Donaueschingen New Music Festival 2016

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01Hear And Now20161112

For most of the year Donaueschingen is a sleepy Black Forest town famous as the source of the Danube and, among beer lovers at least, for its venerable brewery (established 1283). But since 1921, once a year, Donaueschingen has been the go-to destination to hear a succession of world premieres from the some of the world's great figures in new music in performances of the highest quality. With the help of composers and performers, Tom Service reports from last month's Donaueschinger Musiktage and presents the first of two programmes of featured highlights.

James Dillon: The Gates

Arditti Quartet

SWR Symphony Orchestra

Pierre-André Valade (conductor)

Michael Wertmüller: Discorde

Steam Boat Switzerland

Klangforum Wien

Titus Engel (conductor)

Joanna Bailie: Music from Public Places

SWR Vokalensemble

Améi String Quartet

Joanna Bailie (electronics)

Marcus Creed (conductor).

For most of the year Donaueschingen is a sleepy Black Forest town famous as the source of the Danube and, among beer lovers at least, for its venerable brewery (established 1283). But since 1921, once a year, Donaueschingen has been the go-to destination to hear a succession of world premieres from the some of the world's great figures in new music in performances of the highest quality. With the help of composers and performers, Tom Service reports from last month's Donaueschinger Musiktage and presents the first of two programmes of featured highlights, including:

01Hear and Now20161112

For most of the year Donaueschingen is a sleepy Black Forest town famous as the source of the Danube and, among beer lovers at least, for its venerable brewery (established 1283). But since 1921, once a year, Donaueschingen has been the go-to destination to hear a succession of world premieres from the some of the world's great figures in new music in performances of the highest quality. With the help of composers and performers, Tom Service reports from last month's Donaueschinger Musiktage and presents the first of two programmes of featured highlights.

James Dillon: The Gates

Arditti Quartet

SWR Symphony Orchestra

Pierre-André Valade (conductor)

Michael Wertmüller: Discorde

Steam Boat Switzerland

Klangforum Wien

Titus Engel (conductor)

Joanna Bailie: Music from Public Places

SWR Vokalensemble

Améi String Quartet

Joanna Bailie (electronics)

Marcus Creed (conductor).

For most of the year Donaueschingen is a sleepy Black Forest town famous as the source of the Danube and, among beer lovers at least, for its venerable brewery (established 1283). But since 1921, once a year, Donaueschingen has been the go-to destination to hear a succession of world premieres from the some of the world's great figures in new music in performances of the highest quality. With the help of composers and performers, Tom Service reports from last month's Donaueschinger Musiktage and presents the first of two programmes of featured highlights, including:

James Dillon: The Gates

Arditti Quartet

SWR Symphony Orchestra

Pierre-André Valade (conductor).

02Hear And Now20170121

Tom Service presents the second of two programmes featuring highlights from last year's Donaueschinger Musiktage, the world's oldest new music festival. For a long weekend every October, the sleepy Black Forest town of Donaueschingen plays host to a rich and varied line-up of composers and gives them performances of the highest quality in front of large and enthusiastic audiences. Including introductions to their music from Franck Bedrossian, Bernhard Gander and Georg Friedrich Haas.

Franck Bedrossian: Twist

IRCAM

SWR Symphony Orchestra

Alejo Pérez (conductor)

Peter Ablinger: The Greatest Hits of the 60s and 70s

ensemble recherche

Bernhard Gander: Cold cadaver with thirteen scary scars

Steam Boat Switzerland

Klangforum Wien

Titus Engel (conductor)

Martin Smolka: a yell with misprints

Georg Friedrich Haas: Trombone Concerto

Mike Svoboda (trombone)