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Michael Hersch at Aldeburgh

Tom McKinney introduces music by Michael Hersch performed by members of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra from the 2018 Aldeburgh Festival.

Tom McKinney introduces music by Michael Hersch including recordings of new works made at this year's Aldeburgh Festival, performed by members of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, including his powerful new piece "I hope we get a chance to visit soon" prompted by a close friend's emotional struggle with terminal cancer.

Michael Hersch - "Images From A Closed Ward " - mvt 1
Flux Quartet
(CD)

Michael Hersch:
of ages manifest (extracts)
The Vanishing Pavilions (extracts)

Sound of the Week:
As part of Radio 3's Forest Season Chris Watson introduces his favourite sound from the Kielder Forest in Northumberland.

Michael Hersch: "I hope we get a chance to visit soon" (European premiere)
Ah Young Hong (soprano)
Kiera Duffy (soprano)
Gary Louie (alto saxophone)
Amy Yang (piano)
Members of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Tito Muñoz conductor.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Michael Hersch

    Images from a Closed Ward (1st mvt)

    Ensemble: FLUX Quartet.
  • Michael Hersch

    Extracts from 'Of Ages Manifest' and 'The Vanishing Pavilions'

    Performer: Michael Hersch.
  • Chris Watson

    Sound of the Week: Kielder Forest

  • Michael Hersch

    I hope we get a chance to visit soon

    Singer: Ah Young Hong. Singer: Kiera Duffy. Ensemble: Members of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Tito Muñoz.
  • Aaron Copland

    Fanfare for the Common Man

    Orchestra: The Philadelphia Orchestra. Conductor: Eugene Ormandy.
    • CBS.

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