels cl, Kate Halsall pno.
  • Fine, Michael: Skipping Stones. Alice K Dale fte, string quintet.

  • 17th April

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  • Connesson, Guillaume: Sextet. Paul Meyer cl, Francois Meyer oboe, Mathieu Dufour fte, Dominique Lobet vla, Dominique Desjardins db, Eric le Sage pno.
  • Hindemith: String Quartet No 3 in C. Amar Qt.
  • Rautavaara: Polska. Tanja Tezlaff both vlc, Gunilla Sussmann pno.
  • Daugherty: Dreamachine. Evelyn Glennie perc, Albany Symphony / David Alan Miller.
  • Bolcom: The Brooklyn Dodge. Christopher Taylor pno.
  • Anderson: Sonata for Violin and Piano. Daniel de Borah, pno., Anna McMichael, vln.

  • 10th April

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  • Auerbach: Lullaby. Allmanna Sangen / Maria Goundorina.
  • Hindemith: String Quartet No 2. Amar Qt.
  • Tempany: The Promise of Water. Michael Kieran Harvey, pno.
  • Henderickx: Symphony No 1 'At the Edge of the World'. Royal Flemish Philharmonic / Edo de Waart.
  • Matthews, David: Terrible Beauty. Susan Bickley m-sop, Nash Ensemble.
  • Haglund: Serenata per Diotima. Hakan Rudner vln, Malmo SO strings / Joachim Gustafsson.

  • 3rd April

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  • Larsen: Songs of Youth and Pleasure: 1. Song for a dance; 2. Pluck the fruit and taste the pleasure. Allmanna Sangen / Maria Goundorina.
  • Hindemith: String Quartet No 1. Amar Qt.
  • Larsen: Songs of Youth and Pleasure: 3. Kisses; 4. Hey Nonny No! Allmanna Sangen / Maria Goundorina.
  • Pickard: Concertante Variations, for wind qnt, timpani, strings. Matthew Featherstone fte, Geoffrey Cox oboe, Nicholas Cox cl, Jaroslav Augustyniak bsn, Ian Fisher hn, BBC NO of Wales / Martyn Brabbins.
  • Schoenberg: Ode to Napoleon. Gerald English reciter, London Sinfonietta / David Atherton.
  • Kagel: Opus 1.991. RSO Saarbrucken / Mauricio Kagel.
  • Lofberg: Sandskrift. Allmanna Sangen / Maria Goundorina.

  • 27th March

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  • Glass: Etude No.20. Sally Whitwell, pno.
  • Ginastera: Piano Concerto No 1. Dora De Marinis pno, Slovak RSO / Julio Malaval.
  • Kats-Chernin: Dance of the Paper Umbrellas. Tasmanian SO/Benjamin Northey.
  • Kagel: Music for Renaissance Instruments. Collegium instrumentale.
  • Kats-Chernin: Fantasy on an Anthem. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno., Adelaide SO/David Stanhope.
  • Pablo, Luis de: Trio. Trio Arbos.
  • Piazzolla: Tangazo. New World Symphony/Michael Tilson-Thomas.