The orchestra, a renewed venue for the imagination of the young composers of the 21st century? The interest shown for this workshop directed by Kaija Saariaho proves the vitality of the genre, despite music for ensembles. The short work by offered by Saariaho to her friends Esa-Pekka Salonen and Magnus Lindberg for their 40th birthday is accompanied by short works by student composers.
Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France
Marc Desmons conductor
CREATIONS BY STUDENT COMPOSERS
Katherine Balch (United States),Hunter Coblentz (Canada), Quentin Lauvray (France/United States),Lucy McKnight (United States), Aida Shirazi (Iran)
KAIJA SAARIAHO FORTY HEARTBEATS
Concert recorded by France Musique. Coproduction IRCAM-Centre Pompidou, Radio France.