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30 May 2013

Australian music on ABC Classic FM in June 2013

Australian music on ABC Classic FM in June 2013

The premieres of Paul Stanhope's Piccolo Concerto and Jo Truman's Dream Slash Nightmare get an airing in June, along with a second chance to hear the premiere of Andrew Ford's Blitz. ABC Classic FM's regular concert broadcasts also feature music by Peter Sculthorpe, John Carmichael, Graeme Koehne, Stephen Lalor, Joseph Tawadros, Gordon Kerry, Percy Grainger, Brett Dean, David Karagianis, Carl Vine, Gerard Brophy, Stuart Greenbaum, Colin Brumby, James Ledger and Wilfred Lehmann.

New Music Up Late this month includes concert recordings from Hobart's MONA FOMA with music by Chris Abrahams, Kate Moore, Brett Dean, David Chisholm, Elena Kats-Chernin, Damian Barbeler, Cor Fuhler and the Truman premiere, plus there's a whole program of music by Warren Burt.

New Waves podcasts a series of music from graphic scores courtesy of Perth's Decibel ensemble and a recent exhibition curated by composer Cat Hope. And Rewind gets up a head of steam with an increasing number of new works being added to the collection over the next few weeks.

Broadcast highlights schedule

Saturday 1 June

1.00pm SATURDAY AFTERNOON CONCERT (LIVE): Tokyo String Quartet
Incl. Peter Sculthorpe - String Quartet No 16; followed by studio recordings, incl. John Carmichael - Fantasy Sonata for Flute and Piano

8.00pm SATURDAY EVENING CONCERT (LIVE): Adelaide Symphony Orchestra/Arvo Volmer; Adelaide Symphony Chorus; Stephen Bennett, baritone; Sara Macliver, soprano; Paul McMahon, tenor; Sally-Anne Russell, mezzo-soprano
Incl. Graeme Koehne - Forty reasons to be cheerful (Fanfare Festiva) (as a prelude to Beethoven Symphony No. 9)

10.30pm NEW MUSIC UP LATE: MONA FOMA 2012/13
Abrahams & Vogel - Kopfüberwelle - Chris Abrahams, organ; Sabine Vogel, flute/alto flute, plus improvisation with festival director Brian Ritchie, shakuhachi, and Danny Watson, bagpipe.
Jo Truman - Dream Slash Nightmare (world premiere) - Josephine Truman, voice; Daniel Grinvalds, electronics; Len Marks, guitar.

Sunday 2 June
3.00pm SUNDAY LIVE: Chanterelle String Quartet
Incl. Stephen Lalor - String Quartet Pieces: Bukavina Odyssey; Flying; Kolo Kolo

Monday 3 June
8.00pm EVENINGS: Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra/Marko Letonja; TSO Chorus
Incl. Andrew Ford - Blitz (world premiere)

Tuesday 4 June
1.00pm AFTERNOONS: The Song Company/Roland Peelman; with Joseph Tawadros, oud
Joseph Tawadros - Patient, ever patient (arr. Coelho & Peelman); Beauty is life; Reason and passion; Bird of space (arr. Coelho & Peelman); A truth; Yaleel

Wednesday 5 June
8.00pm EVENINGS: Kuss Quartet; with Naoko Shimizu, viola
Incl. Gordon Kerry - String Quintet

Thursday 6 June
1.00pm AFTERNOONS: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/ Sir Andrew Davis; Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Chorus; Jessica Aszodi, soprano; Jose Carbo, baritone; Nicholas Dinopoulos, baritone; Victoria Lambourn, mezzo-soprano; Piers Lane, piano; Benjamin Namdarian, tenor; Timothy Reynolds, tenor.
Incl. Percy Grainger - Marching Song of Democracy; Brigg Fair; Danny Deever; The Bride's Tragedy; Tribute to Foster

Friday 7 June
8.00pm EVENINGS: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/ Benjamin Northey; Andrew Macleod, piccolo.
Includes: Paul Stanhope - Piccolo Concerto (world premiere)

Saturday 8 June
10.30pm NEW MUSIC UP LATE: MONA FOMA 2012/13: 'Lullaby Project' - Anna McMichael, violin; Tamara Anna Cislowska, piano.
Incl. Kate Moore - Broken Rosary; Brett Dean - Berlin Music: Berceuse; David Chisholm - Axeman Lullaby; Elena Kats-Chernin - Lullaby for Nick; Damian Barbeler - Slow Lullaby; Cor Fuhler - 18 Spoonfuls; Andrew Ford - Cradle Song.

Thursday 13 June
8.00pm EVENINGS: Mahler Chamber Orchestra/Daniel Harding; Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Incl. Brett Dean - Testament

Saturday 15 June
10.30pm NEW MUSIC UP LATE: Warren Burt - Off The Record
Warren Burt in conversation with Stephen Adams with music by Warren Burt. Features his Irritating Song; Samples III for Orchestra; Poems of Rewi Alley: 7. 'The Family Supper'; 13 'Hong Kew Park Afternoon'; 9. 'Worth Fighting For'; The Animation of Lists (excerpt); The Archytan Transpositions (excerpt); The Shape of the Voice 1 - 'Milton Babbitt'; Experience of Marfa: A Book of Drones; Flash Brunn: Saw-Dusty Variations on Mac Raboy's Drawings; Fokker Organ Wren; Another Accordion March

Sunday 16 June
3.00pm SUNDAY LIVE: Claire Edwardes, percussion; Bernadette Harvey, piano
Incl. David Karagianis - Chains (vibes/piano); Carl Vine - Sonata; Gerard Brophy - Coil

Tuesday 18 June
1.00pm AFTERNOONS: Australian Chamber Orchestra; Christopher Moore, viola; Helena Rathbone, violin; Satu Vanska, violin. Incl. Stuart Greenbaum - Moments of Falling; Colin Brumby - The Phoenix and the Turtle: I and III; James Ledger - Johann has left the building; Peter Sculthorpe - Port Essington

Sunday 23 June
3.00pm SUNDAY LIVE: Australia Quartet
Incl. Peter Sculthorpe - Riverina Dreaming; Djilile; Little Passacaglia; Landscape II

Tuesday 25 June
1.00pm AFTERNOONS: Australian String Quartet; Paul Dean, clarinet
Incl. Wilfred Lehmann - Clarinet Quintet

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