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The Secret Names

The latest in composition, live performance and new releases including music from Errollyn Wallen, Hanna Hartman and Rolf Hind

Kate Molleson with specially recorded performances and the latest new releases. The BBC Singers and cellist Robin Michael perform Rolf Hind's new piece The Secret Names, Gabriella Teychenné conducts the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group in Xenakis's Ittidra, and we re-visit the New Music Biennial from 2019 for the collaborative partnership of Kit Downes, Aidan O'Rourke and writer James Robertson. There's a new work by Errollyn Wallen performed by Liam Byrne and Jonas Nordberg, and we hear the latest releases from percussionist Noam Bierstone playing the music of Hanna Hartman, the duo of Eliza McCarthy and Laurie Tompkins plus American guitarist Mary Halvorson. And in this week's Sounding Change, Laurence Osborn reflects on the impact of social media on new music.

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1 hour, 59 minutes

Last on

Sat 25 Jun 2022 22:00

Music Played

  • Kevin Volans

    Third Etude

    Performer: Jill Richards.
    • Etudes.
    • Diatribe Records.
  • Errollyn Wallen

    Angel Waters

    Performer: Liam Byrne. Performer: Jonas Nordberg.
  • Noam Bierstone

    Message from the Lighthouse

    Composer: Hanna Hartman. Performer: Noam Bierstone. Performer: Hanna Hartman.
    • mountains move like clouds.
    • No Hay Discos.
    • 1.
  • Rolf Hind

    The Secret Names

    Performer: Robin Michael. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Jessica Cottis.
  • Eliza McCarthy

    Only humans carry their pasta round

    Composer: Laurie Tompkins. Performer: Eliza McCarthy. Performer: Laurie Tompkins.
    • Years Went By.
    • Entr’acte.
    • 1.
  • Laurence Osborn

    Essential Relaxing Classical Hits Vol. 2

    Singer: Agata Zubel. Ensemble: Ensemble Klang.
  • Bertram Wee

    a tear or two

    Ensemble: Kou.
  • Joanna Bailie

    Artificial Environments No. 8, II. 'Babel'

    Performer: Mark Knoop. Performer: Joanna Bailie.
    • Joanna Bailie: Artificial Environments.
    • NMC.
    • 11.
  • Mary Halvorson


    Performer: Mary Halvorson. Ensemble: Mivos Quartet.
    • Belladonna.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 2.
  • Iannis Xenakis


    Ensemble: BCMG. Conductor: Gabriella Teychenné.
  • Aidan O’Rourke


    Composer: Kit Downes. Performer: Aidan O’Rourke. Performer: Kit Downes. Performer: James Robertson.
    • NMC.


  • Sat 25 Jun 2022 22:00

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