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Quotations, memories and transformations

Tom introduces music from 2019 Eight Bridges Festival and Berliner Festspiele. Robert Worby talks to Judith Weir and Darragh Morgan, and Mary Dullea's home session is by Deirdre McKay.

Tom Service presents music from the 2019, Eight Bridges Festival: Christoph Bertrand's frenzied "Mana" performed by WDR Symphony Orchestra with conductor, Brad Lubman and Georges Aperghis' "Seesaw" performed by Klangforum Wien and conductor, Julien Leroy. There is a live performance from BBC Symphony Orchestra of Olga Neuwirth’s trumpet concerto, "Miramondo Multiplo" played by Hakan Hardenberger and recorded at Berliner Festspiele last year. For tonight's home session Darragh Morgan (violin) and Mary Dullea (piano) play "Secundum" by Deirdre McKay, and new releases this week feature music by Helmut Lachenmann, Piers Hellawell, Kurt Schwitters and Yair Elazar Glotman & Mats Erlandsson. Finally, the Robert Worby interview features Robert in conversation with Master of the Queen's Music, Judith Weir.

Helmut Lachenmann: Marche fatale
Nicolas Hodges (piano)

Christoph Bertrand: Mana
WDR Symphony Orchestra, Cologne
Brad Lubman (conductor)

Georges Aperghis: Seesaw
Klangforum Wien
Julien Leroy (conductor)

Judith Weir: Nuits d’Afrique, IV. Le village
Ailish Tynan (soprano)
Hebrides Ensemble

Deirdre McKay: Secundum
Darragh Morgan (violin)
Mary Dullea (piano)

Piers Hellawell: Ground Truthing, III. Ruvido
Hard Rain Ensemble

Helmut Lachenmann: Sakura mit Berliner Luft (2008)
Helmut Lachenmann
Trio Accanto

Olga Neuwirth: ...miramondo multiplo...
Hakan Hardenberger (trumpet)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo (conductor)

Kurt Schwitters: Ursonate (Segunda Parte)
Adam de la Cour
Neil Luck

Yair Elazar Glotman & Mats Erlandsson
Emanate (extract )
Hilary Jeffery (trombone)
Lucy Railton (cello)
Liam Byrne (viola da gamba)
Simon Goff (violin)
Yair Elazar Glotman (double bass)
Viktor Orri Arnarson (viola)
Sara Fors (vocals)
Maria W Horn (organ)

1 hour, 59 minutes

Last on

Sat 13 Jun 2020 22:00

Music Played

  • Helmut Lachenmann

    Marche fatale

    Performer: Nicolas Hodges.
    • Other Stories.
    • WERGO.
    • 3.
  • Christoph Bertrand

    Mana

    Orchestra: WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne. Conductor: Brad Lubman.
  • Georges Aphergis

    Seesaw

    Orchestra: Klangforum Wien. Conductor: Julien Leroy.
  • Judith Weir

    Musicians Wrestle Everywhere

    Performer: Xak Bjerken. Ensemble: Ensemble X. Conductor: Mark Davis Scatterday.
    • Judith Weir: The Consolations of Scholarship.
    • Albany.
    • 29.
  • Judith Weir

    King Harald's Saga: Act II

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
    • On Buying a Horse.
    • Signum.
    • 20.
  • Judith Weir

    Storm (3rd movement, 'Magic')

    Choir: BBC Singers. Choir: Choristers of Temple Church. Ensemble: Endymion Ensemble. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Judith Weir: Storm.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 16.
  • Judith Weir

    Nuits d'Afrique: IV. Le village

    Singer: Ailish Tynan. Ensemble: Hebrides Ensemble.
    • Airs from another Planet.
    • Delphian.
    • 4.
  • Deirdre McKay

    Secundum

    Performer: Darragh Morgan. Performer: Mary Dullea.
  • Piers Hellawell

    Ground Truthing: III. Ruvido

    Ensemble: Hard Rain Soloist Ensemble.
    • Piers Hellawell: Up By The Roots.
    • Delphian.
    • 11.
  • Helmut Lachenmann

    Sakura mit Berliner Luft

    Ensemble: Trio Accanto.
    • Other Stories.
    • Wergo.
    • 1.
  • Olga Neuwirth

    ...miramondo multiplo...

    Performer: Håkan Hardenberger. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sakari Oramo.
  • Kurt Schwitters

    Ursonate (Segunda Parte)

    Performer: Adam de la Cour. Performer: Neil Luck.
    • Ursonate.
    • Squib-box.
    • 6.
  • KETEV

    Emanate (extract )

    Composer: Mats Erlandsson. Performer: Hilary Jeffery. Performer: Lucy Railton. Performer: Liam Byrne. Performer: Simon Goff. Performer: KETEV. Performer: Viktor Orri Arnarson. Performer: Maria w Horn. Singer: Sara Fors.
    • Emanate.
    • 130701.

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  • Sat 13 Jun 2020 22:00

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