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Olga Neuwirth, Luigi Nono

Robert Worby presents UK premieres of works by Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth, including her tribute to countertenor and cult performance artist the late Klaus Nomi.

Robert Worby presents UK premieres of works by Austrian composer Olga Neuwirth including her tribute to the late Klaus Nomi, countertenor and cult performance artist. And in this week's instalment of the Hear and Now Fifty, theatre director Katie Mitchell describes her first encounter with the music of Luigi Nono and subsequent staging of his opera Al gran sole carico d'amore. With commentary from conductor Richard Bernas.

Olga Neuwirth: Five Daily Miniatures
Olga Neuwirth: ...miramondo multiplo...
Luigi Nono: Al gran sole carico d'amore (Act 2 excerpt)
Olga Neuwirth: Hommage a Klaus Nomi (excerpts)

Andrew Watts, countertenor
Alistair Mackie, solo trumpet
London Sinfonietta
Garry Walker and Gerry Cornelius, conductors.

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