Ligeti, György (1923-2006), Melodien
Benjamin, George (b. 1960), Flight, for solo flute
Benjamin, George (b. 1960), Duet for piano and orchestra
Ligeti, György (1923-2006), Horn Concerto "Hamburgisches Konzert"
Benjamin, George (b. 1960), Antara, for chamber ensemble and electronics
Nicholas Collon, Conductor
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Michael Thompson, Horn
Michael Cox, Flute
The London Sinfonietta and Southbank Centre explore the music of George Benjamin, showcasing his wide range of influences from electronics through to new acoustic techniques.
Antara, composed after studies at IRCAM, is a meshing of the electronic sounds of Peruvian panpipes, accompanied by an unlikely instrumental ensemble of flutes, trombones, strings and two anvils.