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A concert given by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra at the 2012 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival: music by Matthias Pintscher, Maja Ratkje and Wolfgang Rihm.

Ivan Hewett presents the first of two concerts by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and their Artist-in-Association Matthias Pintscher at the 2012 Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Each of the three works has a soloist, with music by Pintscher himself alongside UK premieres by Wolfgang Rihm and the Festival's featured composer Maja Ratkje. Plus a bonus piece celebrating Witold Lutoslawski's centenary next Friday with a performance from the last concert he ever conducted, in 1993.

Maja Ratkje: Concerto for Voice and Orchestra (UK premiere)
with Maja Ratkje (voice)

Wolfgang Rihm: Versuchung (UK premiere)
with Nicolas Altstaedt (cello)

Matthias Pintscher: Songs from Solomon's Garden
with Leigh Melrose (baritone)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,
Matthias Pintscher (conductor).

Lutoslawski: Chain 1
New Music Concerts Ensemble,
Witold Lutoslawski (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Jan 2013 22:30

Music Played

  • Maja Ratkje

    Concerto for Voice and Orchestra

    Performers: Maja Ratkje (voice), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Matthias Pintscher (conductor). UK premiere, recorded at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012

  • Wolfgang Rihm

    Versuchung

    Performers: Nicholas Altstaedt (cello), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Matthias Pintscher (conductor). UK premiere, recorded at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012

  • Matthias Pintscher

    Songs from Solomon's Garden

    Performers: Leigh Meltose (baritone), BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Matthias Pintscher (conductor). Recorded at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival 2012

  • Witold Lutosławski

    Chain 1

    Performers: New Music Concerts Ensemble, Witold Lutoslowski (conductor)

    • Lutoslowski’s Last Concert.
    • Naxos.
    • 8572450, track 5.

Broadcast

  • Sat 19 Jan 2013 22:30

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