Naomi Pinnock 'Lines & Spaces' on BBC Radio 3

Sat 26 Dec 2015 22.00

Tune in to Hear and Now on BBC Radio 3 for the broadcast of Naomi Pinnock's Lines and Spaces, commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society and recorded at the world premiere at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival on 21st November 2015.
"Whilst composing these miniatures I kept coming back to Agnes Martin’s exquisitely simple paintings. They have shown me over and over again how much is possible with lines and spaces. They are just grids and lines, and yet they evoke much more with the delicate layering of paint and beautiful imperfections. These miniatures fluctuate between compressing or expanding, creating a bold line or subtle bands of faint colours." - Naomi Pinnock
Lines and Spaces was written for, and premiered by, Richard Uttley who, since winning the British Contemporary Piano Competition in 2006, has established himself as one of the foremost young interpreters of new music. Richard was partnered with Rolf Hind through the RPS/YCAT's Philip Langridge Mentoring Scheme, and has recorded three discs of contemporary piano music to critical acclaim. His playing is regularly broadcast on BBC Radio 3. The programme includes further highlights from HCMF 2015. Tune in to BBC Radio 3 or listen online for up to 30 days after the broadcast.