Thomas Hyde: Symphony, Op. 20
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Geoffrey Paterson (conductor)
Contemporary British composer Thomas Hyde's first foray into the Symphony genre receives its premiere in this live recording of the Symphony's first performance by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra with conductor Geoffrey Paterson.
Premiered in Glasgow’s City Halls and broadcast on BBC Radio 3, this EP length work highlights an exciting and original voice in the contemporary music scene.
Hyde expertly demonstrates his ability to navigate deftly between the demands of tradition and the freedom of personal expression in this impressive statement of what the Symphony can be in the 21st century.