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Hommage à Bridget Riley by Georg Friedrich Haas

Kate Molleson introduces a hommage to Bridget Riley by the ever imaginative Georg Friedrich Haas and a soundscape of burning pianos plus an interview with New York-based Du Yun

Kate Molleson presents a show which takes us from Georg Friedrich Haas's sensitive response to the work of Bridget Riley - on show for another fortnight at London's Hayward Gallery - to the soundscape of a burning piano. And before that comes the macabre humour and delirium of 'History of Bestiality,' for percussion and experimental rock band: it's a fusion of contemporary music, noise, cabaret, spoken words, pop and rock inspired by Jens Bjørneboe's 'Bestiality Trilogy.'
Also today, a look at New York composer Du Yun, born and raised in Shanghai, China, who works at the intersection of orchestral, opera, chamber music, theatre, cabaret, oral tradition, public performances, sound installation, electronics, visual arts, and noise.

Rebecca Saunders: Molly’s Song 3
Marie-Christine Zupancic (flute), Christopher Yates (viola), Tom McKinney (guitar)

Andrew Toovey: Music for the painter Jack Smith
Ed Pether (solo violin), Nathanael Gubler (solo viola),
with ensemble - Renate Sokolovska (flute), Mana Shibata (oboe), Stanley Kaye-Smith (bassoon), Iris van den Bos (percussion), Laura Farre Rozada (piano), Boglarka György (violin), James Heathcote (cello), Michael Coleby (conductor)

New York Composer Du Yun
At first glance, the one predictable thing about Du Yun, the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, performer, and multimedia artist, is her unpredictability. Dig deeper, though, and you can sense the conjoined strands of curiosity and compassion that run through everything she makes.

Georg Friedrich Haas: Hommage à Bridget Riley
London Sinfonietta, Brad Lubman (conductor)

MoE/Pinquins: Good night, The dream (taken from page 127 “The moment of freedom”), Before the Cock Crows

Annea Lockwood: Piano Burning
Clipping Ensemble

18 days left to listen

1 hour, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Rebecca Saunders

    Molly's Song 3

    Performer: Marie-Christine Zupancic. Performer: Christopher Yates. Performer: Tom McKinney.
  • Andrew Toovey

    Music for the Painter Jack Smith

    Performer: Ed Pether. Performer: Nathanael Gubler. Performer: Renate Sokolovska. Performer: Mana Shibata. Performer: Stanley Kaye-Smith. Performer: Iris van den Bos. Performer: Laura Farre Rozada. Performer: Boglarka Gyorgy. Performer: James Heathcote. Conductor: Michael Coleby.
  • Du Yun

    Angel's Bone (extract)

    Singer: Abigail Fischer. Orchestra: NOVUS NY. Conductor: Julian Wachner.
    • Angel's Bone.
    • VIA Records.
    • 5.
  • Georg Friedrich Haas

    Hommage à Bridget Riley

    Orchestra: London Sinfonietta. Conductor: Brad Lubman.
  • MoE

    Good Night; The Dream (taken from page 127 "The moment of freedom"); Before the Cock Crows

    Composer: Pinquins. Performer: Ane Marthe Sørlien Holen. Performer: Sigrun Rogstad Gomnæs. Performer: Johanne Byhring. Performer: Guro Skumsnes Moe. Performer: Joakim Heibø Johansen. Performer: Håvard Skaset.
    • Vi Som Elsket Kaos.
    • Conrad Sound.
    • 7-9.
  • Annea Lockwood

    Piano Burning

    Ensemble: clipping..
    • There Existed an Addiction.
    • Sub Pop Records.
    • 16.


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