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New Year New Music

To celebrate the New Year, Radio 3's presenters introduce favourite pieces of new music composed since the millennium - a sequence that includes works by John Luther Adams, Anna Meredith, Thomas Ades, Holly Herndon and Rebecca Saunders.

1 hour, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Thomas Adès

    Piano Concerto

    Performer: Kirill Gerstein. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra.
  • Holly Herndon


    Performer: Holly Herndon.
    • Proto.
    • 4AD.
    • 4AD0140.
    • 5.
  • Anna Clyne


    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Ben Gernon.
  • Rebecca Saunders


    Ensemble: Klangforum Wien. Singer: Juliet Fraser. Conductor: Titus Engel.
    • Donaueshinger Musiktage 2016.
    • Neos.
    • 1.
  • Fennesz


    Performer: Fennesz.
    • Endless Summer.
    • Editions Mego.
    • 4.
  • Anders Hillborg

    Violin Concerto No.2

    Performer: Lisa Batiashvili. Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Emily Hall


    Performer: Olivia Chaney.
    • Winter.
    • Bigo & Twigetti.
    • 1.
  • Jennifer Higdon

    Scenes from the poet's dreams (2nd movement: Summer shimmers)

    Performer: Gary Graffman. Ensemble: Lark Quartet.
    • Bridge.
  • John Luther Adams

    Become Ocean

    Performer: Seattle Symphony. Performer: Ludovic Morlot.
    • Cantaloupe.
  • Anna Meredith


    Performer: Anna Meredith.
    • Moshi Moshi.
    • VF057.
    • 1.
  • Dobrinka Tabakova

    Concerto For Cello And Strings

    Performer: Kristina Blaumane. Performer: Maxim Rysanov. Orchestra: Lietuvos kamerinis orkestras.
    • ECM: 2239.
    • ECM.
    • 3.
  • Tanya Tagaq


    Performer: Tanya Tagaq.
    • Six Shooter Records.


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