Salvatore Sciarrino, Daniela Terranova, Francesco Filidei
Ivan Hewett presents a concert given at St John's Smith Square by the London Sinfonietta, with works by Sciarrino, Terranova and Filidei. Plus a focus on gender relations in music.
Ivan Hewett introduces a concert given last month by the London Sinfonietta of new music from Italy, featuring the work of Salvatore Sciarrino, veteran of the avant-garde, alongside that of a younger generation, represented by Daniela Terranova and Francesco Filidei. Also in tonight's programme, students from this year's Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music explore the subject of gender relations in contemporary music, with contributions from Georgina Born, Ashley Fure, Jennifer Walshe and the course's director Thomas Schäfer; and an excerpt from Austrian composer Eva Reiter's work The Lichtenberg Figures, recorded for German Radio at this year's event.
Daniela Terranova: Notturno in forma di rosa (UK premiere)
Salvatore Sciarrino: Immagina il deserto (UK premiere)
Francesco Filidei: Ballata No.2 (UK premiere)
Salvatore Sciarrino: ... da un Divertimento (1970)
Anna Radziejewska (mezzo soprano)
Marco Angius (conductor)
Recorded at St John's Smith Square, London.
Eva Reiter: The Lichtenberg Figures (excerpt)
Eva Reiter (voice)
Georges-Elie Octors (conductor)
Recorded at Darmstadt International Summer Course for New Music, for German Radio, Cologne.
Image of Salvatore Sciarrino - Luca Carrà (c) RaiTrade.