Proms Composer Portrait

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20060825

Following the UK premiere of his new work Sculpture, Magnus Lindberg talks to Andrew Mcgregor about his music, and introduces performances of his chamber works.
Piano Jubilees
Steamboat Bill Jr
Magnus Lindberg (piano)
Musicians from the Royal College of Music Contemporary Consort:
Sarah Thurlow (clarinet)
Sarah Suckling (cello).

20070820

Recorded at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Andrew McGregor talks to Thomas Ades about his life and music and introduces performances of his works including the Court Studies from The Tempest and Life Story.

20080725

Simon Holt talks to Sarah Walker about his new Proms commission heard in this evening's concert, and introduces performances of some of his chamber works.

Holt: Brief Candles, for solo clarinet; Two movements for string quartet; A Second Box of Brief Candles, for solo clarinet

Stuart King (clarinet)

Tippett Quartet:

John Mills, Jeremy Isaac (violin)

Maxine Moore (viola)

Bozidar Vukotic (cello).

James Macmillan20010726

Live from the Victoria and Albert Museum. Andrew Mcgregor talks to James MacMillan, whose new work is premiered in tonight's Prom, and introduces performances of his chamber music. For Ian; Piano Sonata. Simon Mulligan. Cumnock Fair. Students from the Royal Northern College of Music.

John Tavener20010804

Live from the Victoria and Albert Museum.

John Tavener - whose new work is premiered in tonight's Prom - talks to Sarah Walker about his music and introduces performances of some of his chamber works.

The Child Lived.

Sofia Serra (soprano), Dominic Pecheur (cello).

Iero oniro.

Gudrun Olafsdottir (soprano), Ensemble from Trinity College of Music.

Samaveda.

Kate Royal (soprano), Musicians from the Guildhall School of Music.