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New Music by Young Composers

Ivan Hewett presents new music for orchestra by young composers. Plus the Hear and Now Fifty: a profile of George Benjamin's chamber orchestral score At First Light.

Ivan Hewett presents new music for orchestra by young composers, including works developed through "Embedded" residencies with the BBC Symphony Orchestra:
Yuko Ohara: Kaleidoscope
Laura Bowler: Irresistible Demands Of The Flesh
BBC Symphony Orchestra conducted by Garry Walker

and from an LPO Debut Sounds concert:
Emily Wright: Incantation
Erik Flores: Foliage
London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Clement Power

Plus in this week's Hear And Now Fifty, Gillian Moore advocates George Benjamin's At First Light, a chamber orchestral score of "extraordinary detail and skill"; while Paul Griffiths describes the significance of the work as a benchmark for British composing.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 12 May 2012 22:30

Music Played

  • Yuko Ohara

    Kaleidoscope (World Premiere)

    Performers: BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Laura Bowler

    Irresistable Demands of the Flesh (World Premiere)

    Performers: BBC Symphony Orchestra

  • Emily Wright

    Incantation

    Performers: London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Lutoslawski

    Jeux Venetiens

    Performers: London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Erick Flores

    Foliage

    Performers: London Philharmonic Orchestra

  • Sir George Benjamin

    At First Light

Broadcast

  • Sat 12 May 2012 22:30

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