Ivan Hewett presents music by Jack White, Linda Buckley and Richard Causton played by the BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Garry Walker. Plus Messiaen's Chronochromie.
Ivan Hewett presents the first of two programmes featuring new orchestral works developed through "Embedded" residencies with the BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Jack White: Digital Dust (world premiere)
Linda Buckley: Chiyo (UK Premiere)
Richard Causton: Between Two Waves of the Sea
BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Garry Walker
And in this week's Hear And Now Fifty, composer George Benjamin advocates the "exuberant, thrilling and virtuosic" orchestral piece Chronochromie by his former teacher, Olivier Messiaen; while Paul Griffiths describes the significance of the work in the European avant-garde scene of the 1960s.
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