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1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 23 April 2011

Ivan Hewett presents a concert of contemporary British chamber music, including 3 world premieres, in conversation with the composers.

Simon Holt: The Torturer's Horse
Michael Berkeley: Three Rilke sonnets
David Matthews: Horn Quintet
Mark-Anthony Turnage: A Constant Obsession
Claire Booth (soprano)
Mark Padmore (tenor)
Richard Watkins (horn)
Nash Ensemble
Lionel Friend (conductor)

Recorded at Wigmore Hall, London on 23rd March.


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