With Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietch. With George Lewis's opera Afterword, plus works by Jurg Frey, Jonty Harrison and Karen Rehnqvist and a performance by Klangforum Wien.
Robert Worby and Sara Mohr-Pietsch continue coverage of this year's Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival with a broadcast of American composer and improviser George Lewis's opera Afterword, which celebrates the work of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM), a pioneering collective of musicians that took root in Chicago in 1965.
And as part of Radio 3's Northern Lights season, a recording of Karen Rehnqvisst's Arktis Arktis!, the Swedish composer's orchestral ode to the Arctic inspired by a polar expedition in 1999.
George Lewis: Afterword
Joelle Lamarre (soprano)
Julian Terrell Otis (tenor)
Gwendolyn Brown (contralto)
International Contemporary Ensemble
David Fulmer (conductor)
Recorded at the Lawrence Batley Theatre last month.