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.

 


16th April

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  • Piazzolla: Le Grand Tango. Odon Racz db, Franz Liszt CO / Speranza Scappucci.
  • Tan Dun: Violin Concerto 'Rhapsody and Fantasia'. Eldbjorg Hemsing vln, Oslo PO / Tan Dun.
  • Isang Yun: East-West Miniature I. Shota Takahashi ob, Walter Grimmer vlc.
  • Bartok: Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra. Arthur Gold & Robert Fizdale pno, Saul Goodman timpani, Elden Bailey, Walter Rosenberger & Morris Lang perc, NY Phil / Leonard Bernstein.
  • Whitley, Kate: Autumn Songs. 12 Ensemble.
  • Isang Yun: East-West Miniature II. Shota Takahashi ob, Walter Grimmer vlc.
  • Peirani, Vincent: The Rice Field / Putri Slender Beauty. Vincent Peirani accordion, Guillaume Becker vla, Lydia Shelley vlc.

  • 9th April

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  • Kats-Chernin: Eliza Aria. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno., Elena Kats-Chernin, pno.
  • Isang Yun: Quartet for Oboe and Strings. Shota Takahashi ob, Egidius Streiff vln, Mariana Doughty vla, Walter Grimmer vlc.
  • Gorecki, Mikolaj: Piano Sonata. Anna Szalucka pno.
  • Gompper, David: Double Concerto 'Dialogue'. Wolfgang David vln, Timothy Gill vlc, Royal Philharmonic Orch / Emmanuel Siffert.
  • Ruders: Autumn Collection. Rafaell Altino vla.
  • Coelho: read/write error. Ensemble Offspring.
  • Dutilleux: Les Citations. Cyril Ciabaud ob, Mathieu Petit db, Romain Robine perc, Kasia Tomszak-Feltrin hpd.
  • Gershwin (orch Serebrier & Shelly Berg): Three Preludes. Royal Philharmonic Orch, Shelly Berg pno / Jose Serebrier.

  • 2nd April

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  • Golijov: Fish Tale. Daniele Ruggieri fte, Alberto Mesirca gtr.
  • Rihm: Duo Concerto. Mia Wang vln, Jan Vogler vlc, Royal Scottish NO / Peter Oundjian.
  • Sivak, Gabriel: Suite Capoeira. Quatuor Voce.
  • Rands: Chains Like the Sea. BBC Philharmonic / Clark Rundell.
  • Hosokawa: Drawing. Trondheim Sinfonietta / Kai Grinde Myrann.
  • Saariaho: Orion. Orchestre de Paris / Christoph Eschenbach.

  • 26th March

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  • Wolfe: Lick. Bang on a Can All Stars.
  • Rands: Cello Concerto. Johannes Moser vlc, BBC Philharmonic / Clark Rundell.
  • Boyd, Anne: As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams. The Contemporary Singers / Antony Walker.
  • MacMillan: String Quartet No 3. Royal Stg Qt.
  • Azmeh: Grounded. Kinan Azmeh cl, Guillaume Becker vla, Lydia Shelley vlc.

  • 19th March

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  • Moore, Kate: Fern. Ensemble Offspring.
  • Salonen: Cello Concerto. Yo-Yo Ma vlc, LA Philharmonic / Esa-Pekka Salonen.
  • Clarke, Rebecca: Viola Sonata (cello version). Natalie Clein vlc, Christian Ihle Hadland pno.
  • Armstrong, Tom: Dance Maze: Variations for Piano. Jakob Fichert pno.
  • MacMillan, James: Why is this night different? String Quartet No 2. Royal Stg Qt.

  • 12th March

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  • Kats-Chernin: Schubert Blues. Tamara-Anna Cislowska, pno.
  • Turnage: Three Screaming Popes. Atlanta SO/Donald Runnicles.
  • Davidson: Here's to Good Health. Andrew MacGregor, shakuhachi, Tony Hicks, sax., Lachlan Davidson, sax., Eugene Ughetti, perc.
  • Norgard: Seadrift. Bente Vist, sop., Unnamed Ensemble/Thomas Sondergard.
  • Boulez: Third Piano Sonata. Paavali Jumppanen, pno.
  • Dean: Viola Concerto. Brett Dean, vla., Sydney SO/Simone Young.

  • 5th March

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  • Andrei Petrov: Waltz from 'Beware of the Car'. Russian Philharmonic Orchestra & Sergei Skripka.
  • Schnittke: Symphony No.4. Yaroslav Zdorov, alto., Dmitri Pianov, ten., Russian State Symphonic Cappella, Russian State SO/Valery Polyansky.

  • 26th February

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  • Arnalds: Undir. Olafur Arnalds pno/electronics, London Recording Orch.
  • Westlake, N: Spirit of the Wild - Concerto for Oboe. Diana Doherty ob, Sydney SO / Nigel Westlake.
  • Floex: John Doe Arise.Tomas Dvorak etc, Prague RSO / Marco Ivanovic.
  • MacMillan: Visions of a November Spring. Royal Stg Qt.
  • Lang, D: Cheating, Lying, Stealing. Bang on a Can All-Stars.
  • Rouse: Supplica. Oregon Symphony / Carlos Kalmar.
  • Glass: (arr Michael Riesman) The Hours. Cello Octet Amsterdam, Maki Namekawa, pno.