In this episode of Symphonies & Snacks Lucy and Jono discuss Tristan Murail’s spectral work Gondwana. They explore the difference between appreciating and liking a piece and spin of careers for Michael Ball and Alfie Boe.
In this episode Lucy and Jono discuss Cardew’s graphic score for Treatise. They cover how to interpret graphic scores, what makes a good performance, a slight Bowie ramble and a miraculous goldfish called Boris.
The recording of Treatise used was by the QUaX ensemble 1967
In this episode Lucy and Jono discuss Anna Meredith’s solo work for Bassoon – Axeman. They land on Lucy’s favourite subject of increasing arts engagement before getting distracted by food in disguise and glitter beards.
Welcome to series 3 of Symphonies & Snacks where Lucy and Jono discuss the Royal Opera House production of Shostakovich’s The Nose, Lucy pitches some potential new operas, and they list their top musical badasses.
In this festive special Jono and Lucy discuss novelty Christmas records with returning guest Rosie Fletcher. Lucy has a formula for the perfect Christmas song and Jono introduces his mythical childhood friend who has an unhealthy love for The Darkness.
In this episode Lucy and Jono discuss Lichtbogen by Kaija Saariaho. Spectralism is covered in detail and Lucy gives her opinions on the title of ‘female composer’. Bonus feature is the hidden ‘drink along with Jono’ game.