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The 21st-Century Orchestra

Tom Service presents the Ulster Orchestra and BBC SSO in 21st-century orchestral music including a world premiere from Ryan Molloy and a UK premiere by Olga Neuwirth.

Tom Service presents performances of 21st century orchestral music from Northern Ireland and Scotland. David Brophy conducts the Ulster Orchestra in works by Deirdre Gribbin, Kevin Volans and Ryan Molloy - the world premiere of a concerto composed for violinist Darragh Morgan, inspired by Molloy and Morgan's common heritage in Irish traditional music. There's a UK premiere too, by Olga Neuwirth, with Matthias Pintscher conducting the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Tonight's Modern Muses features composer Terry Riley and the leader of the Kronos Quartet David Harrington reflecting on their long collaboration. Plus the first of three Proms Inspire commissions and a birthday greeting to Italian composer Salvatore Sciarrino, who turned 70 earlier this month.

Image (c) Evan Neff.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Deirdre Gribbin

    Unity of Being

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: David Brophy.
  • Ryan Molloy

    Violin Concerto (world premiere)

    Performer: Darragh Morgan. Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: David Brophy.
  • Kevin Volans

    Symphony: Daar kom die Alibama

    Orchestra: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: David Brophy.
  • Sam Rudd-Jones

    Opposites Attract

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Rumon Gamba.
  • Olga Neuwirth

    Masaot/Clocks Without Hands (UK premiere)

    Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher.
  • Salvatore Sciarrino

    Cruel Nocturne No 2

    Performer: Nicolas Hodges.

Broadcast

  • Sat 22 Apr 2017 22:00

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