New Gen Broadcast: Simpson and Uttley

Wed 23 Nov 2016 13.00

Recorded at Leeds College of Music on 19th November 2016. BBC Radio 3 New Generation Artists scheme, in partnership with the Royal Philharmonic Society, was launched in 1999 as part of the BBC’s commitment to young musical talent. Now, in its 18th year, the scheme is still going strong and has produced scores of young soloists and ensembles that are now part of the fabric of the musical culture here in the UK and across the world. Listen to the series of showcase recitals for four of the current batch of New Generation Artists, including trombonist, Peter Moore; mezzo-soprano, Kathryn Rudge; the Armida Quartet; and clarinetist, Mark Simpson who performed in this recital with Richard Uttley. The programme features Lines and Spaces, by Naomi Pinnock, a piece commissioned by the RPS in 2015. Mark Simpson clarinet Richard Uttely piano

Hear the programme on BBC Radio 3 here