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Episode 1

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 19 January 2013

Ivan Hewett presents the first of two concerts by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and their Artist-in-Association Matthias Pintscher at the 2012 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Each of the three works has a soloist, with music by Pintscher himself alongside UK premieres by Wolfgang Rihm and the Festival's featured composer Maja Ratkje. Plus a bonus piece celebrating Witold Lutoslawski's centenary next Friday with a performance from the last concert he ever conducted, in 1993.

Maja Ratkje: Concerto for Voice and Orchestra (UK premiere)
with Maja Ratkje (voice)

Wolfgang Rihm: Versuchung (UK premiere)
with Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)

Matthias Pintscher: Songs from Solomon's Garden
with Leigh Melrose (baritone)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Matthias Pintscher (conductor).

Lutoslawski: Chain 1
New Music Concerts Ensemble,
Witold Lutoslawski (conductor).

Music Played

4 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Maja Ratkje

    Maja Ratkje Concerto for Voice and Orchestra

    Performers: Maja Ratkje (voice), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Matthias Pintscher (conductor). UK premiere, recorded at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012

  • Image for Wolfgang Rihm

    Wolfgang Rihm Versuchung

    Performers: Nicholas Altstaedt (cello), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Matthias Pintscher (conductor). UK premiere, recorded at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012

  • Image for Matthias Pintscher

    Matthias Pintscher Songs from Solomon's Garden

    Performers: Leigh Meltose (baritone), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Matthias Pintscher (conductor). Recorded at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012

  • Image for Witold Lutoslawski

    Witold Lutoslawski Chain 1

    Performers: New Music Concerts Ensemble, Witold Lutoslowski (conductor)

    Lutoslowski’s Last Concert, Naxos, 8572450, track 5

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