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Antarctica - Laura Bowler

Manchester Camerata explores climate change in a new work by Laura Bowler and presenter Tom McKinney features recordings of other new music inspired by the environment.

Manchester Camerata explores climate change in a new work by Laura Bowler and presenter Tom McKinney features recordings of other new music inspired by the environment, including works by Brett Dean, Mason Bates and John Luther Adams.

John Luther Adams: Ilimaq (extract)
Glenn Kotche (percussion) with electronics by the composer

Laura Bowler’s new music theatre piece is an immersive commentary on the effects of climate change, inspired by a recent journey she made to the Antarctic.

Laura Bowler: “Antarctica” (BBC Radio 3 and Manchester Camerata Commission)
Laura Bowler (Voice)
Sam Redway (Actor)
Danielle Henry (Actor)
Ryan Pace (Actor)
Manchester Camerata conducted by Jessica Cottis

Mason Bates: “Liquid Interface”
San Francisco Symphony conducted by Michael Tilson Thomas

Brett Dean: “Fire Music”
BBCSO and Sakari Oramo

1 hour, 59 minutes

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Sat 2 Mar 2019 22:00

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