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Ilan Volkov, John Tilbury, Annea Lockwood

Robert Worby introduces music performed at Tectonics Festival Glasgow 2016, including Howard Skempton's Piano Concerto and pieces by Annea Lockwood and Richard Emsley.

Robert Worby presents the first of three editions recorded at the Tectonics Festival in Glasgow last weekend.
Tonight's music includes two world premieres of BBC commissions: Richard Emsley's Strange Attractor, and
Howard Skempton's Piano Concerto with pianist John Tilbury and the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ilan Volkov.
There's also a focus on featured composer Annea Lockwood: her piece Jitterbug, which combines recordings of insects "singing like divas" with an instrumental ensemble consisting of John Tilbury (piano) Michael Pisaro (guitar), Eyvind Kang (viola) Jessica Kenney (voice), and Annea Lockwood (electronics); and Robert visits her sound installation, A Soundmap of the Housatonic River.
Plus an intimate work for two voices & electronics by Moss Moss Not Moss (a collaboration between sound poet Angela Rawlings and composer/performer Rebecca Bruton, in a style of music they call "Hidden Folk").

2 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Emsley

    Strange Attractor

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Annea Lockwood

    Jitterbug

    Performer: John Tilbury. Performer: Michael Pisaro. Performer: Annea Lockwood. Performer: Eyvind Kang. Singer: Jessika Kenney.
  • Howard Skempton

    Piano Concerto

    Performer: John Tilbury. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • Moss Moss Not Moss

    Áfall / Trauma

    Performer: a rawlings. Performer: Rebecca Bruton.
  • David Fennessy

    Hirta Rounds

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ilan Volkov.
  • John Cage

    Sonata No.5

    Performer: John Tilbury.
    • DECCA.

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