29 July 2016
Australian music on air & online, August 2016
ABC Classic FM - concert broadcasts
[Updated 9 August - Sunday Opera 21 August: Glanville-Hicks & Gifford] Changes and additions possible. Please check full August listings on the ABC Classic FM website.
Monday 1 August at 10pm Ensemble Offspring. Includes: Dan Thorpe A20 (world premiere); Samuel Smith - threaded through meridians (world premiere); Kezia Yap - Coalesce (world premiere); Cassie To Avialae (world premiere); Kate Moore - Fern; Tristan Coehlo - Read/Write Error. 2nd broadcast - you can download this concert from New Waves, along with an Ensemble Offpsring interview.
Wednesday 3 August 10 pm Kelemen Quartet. Incl. Ross Edwards - String Quartet No 3 Summer Dances
Thursday 4 August 10pm The Song Company/Roland Peelman. The All-Leunig Song Almanac (all world premieres): Mark Viggiani - Ahhh Summer! The Municipal Pool (January); Gareth Farr, NZ - Awfulise (February); Robert Davidson - Let It All Unravel (March); Lachlan Skipworth - Inner Man (April); Alice Chance - God Be With The Mother (May); Katy Abbott-Kvasnica - Flying (June); Drew Crawford - When The Heart Is Cut Or Cracked Or Broken (July); Kate Moore - Song (August); James Wade - No Sooner (September); Ruth Mccall - The Duck (October); Kate Neal - Tomatoes (November); Lyle Chan - Love Is Allways Born (December)
Friday, 5 August 10pm James Crabb, classical accordion; Genevieve Lacey, recorder. Incl. Damian Barbeler - Shadow Box.
Saturday 6 August 10pm Australian Youth Orchestra/Manfred Honeck; Helene Grimaud, piano (LIVE). Incl. Carl Vine - Celebrare celeberrime.
Sunday 8 August 1pm West Australian Symphony Orchestra/Simone Young; Javier Perianes, piano; recorded 30 July 2016. Incl. Brett Dean - Testament.
Monday 8 August 8pm Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge/Stephen Layton; recorded 28 July 2016. Incl. Joseph Twist - Hymn of Ancient Lands.
Wednesday 10 August 10pm Kegelstatt Ensemble. Incl. Paul Stanhope - Shadow Dancing.
Friday 12 August
8pm Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra/Marko Letonja; Javier Perianes, piano; recorded 5 August 2016. Incl. Melody Eötvös - The Saqqara Bird.
10m Ian Munro, piano. Incl. Peter Sculthorpe - Djilile; Ian Munro - Letter to a Friend.
Saturday 13 August 7pm Adelaide Symphony Orchestra/Benjamin Northey; Zane Banks, electricc guitar (LIVE). Incl. Andrew Ford - Raga (world premiere)
Friday 19 August 8pm Sydney Symphony Orchestra/David Robertson; Alex Henery, double bass; recorded 18 August 2016. Incl. Elliott Gyger - Acquisition.
Sunday 21 August
1pm Sydney Symphony Orchestra/David Robertson; Christian Tetzlaff, violin; recorded 12 August 2016. Incl. Peter Sculthorpe - Sun Music I.
7pm Sunday Opera: Peggy Glanville-Hicks - Sappho (Toccata Classics); Helen Gifford - Iphigenia in Exile (ABC studio recording of the Chamber Made Opera production)
Monday 22 August 8pm Australia Ensemble; recorded 13 August 2016. Incl. Ian Munro - new work
Wednesday 24 August 10pm Sydney Symphony Orchestra/David Robertson; Christian Tetzlaff, violin. Incl. Georges Lentz - Jerusalem (after Blake)
Friday 26 August 10pm Ashley Hribar, piano and voice. Incl. Ashley Hribar - Fantasie; Paganini Variations
Saturday 27 August Queensland Symphony Orchestra/Johannes Fritzsch. Incl. Carl Vine - "V"
ABC Classic FM - New Waves podcast
Check the New Waves podcast page for new episodes every week, and subscribe to the podcast to receive new episodes automatically. Coming up first in August:
4 August: Jane Sheldon: Symbiosis I. Includes new interview with Jane, and the following works: Larry Sitsky - Seven Zen Songs (2005) for soprano & viola; Nicholas Vines - Parnell's Gloom (2010) for viola & clarinet; Jack Symonds - Die Engel (2013) for soprano & viola d'amore (world premiere); Jack Symonds - Liebeslied (2014) for soprano, viola & clarinet (world premiere)
You can also download or listen online to the last 70 New Waves podcasts by scrolling through and clicking on the programs you're interested in. Just go to the podcast page.
For those with particular interest in extended uses of the piano: check out this blog article published during the Sydney International Piano Competition, with links to Australian extended piano exponents in programs from the recent past back to podcasts from 2010.
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 August, the playlist theme is 'Long Waves', and composers included are Cameron Lam, Chris Healey, Brad Gill, Peter McNamara and Scott McIntyre.
Making Waves playlists are curated by Lisa Cheney and Peggy Polias.
3MBS - Australian Sounds
With Zoe Barker, Fridays at 10pm.
5 August: Caerwen Martin: What We Talk About When We Talk About Love; Elissa Goodrich: Conversation in 3; Andrián Pertout: Renascence, No.383; Linda Kouvaras: The Sky is Melting; Christine McCombe: Songs of Truth and Loneliness; Julian Yu: Silent and Alone
12 August: Matthew Hindson: String Quartet No 3, Ngeringa; Tristan Coelho: As the Dust Settles; Anne Boyd: Revelations of Divine Love; Nicholas Vines: Uncanny Valley; Felicity Wilcox: Dual; Peggy Polias: Phlogiston
19 August: Gerard Brophy: Le reveil de l'ange; Robert Davidson: Exterior I & II; Susan Hawkins: Light From Below; Betty Beath: Adagio for Strings (Lament for Kosovo)
26 August: Cat Hope: Cruel and Usual; Christopher Tonkin: Point-Counterpoint; Lindsay Vickery: Night Fragments; Dominik Karski: Certainty's Flux; Roger Smalley: Piano Trio
ABC RN The Music Show
• LISTEN AGAIN online: Joseph Twist, composer. Julian Day talks to Joseph about working in LA, about words and music, and about bringing the ancient and modern together. Broadcast 16 July.
• LISTEN AGAIN online: Ross Edwards. Edwards continues his exploration of the environment in music with Frog and Star Cycle; a double concerto for saxophone and percussion featuring Amy Dickson and Colin Currie and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Interview by Julian Day, broadcast 9 July.
ABC Jazz: Home Cooked
• 1 August 2pm & 5 August 9pm Tal's Duos. 2015 Freedman Jazz Fellow Tal Cohen was recently down under to record with ABC Jazz, and joins Home Cooked to share some tunes.
• LISTEN AGAIN online: Hearing Hannaford. Pianist and composer Joe O'Connor is one of three Freedman Jazz Finalists, and shares music by Marc Hannaford on Home Cooked. Broadcast 25 July.
A growing selection of snippets from Home Cooked archives is available on Soundcloud.
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