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Bangor New Music Festival 2010

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces premieres by Guto Puw, Andrew Lewis and Adrian Williams, performed at the 2010 Bangor New Music Festival by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

The Bangor New Music Festival celebrated its tenth anniversary this March.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces new works performed at a concert in this year's Festival by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and talks to two of the composers involved - Guto Puw (the Festival's Artistic Director) and Andrew Lewis.

Andrew Lewis: Danses acousmatiques - Torquetum (pas de cinq) (extract)
From the album 'Miroirs obscurs' (empreintes DIGITALes IMED 0789)

Guto Pryderi Puw: Hologram (R3 commission: world premiere)
Andrew Lewis: Number Nine Dream (world premiere)
Adrian Williams: Cello Concerto (R3 commission: world premiere)

BBC National Orchestra of Wales
conducted by Grant Llewellyn

Continung the Welsh theme, Sara also joins composer and harpist Rhodri Davies for a tour of his installation 'Room Harp', part of the exhibition 'all art is, is rhythm' at the Hatton Gallery in Newcastle's Great Northern Museum.

John Butcher/Rhodri Davies: Scrogg (extract)
From the album 'CARLIOL' (ftarri-220)

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