Hear and Now is a Music programme.


Hear and Now

Kate Molleson presents music by celebrated American composers Philip Glass and Anthony Braxton. With highlights from today's Philip Glass Total Immersion day at the Barbican in London, featuring pianists Robert Allan and Ben Smith playing some of Glass's piano etudes and movements from Glassworks, as well as choral works from the BBC Singers and conductor Tecwyn Evans. Plus a BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra concert focusing on polymathic composer and multi-instrumentalist Anthony Braxton: Ilan Volkov conducts world premieres by two of Braxton's closest collaborators, James Fei and Taylor Ho Bynum, plus the UK premieres of Braxton's own Compositions Nos 27 and 63.

Genre: Music

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

When is Hear and Now next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three January 28th, 10:00pm and on BBC Radio Three February 4th, 10:00pm. See more...