BBC Broadcast of Arlene Sierra's "Game of Attrition"
In a preview of the upcoming Bridge Records release, Arlene Sierra, Vol. 2, the BBC will broadcast Sierra's Game of Attrition for Chamber Orchestra on its Afternoon on 3 programme on Tuesday October 15th at 3:45pm BST. There will also be a short interview with the composer.
**This edition of Afternoon on 3 is available on BBC iPlayer: Scroll to 1 hour 50 to hear the Sierra interview and broadcast now.**
Arlene Sierra, Vol. 2, an orchestral portrait CD recorded by the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Jac Van Steen conductor, is set for release by Bridge Records in late 2013. Watch this site for news of upcoming preview broadcasts of other works from the disc including Aquilo (2001), Art of War (2010), and Moler (2012).
Game of Attrition was commissioned by the New York Philharmonic in 2009. It was the opening work in the inaugural CONTACT! contemporary music series initiated by the New York Phil's Artistic Director Alan Gilbert and Composer-in-Residence Magnus Lindberg.
Magnus Lindberg and Arlene Sierra discussing 'Game of Attrition' before the work's premiere with the New York Philharmonic in 2009.