Radio In 2015, the Swedish Radio commissioned 18 newly written compositions in jazz, contemporary music and folk and world music. The works will be heard in P2 Swedish Radio and the Berwald Hall in the next seasons.
Among the orders is a harpkonsert by the Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho, a radiofoniskt work of sound artist Lisa Nordstrom and a piano concerto by Albert Schmelzer.
“There is nothing as exciting as new music. The Swedish Radio still looking for its first 90 years continue to order music by Swedish composers are an integral part of the public service mission,” says Anna-Karin Larsson, Area Swedish Radio Music / CET, in a press release. (TT)