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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Matthias Pintscher conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in music by Salvatore Sciarrino, Helmut Lachenmann, Joan Magrane Figuera and Jay Schwartz. Plus music by Liza Lim.

Presented by Tom Service.

Matthias Pintscher conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a concert recorded at Glasgow's City Halls.

Joan Magrané Figuera's ...secreta desolación... references Wagner's Parsifal, while another German musical revolutionary, Helmut Lachenmann, uses silences and large orchestral forces in Tableau, a work described as "mesmerising, startling and occasionally forbidding". Jay Schwartz's Delta combines "physics with the poetic and aesthetic dimensions of sound" and Salvatore Sciarrino's flute concerto, with soloist Matteo Cesari, offers a fragile soundworld on the edge of silence.

Plus, the latest of Hear and Now's series Modern Muses, features the composer Liza Lim and cellist Severine Ballon, and there's a chance to hear one of Liza Lim's most significant large scale works, The Compass, for solo flute, didgeridoo and orchestra.

Joan Magrane Figuera: ...secreta desolacion... (UK premiere)
Salvatore Sciarrino: Libro notturno delle voci* (UK premiere)
Jay Swartz: Delta - Music for Orchestra IV
Helmut Lachenmann: Tableau

*Matteo Cesari (flute)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher (conductor)

Liza Lim: The Compass

Carin Levine (flute), William Bartin (didgeridoo)
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Christoph Poppen (conductor).

2 hours

Music Played

  • Joan Magrané Figuera

    ..secreta desolación..

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Matthias Pintscher (conductor).
  • Salvatore Sciarrino

    Libro notturno delle voci

    Performer: Matteo Cesari (flute). Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Matthias Pintscher (conductor).
  • Jay Swartz

    Delta

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Matthias Pintscher (conductor).
  • Helmut Lachenmann

    Tableau

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Matthias Pintscher (conductor).
  • Liza Lim

    The Compass

    Performer: Carin Levine [flute]. Performer: William Bartin [didgeridoo]. Performer: Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Christoph Poppen (conductor).
    • Orchestral Works.
    • Hat.
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Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

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