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BCMG - Judith Weir, Howard Skempton

The Birmingham Contemporary Music Group plays new music by Judith Weir, Luke Bedford, Richard Baker, Melinda Maxwell, Howard Skempton, John Woolrich and Zoe Martlew.

Tom McKinney presents a concert of contemporary British music given at CBSO Centre, Birmingham, last month.
Judith Weir: Blue Green
Luke Bedford: In Black Bright Ink (world premiere)
Richard Baker: Hwyl fawr ffrindiau (world premiere)
Melinda Maxwell: Solo improvisation
Howard Skempton: Field Notes
John Woolrich: Swan Song (world premiere)
Zoe Martlew: Broad St Burlesque (world premiere)
BCMG.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Judith Weir

    Blue-Green Hill

    Ensemble: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • Luke Bedford

    In Black Bright Ink

    Performer: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • Richard Baker

    Hwyl fawr ffridiau

    Performer: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • Melinda Maxwell

    Solo improvisation

    Performer: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • Howard Skempton

    Field Notes

    Performer: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • John Woolrich

    Swan Song

    Performer: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • Zoë Martlew

    Broad St Burlesque

    Performer: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • Oliver Knussen

    Secret Psalm

    Performer: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • Howard Skempton

    One For The Road

    Performer: British Contemporary Music Group Chamber Players.
  • Dai Fujikura

    MINA

    Orchestra: International Contemporary Ensemble. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins. Orchestra: Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • My Letter to the World.
    • Minabel.
    • 8.
  • Charles Avison

    Concerto in 4 parts for str and bc (Op.9`2) in D maj, 1st mvt; Largo

    Performer: Pavlo Beznosiuk. Ensemble: Avison Ensemble.
    • The Avison Ensemble: Avison: Concerti Grossi, op. 9 & op. 10.
    • Divine Art.
    • 5.

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