Sound Frontiers: Tom Service
Tom Service introduces a special edition live from the foyer of Southbank Centre, with music from Riot Ensemble. Plus more BBC commissions introduced by Andrew Kurowski.
Tom Service introduces tonight's edition live from the foyer of Southbank Centre. The London-based Riot Ensemble present a work commissioned especially for tonight's programme, a recent composition by Nina Young and some late-20th century classics for small ensemble. Also tonight, Andrew Kurowski, Radio 3's former New Music editor, who oversaw the commissioning of new works from 1991 to 2013, selects some highlights from the archive including Radio 3 commissions from composers including Jonathan Harvey, James Dillon, Simon Holt and Rebecca Saunders.
The Riot Ensemble live
Liza Lim: Philtre (1997)
Sarah Saviet (violin)
Nina Young: Void (2013)
Sarah Dacey (soprano), Stephen Upshaw (viola), Adam Swayne (piano)
Jack Sheen: New Work (2016) - new work commissioned for this programme
Kate Walter (flute), Ausias Garrigos (clarinet), Sarah Saviet (violin), Stephen Upshaw (viola), Claudia Maria Racovicean and Adam Swayne (piano)
Aaron Holloway-Nahum (conductor)
approx. 11pm Andrew Kurowski talks to Tom Service about BBC Radio 3 Commissions including:
James Dillon: Traumwerk Book 3, no 6 (2002)
Irvine Arditti (violin), Noriko Kawai (piano)
Rebecca Saunders: Choler (2004)
Nicolas Hodges and Rolf Hind (pianos)
Simon Holt: eco pavan (1998)
Rolf Hind (piano), Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
Jonathan Harvey: Madonna of Winter and Spring (1986) 4th movement 'Mary'
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic, Peter Eötvös (conductor)
approx. 12.00 am more from The Riot Ensemble recorded earlier this evening
Thomas Kotcheff: death, hocket, and roll (2014)
Claudia Maria Racovicean and Adam Swayne (toy pianos)
Giacinto Scelsi: Ko-Lho for flute and clarinet (1966)
Kate Walter (flute), Ausias Garrigos (clarinet),
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Kate Walter (flute), The Riot Ensemble, Aaron Holloway-Nahum (conductor).