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21/07/2012

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces new choral works by Judith Bingham, Hugh Wood and Lauri Supponen, performed at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival by the BBC Singers conducted by David Hill.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces the premieres of new choral works by Judith Bingham, Hugh Wood and Lauri Supponen, performed at the 2012 Cheltenham Festival by the BBC Singers conducted by David Hill

Plus the latest instalment of new compositions from the PRS/Music Foundation's 20x12 project for Olympic year, commissioning 20 12-minute works from around the UK. This week's works are Technophonia by Oliver Searle (working with Drake Music Scotland), Our Day by Conor Mitchell (working with Opera Northern Ireland) and TAT-1 by fiddler and composer Aidan O'Rourke (working with Creative Scotland)

Hugh Wood: From the Pisan Cantos LXXXI (BBC commission, world premiere)
Giles Swayne: Magnificat
Judith Bingham: London Haiku (BBC commission, world premiere)
Lauri Supponen: The Dordrecht Humaphone (BBC commission, world premiere)

BBC Singers
David Hill (conductor)

20 x 12 commissions:
Aidan O'Rourke: TAT-1
Adrian Searle: Technophonia
Conor Mitchell: Our Day.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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