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New Works: Ulster Orchestra

Ivan Hewett presents new works played by the Ulster Orchestra, including Deirdre McKay's opera Driven and Ian Wilson's Sullen Earth for violin and orchestra.

Ivan Hewett presents new works played by the Ulster Orchestra, including Deirdre McKay's Meltwater and her opera Driven, plus Ian Wilson's Sullen Earth for violin and orchestra. Ivan Hewett also showcases the first in our series of prize-winning pieces recorded BBC Symphony Orchestra as part of the BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers' Competition - this week with pieces by Freddie Meyers and Sarah Gait. And Sara Mohr-Pietsch visits the Irish composer, Jennifer Walshe, in the latest edition of Composer's Rooms.

DEIRDRE McKAY
Meltwater
Ulster Orchestra
David Brophy (conductor)

DEIRDRE McKAY
Driven
Robin Tritschler (tenor)
Ulster Orchestra
David Brophy (conductor)

FREDDIE MEYERS
In a Solitude of the Sea
Members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra

COMPOSER'S ROOM: Jennifer Walshe

IAN WILSON
Sullen Earth for violin and orchestra
Ioana Petcu-Colan (violin)
Ulster Orchestra
David Brophy (conductor)

SARAH GAIT
Dark Ocean Lights
Members of the BBC Symphony Orchestra

STEVE REICH
Music for Pieces of Wood
Guildhall Percussion.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Deirdre McKay

    Meltwater

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Deirdre McKay

    Driven

    Performer: Robin Tritschler. Performer: David Brophy. Performer: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Freddie Meyers

    In a Solitude of the Sea

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Ian Wilson

    Sullen Earth for violin and orchestra

    Performer: Ioana Petcu-Colan. Performer: David Brophy. Performer: Ulster Orchestra.
  • Sarah Gait

    Dark Ocean Lights

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
  • Steve Reich

    Music for Pieces of Wood

    Performer: Guildhall Percussion.

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