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Harrison Birtwistle

Tom Service introduces an 80th birthday concert for Sir Harrison Birtwistle.

Oliver Knussen conducts the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in an all-Birtwistle programme, including early works Tragoedia, Cantata and Silbury Air, plus Four Poems by Jaan Kaplinski and the more recent Fantasia upon all the Notes.

And Sara Mohr-Pietsch continues her Composers' Rooms series with a visit to the London home of Mark-Anthony Turnage.

Harrison Birtwistle:

Cantata *
Fantasia on all the notes
4 Poems by Jaan Kaplinski *
Silbury Air

Katrine Baerts (soprano) *
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Oliver Knussen (conductor).

Release date:

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Jul 2014 22:30