From the Royal Albert Hall,London. Ilan Volkov conducts the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in works by Oliver Knussen, Hans Abrahamsen, Luke Bedford and George Benjamin.
BBC PROMS 2010
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny
Ilan Volkov, a great champion of contemporary music, conducts music by three generations of British composers alongside a new work by Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen, whose Wald (Forest) takes its cue from a theme on the composer's own instrument, the horn.
Oliver Knussen: Two Organa
Hans Abrahamsen: Wald (BBC co-commission with Asko SchÃÂ¶nberg: UK premiere)
Luke Bedford: Or voit tout en aventure
George Benjamin: Three Inventions
Claire Booth, soprano
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Ilan Volkov, conductor.