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Metropolis New Music Festival 2016: MSO, Heavenly Cities; Aura Go and Tomoe Kawabata, Visions de l'Amen

With classic works by Olivier Messiaen and forward-looking pieces by living Australian composers, the final night of the Metropolis New Music Festival straddled over 75 years of new music. 909 more words


Current Listening: Oliver Knussen Conducts Elliott Carter's Music

The great American composer Elliott Carter had composed a large number of important and inspiring works. This recording features three orchestral works by the composer: the Three Occasions for Orchestra, Violin Concerto, and the Concerto for Orchestra (one of Carter’s most well-known works). 220 more words


Charlotte Bray: "At the Speed of Stillness"

At the Speed of Stillness

Charlotte Bray

NMC Recordings CD NMC D202

Claire Booth, soprano; Lucy Schaufer, mezzo-soprano; Alexandra Wood, violin; Andrew Matthews-Owen, piano; Huw Watkins, piano; Aldeburgh World Symphony, Sir Mark Elder, conductor; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Oliver Knussen, conductor… 314 more words