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12/10/2013

Tom Service is joined by Andrew McGregor for a round-up of the latest new-music releases, including Kaija Saariaho, Wofgang Rihm, Timo Andres, Stephen Gardner and Brett Dean.

Tom Service is joined by Andrew McGregor for a round-up of the latest new-music releases. There's something for everyone as they weigh up the merits of Kaija Saariaho's Nymphéa for string quartet and electronics, concertos by Morton Feldman, Wofgang Rihm, and Timo Andres, and orchestral works by Stephen Gardner and Brett Dean.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Kaija Saariaho

    Tocar

    Performer: Minna Pensola. Performer: Anna Laakso.
    • Ondine.
    • ODE 1222-2.
  • Kaija Saariaho

    Nymphea for quartet and electronics

    Ensemble: Meta4.
    • Ondine.
    • ODE 1222-2.
  • Morton Feldman

    Violin and Orchestra

    Performer: Carolin Widmann. Orchestra: Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra.
    • ECM.
    • 476 4929.
  • Wolfgang Rihm

    Gesungene Zeit

    Performer: Jaap van Zweden. Orchestra: Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.573271.
  • Timo Andres

    Home Stretch

    Orchestra: Timo Andres & Metropolis Ensemble.
    • None-such.
    • 7559-79598-1.
  • Stephen Gardner

    Never Never Never

    Orchestra: RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.
    • RTE Lyric FM.
    • 141.
  • Brett Dean

    Testament

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • BIS.
    • SACD2016.

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