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The music of our time

It's hard to make it as a classical composer in the 21st century. Conductor Stephane Deneve, music critic Ken Walton, and composer funder Ed Armitage listen to some of the latest compositions; talk to Jamie about the issues facing new music; and ask who the great names of the future might be.

1 hour, 55 minutes

Last on

Sun 12 Dec 2010 17:05

Music Played

  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle


    Artist: John Harle Artist: BBC Symphony Orchestra Artist: Andrew Davis

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Rite of Spring

    Artist: Seattle Symphony Artist: Gerard Schwarz

  • Hauschka


    Artist: Hauschka

  • James Dillon

    The Book of Elements [extract]

    Artist: Noriko Kawai

  • Guillaume Connesson

    Une Lueur Dand L'age Sombre, 1st Movement

    Artist: Rsno Artist: Stephane Deneve

  • Guillaume Connesson

    Une Lueur Dans L'age Sombre, 3rd Movement

    Artist: Rsno Artist: Stephane Deneve

  • Nigel Osborne

    The Piano Tuner

    Artist: Fidelio Piano Trio

  • Paul Mealor

    Now Sleeps The Crimson Petal

    Artist: Edinburgh University Chamber Choir Artist: University of Aberdeen Chamber Choir Artist: University of St. Andrew’s Chamber Choir Artist: Thistle Brass Artist: Tom Wilkinson Artist: Michael Bawtree

  • Sir James MacMillan

    They Saw The Stone Had Been Rolled Away

    Artist: Scottish Chamber Orchestra Artist: Joseph Swensen

  • Julien Roh

    The Night Before Christmas

    Artist: Ensemble de Cuivres Artist: Jean-Francois Bobillier

  • Edward McGuire


    Artist: Dominic Saunders Artist: Nancy Ruffer


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