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New Music 20x12

Robert Worby introduces a world premiere by Birtwistle, and three new pieces commissioned for New Music 20X12, inspired by the Olympics, and performed as part of the Cultural Olympiad.

Harrison Birtwistle: Fantasia Upon All The Notes
Nash Ensemble conducted by Lionel Friend

Anna Meredith: HandsFree
National Youth Orchestra

Sally Beamish: Spinal Chords
Juliet Stevenson (narrator)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment directed by Matthew Truscott

Luke Carver Goss: Pure Gold: a 4X4 Relay Race
Ian McMillan (narrator)
Manchester Chorale
Black Dyke Band

Colin Matthews: The Island
Claire Booth (soprano)
Nash Ensemble conducted by Lionel Friend.

1 hour, 15 minutes

Last on

Sat 21 Apr 2012 22:45

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