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Britten Sinfonia, Will Tuckett, New Year New Music

Sarah Walker with choreographer Will Tuckett and the Britten Sinfonia playing live as part of Radio 3's New Year New Music. Plus Tom Service's tips on how to listen to new music.

Sarah Walker presents a lively mix of music, chat and arts news. Featuring interviews and performances of contemporary works and composers discovered through BBC Introducing Classical, as part of Radio 3's New Year New Music week. Guests include musicians from Britten Sinfonia performing live in the studio, choreographer Will Tuckett and director Alasdair Middleton ahead of the Royal Ballet's production of 'Elizabeth', plus Tom Service offers some tips on how to listen to new music.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Graham Fitkin

    Metal for orchestra

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: Graham Fitkin.
    • Granite.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Violin Concerto in E major, BWV 1042

    Performer: Alina Ibragimova. Ensemble: Arcangelo. Director: Jonathan Cohen.
    • HYPERION.
  • Franz Schubert

    Impromptu in E flat major, D 899 No 2

    Performer: Radu Lupu.
    • Schubert: Four Impromptus, D899 & D935: Radu Lupu.
    • Decca.
    • 2.
  • Richard Strauss

    Ariadne auf Naxos - (Op.60), Prologue; Sei'n wir wieder gut

    Singer: Joyce DiDonato. Singer: Nabil Suliman. Orchestra: Orchestre et Choeur de l'Opera National de Lyon. Conductor: Kazushi Ono.
    • Diva Divo - Opera Arias: Joyce DiDonato.
    • Virgin Classics.
    • 16.
  • François Couperin

    Les baricades mistérieuses (Pieces de clavecin - ordre no. 6)

    Music Arranger: Thomas Adès. Orchestra: Aurora Orchestra. Conductor: Nicholas Collon.
    • Warner.
  • Sergei Prokofiev

    Overture on Hebrew Themes

    Performer: Stefan Vladar. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of Europe. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG.
  • Gyorgy Ligeti

    String Quartet no.2: 3rd mvt

    Ensemble: LaSalle Quartet.
    • DG.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Weihnachts-Oratorium (BWV.248); Pt.6, no.54; Herr, wenn die stolzen Feinde...

    Conductor: Riccardo Chailly. Choir: Dresdner Kammerchor. Orchestra: Gewandhausorchester Leipzig.
    • Bach: Weihnachts-Oratorium; Dresdner Kammerchor, Gewandhausorchester, Riccardo C.
    • Decca.
    • 19.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    A Midsummer Night's Dream (Overture)

    Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Edward Gardner.
    • Chandos.
  • César Franck

    Sonata in A major, M8 (4th mvt)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Jeremy Denk.
    • French Impressions: Joshua Bell, Jeremy Denk.
    • Sony Classical.
  • César Franck

    Sonata in A major for violin and piano (Allegretto poco mosso)

    Performer: Joshua Bell. Performer: Jeremy Denk.
  • Martin Yates

    Elizabeth (Praised Be)

    Performer: David Kemper. Performer: Raphael Wallfisch.
  • Martin Yates

    Elizabeth (I Grieve)

    Performer: David Kemper. Performer: Raphael Wallfisch.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker Suite (Miniature Overture)

    Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra. Conductor: Lorin Maazel.
    • Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet, Nutcracker Suite; Maazel, the Cleveland Orchestra.
    • Telarc.
    • 2.
  • Percy Grainger

    Mock Morris

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • Grainger Edition Vol.6: Orchestral Works.
    • Chandos.
    • 12.

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