BBC Commission for “Auroras”

Matthew Burtner was commissioned by the BBC to compose “Auroras” a new work featuring audifications of the Northern Lights for the BBC Radio 3 documentary, “Songs of the Sky” by Kate Bissel. The work premiered on the BBC and was picked up by NPR Weekend Edition, the Economist, and the Guardian. Listen to the show here https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000qhj3BBCBetweenTheEars

https://www.economist.com/prospero/2020/12/29/the-sound-of-aurora-borealisAuroras_Economist

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/dec/22/making-music-northern-lights

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https://www.npr.org/2021/01/03/952969767/the-music-of-the-northern-lights Auroras_NPRWeekendEdition