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Matthias Pintscher Conducts

Matthias Pintscher conducts the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in works by Toshio Hosokawa, Toru Takemitsu and Claude Vivier.

Kate Molleson introduces a concert by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Matthias Pintscher and recorded earlier this evening at Glasgow City Halls. Claude Vivier's piece reflects the famous book by Hermann Hesse depicting the spiritual journey of a young man in search of enlightenment. Hesse's poem 'Im Nebel' ('In the Mist') inspired a trumpet concerto in 2013 by the Japanese composer Toshio Hosokawa (here receiving its UK Premiere), while his countryman Toru Takemitsu is represented by his tribute to the American composer Morton Feldman.

Also tonight, Graham McKenzie, artistic director of the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, previews this year's event in its landmark 40th edition, much of which will be broadcast on Hear and Now in the coming weeks. And, as part of Radio 3's Breaking Free season of Russian culture, a sequence of new and experimental music from Moscow and beyond.

Toshio Hosokawa: Im Nebel (UK Premiere)
Simon Hofele (trumpet)
Toru Takemitsu: Twill by Twilight (In memory of Morton Feldman)
Claude Vivier: Siddhartha
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher (conductor).

2 hours

Last on

Sat 11 Nov 2017 22:00

Music Played

  • Oleg Gudachev

    Ecology 50%

    Performer: Oleg Gudachev.
  • Elena Rykova

    a blink of the evanescent smile

    Performer: Elena Rykova.
  • Toru Takemitsu

    Twill by Twilight

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher.
  • Fritz Hauser

    Second Thought

    Ensemble: We Spoke: Percussion.
    • Different Beat.
    • Neu Records.
    • 1.
  • GGR Betong

    Bottoms Up 1_RMX

    • Electronic Music for chamber Orchestra Vol.1.
    • GEIGER grammafon.
    • 1.
  • Linda Catlin Smith

    Piano Quintet

    Performer: Philip Thomas. Ensemble: Bozzini Quartet.
    • Canadian Composer Series #1: Linda Catlin Smith.
    • Another Timbre.
    • 1.
  • Kraftwerk

    Spüle 4

    Ensemble: Zeitkratzer.
    • Zeitkratzer performs songs from Kraftwerk and Kraftwerk 2.
    • Karlrecords.
    • 2.
  • Toshio Hosokawa

    Im Nebel

    Performer: Simon Höfele. Conductor: Matthias Pintscher. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • Alexander Chernyshkov

    rather - "For two stepper motors, two high voltage relays, clarinets, piano"

    Performer: Jaime Wolfson. Performer: Arnold Plankensteiner. Performer: Stafanie Prenn.
  • Katia Reshetnikova


    Performer: Andrey Kireev. Performer: Vladimir Poterukha. Performer: Alexander Kaverin. Performer: Andrey Mastukov. Performer: Elmira Kuznetsova. Performer: Elena Shiryaeva. Performer: Margarita Basenko. Performer: Nikolay Berman. Performer: Anna Schvedova. Performer: Ekaterina Reshetnikova. Performer: Polina Makeeva. Performer: Sonya Rabinova. Performer: Ekaterina Kuznetsova.
  • Claude Vivier


    Conductor: Matthias Pintscher. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
  • KP Transmission

    Dub for Sophia


Role Contributor
Performer BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra


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