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British Composer Awards 2010

Martin Handley presents highlights of the British Composer Awards 2010, with categories ranging from Chamber and Orchestral through to Contemporary Jazz and Sonic Art.

Presented by Martin Handley

British Composer Awards 2010

This evening's Performance on 3 celebrates the wealth of contemporary music in the UK, with the British Composer Awards of 2010, recorded at Stationer's Hall yesterday evening. The awards feature new works receiving their first UK performance between 1 April 2009 and 31 March 2010

With three nominees in each of 13 categories ranging from Chamber, Orchestral and Stage Work through to Contemporary Jazz Composition and Sonic Art the whole scope of new composition in the UK is represented.

2 hours, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Mark David Boden

    Intrada and Everyone Sang (from Seigfried Stanzas)

    Performer: Charles MUTTER - Violin Performer: Eleanor MEYNELL - Soprano

  • Raymond Yiu

    Northwest wind for flute, clarinet, harp, viola and double bass

    Conductor: Odaline de LA MARTINEZ Performer: Lontano

  • Karen MACIVER

    James Watt: Head of Steam

  • Ryan Wigglesworth

    Augenlieder for soprano and orchestra

    Conductor: Ryan WIGGLESWORTH Performer: Claire BOOTH - Soprano Performer: BBC S O.

  • James HAMILTON

    James HAMILTON - The Causeway suite for jazz orchestra

    Performer: James Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

  • Cheryl FRANCES-HOAD

    Homage to Haydn for piano

    Performer: Matthew SCHELLHORN - Piano

  • John Wynne

    Installation for 300 speakers, pianola and vacuum cleaner

  • Sasha Siem

    Deliver me, O Lord (Psalm 140)

    Conductor: Geoffrey WEBBER Performer: Caius College Cambridge Choir

  • Unsuk Chin

    Concerto for cello and orchestra

    Conductor: Ilan VOLKOV Performer: Alban GERHARDT - Cello Performer: BBC Scottish S O

  • Rory BOYLE

    Kasper Hauser: Child of Europe

    Conductor: Derek CLARK Performer: Rsamd Chamber Choir Performer: Rsamd Contemporary Ensemble

  • Cheryl FRANCES-HOAD

    Psalm 1: Blessed is the man for choir

    Conductor: Geoffrey WEBBER Performer: Caius College Cambridge Choir

  • Philip Grange

    Clous Atlas for wind band

    Conductor: Phillip SCOTT Performer: National Youth Wind Orchestra Of G.B.

  • Kerry ANDREW

    Fall

    Conductor: Peter BROADBENT Performer: Joyful Company Of Singers

  • Brian Elias

    Doubles for orchestra

    Conductor: Jiri BELOHLAVEK Performer: BBC S O.

  • Mark David Boden

    Intrada and Everyone''s Voice (from Seigfried Stanzas)

    Performer: Charles MUTTER - Violin Performer: Eleanor MEYNELL - Soprano

Broadcast

  • Wed 1 Dec 2010 19:00