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27 April 2011

Australian Music on ABC Classic FM in May 2011

Australian Music on ABC Classic FM in May 2011

This month tune into ABC Classic FM for a range of live-to-air broadcasts, including the 2011 Musica Viva Festival featuring a range of live broadcasts from Sydney, including works by Ian Munro and a world premiere by Graeme Koehne. May also features a range of Brett Dean's works, a number of which will be broadcast live as a part of the MSO Metropolis Series, with the composer conducting. Other world premieres by Australian composers that can be heard in May include ten works presented by the Melbourne Composers' League in a concert recorded in November 2008.

Finally, for the outcomes of the 2011 Art Music Awards, presented by the Australian Music Centre and the Australasian Performing Rights Association, tune into New Music Up Late on Saturday 7th May for all the details.

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 Roger Gonzalez and Robert Davidson

Saturday 7 May 10:30pm - Melbourne Composers' League: Deborah Kayser, soprano; Ken Murray, guitar; Geoffrey Morris, guitar
Includes Brigid Burke - An Air on a Serpent (world premiere); Brendan Colbert - Semplice; Hayden Reeder - Return to the Distilled Gold (world premiere); Scott McIntyre - Cenozoic (world premiere); George Dreyfus - Restless (world premiere); Jesmond Grixti - Three Bagatelles (movements 1 and 2); Paul Moulatlet - The Flowers; Thomas Reiner - ...love is...; Andrián Pertout - Zambalogy; Antonio Tenace - Boult to Marina (world premiere). Additionally, details of the 2011 Art Music Awards, presented by the Australian Music Centre and the Australasian Performing Rights Association.

Saturday 21 May 10:30pm - Splinter in Studio: the Splinter Orchestra studio recording in Eugene Goosens Hall, ABC Sydney
Recordings of Splinter Orchestra, including works by Adam Sussmann, Sam Dobson, Finn Ryan, Peter Farrar and Mike Majkowski.

In Performance

Sunday 1 May 3.00pm - In Performance Special: Musica Viva Festival 2011, with Goldner String Quartet and Takács Quartet
LIVE from Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Includes Graeme Koehne - Clarinet Quintet (world premiere)

Tuesday 3 May 11.00am - In Performance Special: Musica Viva Coffee Concerts 2011
LIVE from Elizabeth Murdoch Hall, Melbourne Recital Centre
Includes Gershwin arr. David Griffiths and Timothy Young - Three Preludes

Wednesday 4 May 8.00pm . MSO Metropolis Series: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
LIVE from the CUB Malthouse, Melbourne
Includes Luke Paulding - the air a bright shatter of wings; Brett Dean - Viola Concerto

Saturday 7 May 8.00pm - MSO Metropolis Series: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with Michael Kieran Harvey, piano and Brett Dean, conductor
LIVE from the CUB Malthouse, Melbourne
Includes Brett Dean - Beggars and Angels

Friday 13 May 8.00pm - Sydney Symphony with Ami Rogé and Pascal Rogé
LIVE from the Concert Hall at the Sydney Opera House
Includes Matthew Hindson - Concerto for Two Pianos (world premiere)

Saturday 14 May 8.00pm - Bangalow Festival: Graeme Jennings Quartet with Margaret Schindler, soprano and Liam Viney, piano
Includes Andrew Schultz - Dead Songs

Saturday 21 May 8.00pm - Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra with Yoram Levy, trumpet and Howrad Shelley, piano and conductor
Includes Richard Meale - Lumen

Monday 23 May 7.05pm - Musica Viva Australia: Bretano String Quartet
LIVE from the City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney
Includes Ian Munro - String Quartet No 1 (From an exhibition of Australian woodcuts)

Afternoon Concerts

Tuesday 3 May 1.05pm - MSO Metropolis Series: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with Merlyn Quaife, soprano and Brett Dean, conductor
Includes Brett Dean - Wolf-Lieder

Thursday 5 May 1.05pm - MSO Metropolis Series: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Australian National Academy of Music
Includes Brett Dean - Recollections

Tuesday 10 May 1.05pm - Bangalow Festival: Southern Cross Soloists with Ilya Konovalov, violin
Includes Andrew Schultz - Lines drawn from silence; Ravel arr. Paul Dean - Tzigane

Tuesday 17 May 1.05pm - Bangalow Festival: Australian String Quartet and Seraphim Trio
Includes George Palmer - Piano Quartet (The Way It Is)

Tuesday 24 May 1.05pm- Australian Chamber Choir with Robin Batterham, organ
Includes Philip Nunn - I heard the owl call my name

Tuesday 24 May 1.05pm - Adelaide Symphony Orchestra
Includes Anne Cawrse - ...and there was the light (world premiere)

Sunday Live

Sundays at 3.00pm

15 May - Sutherland Trio
LIVE from the Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Southbank Centre, Melbourne
Includes Nigel Westlake - Trio

At Home

Saturdays at 7.05pm with Timothy Sexton (music selected by Gregory Dobbs)

Saturday 7 May - incl. David Joseph - Sheherazade (Study for strings); Richard Meale - Palimpsest; Russell Gilmour - Elevator
Saturday 14 May - incl. Elena Kats-Chernin - Phoenix Story; Alfred Hill - Symphony No. 6 in C minor The Pursuit of Happiness
Saturday 21 May - incl. Percy Grainger - Scandinavian Suite; Dulcie Holland - Sonata for alto saxophone and piano; Margaret Sutherland - Divertimento for String Trio
Saturday 28 May - incl. Nicholas Buc - Another Song about the Land; Raymond Hanson - Three Fancies; Eric Gross - An Idyll for Idil, Op. 244


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