Composer Michael Finnissy talks to Robert Worby about his life in music, introducing important pieces from his oeuvre. Finnissy also plays piano works by favourite composers.
Robert Worby talks to composer Michael Finnissy about his long and richly creative life in music, and introduces some major pieces from his oeuvre. The programme also includes a studio recording of Finnissy playing short piano works by some of his favourite contemporary composers.
Michael Finnissy: Piano Concerto no.3
James Clapperton (piano)
Ixion conducted by Michael Finnissy
Michael Finnissy: Janne
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Ilan Volkov
plus short pieces by Judith Weir, Chris Newman, Howard Skempton, Laurence Crane, Andrew Toovey, Cassandra Miller, Geoff Hannan, Leo Grant, Michael Blake, Matthew Lee Knowles and Kyungjin Han, played by Michael Finnissy (piano).