30 September 2016
Australian music on air & online, October 2016
ABC Classic FM - concert broadcasts
Sunday, 2 October at 5pm: Jerusalem Quartet. Includes Ross Edwards - String Quartet no 3 Summer Dances
Monday, 3 October at 8pm: BBC Symphony Orchestra, Brett Dean (conductor). Includes: Richard Meale - Clouds Now And Then; Thomas Meadowcroft - Peacemaker Tattoo; Lisa Illea - Land's End; Georges Lentz - Caeli enarrant … III; Brett Dean - Engelsflügel; Anthony Pateras - Immediata
Tuesday, 4 October at 8pm: tenor Steve Davislim with ANAM pianists. Includes: works by Calvin Bowman.
ABC Classic FM - listen again (selected recent broadcasts)
ABC Classic FM concert broadcasts as audio on demand, available online for 4 weeks after broadcast date:
• Australian World Orchestra: The Witching Hour, broadcast 28 September. Includes world premiere of Elena Kats-Chernin's Concerto for 8 Double Basses The Witching Hour
• The Freedman Classical Fellowship finals concert 2016, broadcast 17 September. Includes world premiere of Natalie Williams's Talking Points, performed by violist and Freedman 2016 classical Fellowship winner Stephanie Farrands.
• Australia Ensemble - Light, Time and Gravity, broadcast 12 September. Includes Matthew Hindson - Light is both a particle and a wave.
• The Song Company, broadcast 6 September. Includes music by Peter Sculthorpe, Nigel Butterley, Andrew Howes, Chris Williams, and the ensemble's Artistic Director, Antony Pitts, and a contemporary Australian soundscape by beatbox artist Bernie Van Tiel.
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.
Recently added to podcast
• Louise Devenish - Experimental Music for One Percussionist. New studio recording last month of music for solo percussionist with electronics by Kate Moore and Cat Hope, introduced in interview with the commissioner-performer Louise Devenish.
• Roger Smalley - Intermodulations. Previously unrecorded electro-acoustic chamber classics by Roger Smalley (1943-2015) as performed by Decibel, introduced in interview by Decibel director Cat Hope.
• Totally Huge: Akousmatikoi, part 1 and part 2. Interview with curator/composer Steve Paraskos, with new electro-acoustic music by Kynan Tan, Chris Cobilis, Dobromila Jaskot (Poland/Aus), Cat Hope, Stuart James, and Steve Paraskos, recorded at the 2015 Totally Huge New Music Festival.
• Plexus - Polyphony, part 1 & part 2. New music for the unusual combination of clarinet trio and chamber choir, by composers Ed Frazier Davis (U.K./U.S.) and Dermot Tutty, plus new works for the classic Plexus trio by Andrew Aronowicz, Andrzej Karalow (Poland), along with interviews with Davis, Tutty and Aronowicz.
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 October, composers included are Peter Knight, Julian Day, Elissa Goodrich, Andrew Lang, Dan Thorpe, Elliott Hughes and Sarah Thompson.
Making Waves playlists are curated by Lisa Cheney and Peggy Polias.
3MBS - Australian Sounds
With Zoe Barker, Fridays at 10pm. The most recent program is available for listening on the website, other past programs by subscription. Coming up in October:
• 7 October: Chris Dench - Driftglass, Deborah Cheetham - Pecan Summer (excerpts), Roger Smalley - String Quartet no. 2, Mary Finsterer - Spherica I, Luke Hutton - Unspoken .
• 14 October: Kate Miller-Heidke - The Rabbits (excerpts), Dindy Vaughan - Wimmera Quartet for flute and strings no. 1, Andrew Schult - From Fire Country, Elena Kats-Chernin - Spirit and the Maiden, Andrew Lang - For
• 21 October: Alice Humphries - Water Music, Brett Dean: Bliss (excerpts), Caerwen Martin - Still, Margery Smith/Michael Davison - Icon, David Chisholm - Jonestown Threnody
• 28 October: David Young: The Minotaur Trilogy (excerpts), Ross Edwards - Chorale and Ecstatic Dance, Liza Lim - Invisibility, Tim Dargaville - Dinner Dances, Kate Neal - Trio no. 5.
ABC RN The Music Show
• LISTEN AGAIN: Echoes of the Garden Palace - Sydney Conservatorium's composers' sonic responses to a special public art project on the site of the once-magnificent Garden Palace in Sydney. Broadcast 18 September.
• LISTEN AGAIN: Daryl Buckley and Liza Lim discuss the 30 years of the ELISION ensemble . Broadcast 18 September.
• LISTEN AGAIN: The Muses Trio and their program celebrating music by female composers. Broadcast 11 September.
• LISTEN AGAIN: Lyle Chan and Paul Kildea on Benjamin Britten and Chan's new work, inspired by Britten. Broadcast 17 September.
• LISTEN AGAIN: Joe Chindamo's music discussed by guest presenter and fellow composer James Mustafa. Broadcast on Home Cooked on 27 September.
• LISTEN AGAIN: Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra performs the three finalist compositions - by Nick Mulder, James Mustafa and Kelly Ottaway - of the National Big Band Composition Competition, broadcast 22 September.
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