Tom Service introduces an 80th birthday concert for Harrison Birtwistle by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and Oliver Knussen. Plus Composers' Rooms: Mark-Anthony Turnage.
Tom Service introduces an 80th birthday concert for Sir Harrison Birtwistle.
Oliver Knussen conducts the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in an all-Birtwistle programme, including early works Tragoedia, Cantata and Silbury Air, plus Four Poems by Jaan Kaplinski and the more recent Fantasia upon all the Notes.
And Sara Mohr-Pietsch continues her Composers' Rooms series with a visit to the London home of Mark-Anthony Turnage.
Fantasia on all the notes
4 Poems by Jaan Kaplinski *
Katrine Baerts (soprano) *
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Oliver Knussen (conductor).