BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
28 Feb 2015, City Halls
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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Hear and Now
20:00 Sat 28 Feb 2015 Grand Hall
Matthias Pintscher conducts Hear and Now at City Halls.
Matthias Pintscher conducts Hear and Now at City Halls.

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…explosante-fixe…, for flute with live electronics and ensemble, was given its UK Premiere in Edinburgh more than 20 years ago by Ensemble InterContemporain. The conductor on that occasion was Pierre Boulez himself, who next month will celebrate his 90th birthday. Here, Matthias Pintscher, Ensemble InterContemporain’s current music director, who is also the BBC SSO’s Artist-in-Association, brings together members of the BBC SSO and guest soloists for an evening which also features a work from one of Pintscher’s composition teachers, Manfred Trojahn, a recent composition from Serbian-born Marko Nikodijevic, and the UK Premiere of a horn concerto from Slovenian-born Vito Žuraj. To be recorded for future broadcast in BBC Radio 3’s Saturday night contemporary music programme, Hear and Now.

Tickets: Free (unreserved seating) limited to 4 tickets per application - available from Monday 12 January 2015 (£1.00 online and £1.50 venue booking fee may apply);