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31 May 2016

Australian music on air & online, June 2016

Australian music on air & online, June 2016

ABC Classic FM - concert broadcasts

Changes and additions possible. Please check full June listings on the ABC Classic FM website.

Wednesday 1 June at 8pm Queensland Youth Orchestra, conducted by John Curro. Includes: Gordon Hamilton - Symphony With Just One Theme (world premiere);

10pm - International Rostrum of Composers 2016. Selected works from this year's survey of new music from broadcasters around the world, held in Wrocław, Poland.

Thursday 2 June at 10pm: International Rostrum of Composers 2016. Selected works from this year's survey of new music. Includes: Andrew Aronowicz - Strange Alchemy

Friday 3 June at 8pm: Metropolis New Music Festival, recorded 9 May 2015. Melbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by André de Ridder. Includes: Harry Sdraulig - Kaleidoscope.
10pm - International Rostrum of Composers 2016. Selected works from this year's survey of new music.

Saturday 4 June at 2pm: Enso String Quartet, a Musica Viva concert, live from City Recital Hall, Sydney. Includes: Brenton Broadstock - Safe haven.
10pm - International Rostrum of Composers 2016. Selected works from this year's survey of new music.

Tuesday 7 June at 1pm: West Australian Symphony Orchestra, Michael Stern, conductor. Recorded 10 October 2014. Includes: Carl Vine - Concerto for Orchestra (world premiere).

Thursday 9 June at 10pm: Camerata of St John's, conducted by Andrew Mogrelia. Recorded 21 July 2015. Includes: Erik Griswold - Love to love your strings, baby; Robert Davidson - A Short Hour Unseen: Elegy; James Morrison - improvisation.

Monday 13 June at 8pm: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Marko Letonja, with David Nuttall, oboe. Recorded 8 August 2014. Includes: Graeme Koehne - The Persistence of Memory (world premiere).

Tuesday 14 June at 10pm: Plexus Ensemble - Panorama. Recorded 21 September 2015. Includes: Kevin March - Une petite sonate (world premiere); Joe Chindamo - Triologues (world premiere); Mary Finsterer - Julian Suite No 1: I. Nobility (world premiere); Ian Munro - Schubertiades (world premiere).

Monday 20 June at 8pm: Selby & Friends. Recorded on 14 June at City Recital Hall, Sydney. Includes: Julian Yu - Prelude And Not-A-Fugue.

ABC Classic FM - New Waves podcast

Check the New Waves podcast page for new episodes, and subscribe to the podcast to receive new episodes automatically. Recent additions include performances by pianist Michael Kieran Harvey, ensemble Plexus and the Australian Art Orchestra, recorded during the Metropolis New Music Festival 2016 in Melbourne.

Making Waves

Making Waves is a monthly series of curated playlists streaming one hour of quality, new composed music. Founded in 2015, Making Waves shines a spotlight on the music of Australian composers. Fresh playlists are released on the first day of each month.

In June, the playlist theme is 'Moving Waves', and composers included are Iain Grandage, Wally Gunn, Thomas Green (aka Praxis Axis), Susan Hawkins, Holly Harrison, Samantha Wolf and Charlie Sdraulig.

Making Waves playlists are curated by Lisa Cheney and Peggy Polias.

Fine Music FM 102.5

Future fanfares - Saturday 11 June & Saturday 25 June at 5.30pm - 6pm.

Two-part series documenting the 2015 Artology Fanfare Competition for young composers. Features interviews with some of the finalists and recordings of all eight finalist fanfares. Also included are recordings of other notable Australian fanfares, by Richard Mills, Brenton Broadstock, and Mary Finsterer. Produced and presented by Jason Noble.

3MBS - Australian Sounds

With Leah Blankendaal / Zoe Barker, Fridays at 10pm.

3 June: Melbourne International Jazz Festival. Interview with Mirko Guerrini of Sound Portraits from MIJF. Including: Andrea Keller - Boy; Katie Noonan - selections from With Love and Fury; Alister Spence - Luminescense; Tony Gould - selections from Is It Spring Yet.

10 June: Music and movement. Interview with Susan Hawkins (Making Waves playlist); Including: Susan Hawkins - I Read the Old Dream Slowly; Nigel Westlake - Shadow Dances; Kate Reid - Toy Shop Ballet; Richard Mills - Excerpts from Symphony of Nocturnes; Sally Whitwell - Suite for an imaginary film.

17 June. Winter Solstice. Including: Peggy Polias - The Moon; Horace Keats - The Moon; Margaret Brandman - Winter Piece; Andrew Schultz - Ghosts of Reason: Symphony No 2; Sandy Evans - Winter Flight

24 June: Shakespeare in Australian Composition. Including: Brett Dean - String Quartet No. 2; Houston Dunleavy - Three Renaissance Poems; Moya Henderson - Three Songs from Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale; Andrew Ford - Snatches of Old Lauds; Roger Smalley - Trio for Clarinet, Viola, and Piano; Praxis Axis - Piano Grains

Listen again - programs you can still catch

Note that in many cases programs are available for one month following the broadcast, after which the audio is no longer available.

ABC RN The Music Show

• Jazz drummer Simon Barker interviewed about his project Running and Drumming, and the related new digital album On running.

Conyngham & Broadstock. Safe Haven and Diasporas are new works by Brenton Broadstock and Barry Conyngham (music excerpts plus interview with composers).

Les Feluettes - a new opera by Kevin March (interview + excerpt)

Jazz singer Kristin Berardi (interview + music)

ABC Jazz: Home Cooked

Melbourne Big Band composer Andrew Murray talks about the new album from his band called Human Music'.

• Listen to a discovery from the ABC library: a 1983 ABC TV session, released on vinyl, from the band Pyramid.

• Sydney bassist and SIMA Artistic Director Zoe Hauptmann talks about the Australia jazz legend Bernie McGann.

Behind the scenes of the ABC Jazztrack commission Walmart, the brain-child of Perth drummer Ben Vanderwal.

A growing selection of snippets from Home Cooked archives is available on Soundcloud.


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