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2012 Witten Days for New Chamber Music

Robert Worby presents highlights from last year's Witten Days for New Chamber Music, the long-running annual event which takes place in western Germany. Tonight we hear new works from Italy, Denmark, Germany and England, two for double string quartet and two for piano and ensemble. Plus a recording of last Saturday's London premiere of Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen's String Quartet No.3.

Hans Abrahamsen: String Quartet No.3
Vertavo Quartet
Recorded at the Barbican, London, last Saturday

Marko Nikodijevic: gesualdo dub / raum mit geloschter figur
Pauline Post (piano)
Asko/Schoenberg Ensemble
Reinbert de Leeuw (conductor)

Mauro Lanza: Der Kampf zwischen Karneval und Fasten
Arditti Quartet
JACK Quartet

James Clarke: 2012-S
Arditti Quartet
JACK Quartet

Hans Abrahamsen: Piano Concerto
Pauline Post (piano)
Asko/Schoenberg Ensemble
Reinbert de Leeuw (conductor)

Brigitta Muntendorf: Sweetheart, Goodbye!
Nicola Grundel, vocals
Asko/Schoenberg Ensemble
Reinbert de Leeuw (conductor).

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1 hour, 45 minutes

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Sat 16 Mar 2013 22:15

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