30 May 2008
ABC Classic FM Australian Music Highlights: June 2008
The month of June on ABC Classic FM features the music of contemporary Australian composers including ‘In Performance’ concert broadcasts with the world premiere of a work by Calvin Bowman along with works by Richard Meale, Peter Sculthorpe and Richard Mills.
‘New Music Up Late’ sets sail for Dublin with this year’s entry for the International Rostrum of Composers, featuring a stunning new studio chamber work by Damian Barbeler. Then return home for a taste of The NOW Now Festival of Spontaneous Music, held recently in the Blue Mountains, NSW.
And don’t forget the Australian Music website’s special feature at www.abc.net.au/classic/australianmusic/
Follow the link to hear and see master lutenist Tommie Andersson in a series of videos performing and introducing four new solo works for lutes, commissioned by ABC Classic FM.
New Music Up Late with Julian Day
Saturday 7th June 10.30pm
Is blood exquisite? Is paint divine? Tonight we premiere Damian Barbeler’s Exquisite Blood, a studio chamber work which takes the piano trio to new places in pursuit of the inspired fusion of pictorial content and the physicality of paint in the intense crucifixion canvases of Titian.
Saturday 14th June 10.30pm
New sounds for your late night listening. With John Encarnacao.
Saturday 28th June
The NOW now now
With Stephen Adams. Tonight we visit the 7th NOW now Festival of Spontaneous Music, held earlier this year in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney.
Monday 2nd June 8.00pm
West Australian Symphony Orchestra
Recorded in the Perth Concert Hall with Martyn Brabbins (conductor)
Incl. Peter Sculthorpe – Sun Music III
Wednesday 11th June 9.00pm
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
Recorded at the Federation Concert Hall, Hobart with Sue-Ellen Paulsen (cello) and Richard Mills (conductor)
Incl. Richard Mills – Cello Concerto
Thursday 12th June 7.05pm
Concertgebouw Chamber Music
Storioni Trio, Amsterdam: Bart van de Roer (piano), Wouter Vossen (violin), Marc Vossen (cello).
Incl. Gordon Kerry – Piano Trio No 2 Im Winde
Wednesday 18th June 8.00pm
Sydney Symphony Orchestra
Robin Ticciati (conductor). Incl. Richard Meale – Clouds now and then
Monday 23rd June 7.05pm
Australia Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra
Colin Fox presents a direct broadcast from The Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne
Incl. Calvin Bowman – Divertimento for Strings*.
Tuesday 3rd June 4.05pm
Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Werner Andreas Albert (conductor), Gerhard Mallon (flute)
Incl. Phillip Houghton – From the Dreaming
Tuesday 24th June 4.05pm
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra/Ola Rudner
Incl. Carl Vine – TheTempest Suite
Wednesday 25th June 1.05pm
West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Vernon Handley (conductor), Joel Marangella (oboe & cor anglais), Jane Geeson, Sebastien Lipman (harp)
Incl. Eugene Goossens – Concert Piece, Op 65
Wednesday 25th June 4.05pm
Sydney Mandolins/Adrian Hooper
Incl. Ann Carr-Boyd – Musicfor an Imaginary Italian Film
Wednesday 26th June 4.05pm
Incl. Brenton Broadstock – Symphony for Chamber Ensemble: II, Life
Monday 30th June 1.05pm
Queensland Philharmonic Orchestra, Stephen Barlow (conductor)
Incl. Graeme Koehne – TheSelfish Giant
Saturday 7th June 7.00pm
Andrew Ford – Snatches of Old Lauds ; William Lovelock – Concerto for Viola and Orchestra; Russell Gilmour – The Suite Hereafter: Set Two; Erik Griswold – Three Latin Rhythms (for prepared piano)
Saturday 14th June 7.00pm
Robert Davidson Junction Road – Topology; Gerard Brophy – The Room Of The Saints; Stephen Leek – Muttaburra; Robert Davidson – Strata; Gerard Brophy – Umbigada Obrigado
Saturday 21st June 7.00pm
Matthew Hindson – Chrissietina’s Magic Fantasy; Bruce Cale – Cello Concerto, Op 65; Joseph Twist – Do Not Stand at my Grave and Weep; Alan Holley – Cage of Gold; Alan Holley – Cloud Rim; Alan Holley – Summer Bird.
Saturday 28th June 7.00pm
Anne Boyd – Goldfish Through Summer Rain; Gerard Brophy – Concerto In Blue; John Peterson – Walking On Glass
Saturday 7th June 3.00pm
Ross Edwards – Maninya I; Anne Boyd – Cycle of Love
* World premiere
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