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Discover This! 5 Pieces by Julia Wolfe

Julia Wolfe

December 18, 1958 – Philadelphia, PA, USA

“Julia Wolfe, winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in music, draws inspiration from folk, classical, and rock genres, bringing a modern sensibility to each while simultaneously tearing down the walls between them. 452 more words

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Discover This! 5 Pieces by David Lang

David Lang

January 8, 1957 – Los Angeles, CA, USA

“David Lang is one of the most highly-esteemed and performed American composers writing today. His works have been performed around the world in most of the great concert halls. 354 more words

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Discover This! 5 Pieces by Kaija Saariaho

Kaija Saariaho

October 14, 1952 – Helsinki, Finland

“Kaija Saariaho is a prominent member of a group of Finnish composers and performers who are now, in mid-career, making a worldwide impact. 86 more words

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Discover This! 5 Pieces by Annea Lockwood

Annea Lockwood

July 29, 1939 – Christchurch, New Zealand

“Born in New Zealand in 1939, Annea Lockwood moved to England in 1961, studying composition at the Royal College of Music, London, attending summer courses at Darmstadt and completing her studies in Cologne and Holland, taking courses in electronic music with Gottfried Michael Koenig. 492 more words

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Discover This! 5 Pieces by Conlon Nancarrow

Conlon Nancarrow

October 27, 1912, Texarkana, Arkansas, AR, USA
August 10, 1997, Mexico City, Mexico

“Born in Texarkana, Arkansas in 1912, Nancarrow was active in his early years as a trumpeter, playing jazz and other types of popular music. 339 more words

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Discover This! 5 Pieces by György Kurtág

György Kurtág

February 19, 1926 – Lugoj, Romania

“By the time the Hungarian composer György Kurtág was born in Lugos in 1926, the town was called Lugoj, and had, due to the peace treaty of Versailles, been ceded to Romania. 796 more words

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Discover This! 5 Pieces by Stuart Dempster

Stuart Dempster

July 7, 1936 – Berkeley, CA, USA

“Stuart Dempster, born in Berkeley, California in 1936, studied performance and composition at San Francisco State College. 347 more words

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