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27 June 2011

Australian Music on ABC Classic FM in July 2011

Australian Music on ABC Classic FM in July 2011

This month we bring you three world premieres from West-Australian composers: Iain Grandage's Blackwood, and James Ledger's Johann has left the building and his bassoon concerto Outposts. The Tom Vincent Trio play an all Tom Vincent Sunday Live concert in Hobart, presented by ABC Classic FM. Our special event for the month is New Music Up Late's hosting of the Sydney leg of the 12th Liquid Architecture festival at the Eugene Goossens Hall at the ABC Ultimo Centre in two concerts on Saturday 2 July (4pm and 7.30pm), with an associated broadcast featuring Jon Rose's Team Music, an improv guitar duo including Melbourne's Dave Brown and Pia van Gelder's AV Harp, as part of this year's festival of sound arts.

You can also listen to and read about Australian music in our online archival recording collection classic/amp. Also check out an array of special web features, or subscribe to our weekly AMU podcast for new Australian music recordings and artist interviews direct to your computer.

New Music Up Late

With Julian Day

Saturday 2 July 10:30pm - Liquid Architecture 12
Liquid Architecture's final night for 2011 is presented with the support of ABC Classic FM. Hear international guests Marc Behrens on computers, Pascal Battus and his sounding objects, and guitarist Lukas Simonis teaming up with Melbourne improv guitarist Dave Brown. Sydney's Pia van Gelder performs on her audiovisual harp, plus Jon Rose and his spectacular Team Music for netball players, musicians and a ball that controls electronic sounds. Catch the festival on air, or come to the Eugene Goossens Hall in the ABC's Ultimo Centre, Sydney, to join in the fun in two concerts on 2 July, at 4pm and at 7.30pm. Hosted by guest presenter, Paul Gough.

In Performance

Friday 1 July 8.30pm - direct broadcast from the Adelaide Town Hall: Adelaide Symphony Orchestra; Simon Trpceski, piano; Andreas Delfs, conductor
Incl. Andrew Schultz - Ending

Saturday 2 July 8.00pm - Australia Ensemble
Incl. Barry Conyngham - Showboat Kalang

Tuesday 5 July 8.30pm - direct broadcast from the Adelaide Town Hall: Australian Chamber Orchestra; with Christopher Moore, viola; Helena Rathbone, violin; Satu Vänskä, violin
Incl. Stuart Greenbaum - Moments of Falling; Colin Brumby - The Phoenix and the Turtle: I and III; James Ledge - Johann has left the building (world premiere); Peter Sculthorpe- Port Essington

Saturday 23 July 8.00pm - 2011 Perth International Arts Festival: Etica, with Sara Macliver, soprano; Graeme Gilling, piano; Allan Meyer, clarinet; Jonathan Tooby, conductor
Iain Grandage - Blackwood (world premiere)

Afternoon concert

Tuesday 12 July 1.05pm - West Australian Symphony Orchestra; Emma Pearson, soprano; Sarah-Janet Dougiamas, mezzo-soprano; Aldo di Toro, tenor; José Carbó, baritone, West Australian Symphony Chorus; Paul Daniel, conductor
Incl. Liza Lim - Pearl, Ochre, Hair, String (Australian premiere)

Weekend Life

Saturday 23 July 1pm - Sydney Symphony; Matthew Wilkie, bassoon; Hans Graf, conductor
James Ledger Outposts, bassoon concerto (world premiere)

Sunday Live

Sunday 31 July at 3.00pm - direct broadcast from the Farrall Auditorium, The Friends' School, Hobart.
Concert-goers in Hobart are welcome. Please be seated by 2.50pm as the performance begins promptly at 3pm. Entry is free.

Tom Vincent Trio: Tom Vincent, piano; Marc Meader, drums; Leigh Barker, bass. Music of Tom Vincent: Japanese Moonlight; Love is Pure Gold; Brazilian Hostess; Zen Monk; Blossoms Fall; Ichi-go Ichi-e; Jazz Lives!; The Dusty World; Autumn in Paris; East Village

6th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition - live broadcast

Wednesday 13 July 8.30pm - Round 2: Piano Trios 3 and 4: Streeton Trio (Australia)
Incl. Roger Smalley - Piano Trio

At Home

Saturdays at 7.05pm - showcasing Australia's finest composers and performers - an hour of all-Australian music for you on Saturday evenings.


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