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Huw Watkins

Huw Watkins discusses his chamber and orchestral music with Tom Service. Includes Anthem, Speak Seven Seas, Remember, Three Welsh Songs, Partita and Double Concerto.

Tom Service talks to composer-performer Huw Watkins ahead of his fortieth birthday as they listen to a wide-ranging programme of his chamber and orchestral music from the last decade, recorded at a portrait concert earlier this year. Plus, in Modern Muses, Krzysztof Penderecki and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter discuss a 30-year musical and personal friendship which, among other works, has generated Penderecki's Violin Concerto No. 2 'Metamorphosen'.

Huw Watkins:

Anthem
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Garry Walker (conductor)

Speak Seven Seas
Robert Plane (clarinet)
Philip Dukes (viola)
Huw Watkins (piano)

Remember
Ruby Hughes (soprano)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Garry Walker (conductor)

Modern Muses: Krzysztof Penderecki and violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter

3 Welsh Songs
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Garry Walker (conductor)

Huw Watkins:

Partita
Lesley Hatfield (violin)

Double Concerto
Philip Dukes (viola)
Josephine Knight (cello)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Garry Walker (conductor).

2 hours

Music Played

  • Huw Watkins

    Anthem

    Performer: Lesley Hatfield. Performer: Josephine Knight. Performer: Robert Plane. Performer: Philip Dukes.
  • Huw Watkins

    Speak Seven Seas

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Performer: Robert Plane. Performer: Josephine Knight. Performer: Philip Dukes. Performer: Lesley Hatfield.
  • Huw Watkins

    Remember

    Performer: Robert Plane. Performer: Josephine Knight. Performer: Philip Dukes. Performer: Lesley Hatfield.
  • Krzysztof Penderecki

    La Follia

    Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter.
    • The Silver Album.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Huw Watkins

    Three Welsh Songs

    Performer: Robert Plane. Performer: Josephine Knight. Performer: Philip Dukes. Performer: Lesley Hatfield.
  • Huw Watkins

    Partita

    Performer: Lesley Hatfield.
  • Huw Watkins

    Double Concerto

    Performer: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Performer: Robert Plane. Performer: Josephine Knight. Performer: Philip Dukes. Performer: Lesley Hatfield. Conductor: Garry Walker.

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