Sound Frontiers: Southbank Sinfonia, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Maxime Tortelier conducts the Southbank Sinfonia. Boulez: Memoriale. Shostakovich: Symphony No 14. Plus Ades and Strauss from the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.
Sound Frontiers: as part of Radio 3 live at Southbank Centre, the Southbank Sinfonia, conducted by Maxime Tortelier, perform Boulez's delicate Mémoriale for flute and chamber ensemble and Shostakovich's death-haunted song-cycle, his Symphony No 14.
Shostakovich: Symphony No 14
Helena Gourd (flute)
Anush Hovhannisyan (soprano)
Jihoon Kim (bass)
Maxime Tortelier (conductor)
Photo of Southbank Sinfonia (c) Matt Belcher
Followed at 8:30pm by a recording made in April 2014 at the Royal Festival Hall, featuring the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
Thomas Adès: Asyla
Richard Strauss: Ein Heldenleben Op.40
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
François-Xavier Roth (conductor).