Augusta Read Thomas (b.1964): Aureole; Carillon Sky; Words of the Sea; Terpsichore's Dream; In My Sky at Twilight Boulez, Chicago SO et al.
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2014-04-08Works: Augusta Read Thomas: Aureole, for orchestra; Words of the Sea, for orchestra; In My Sky at Twilight, for soprano & ensemble; Carillon Sky, for violin & chamber orchestra; Terpsichore's Dream, for cha...
Performers: Brandes, Christine; Dodge, Baird; Heustis, Greg [Horn]
Conductors: Colnot, Cliff; Boulez, Pierre; Knussen, Oliver; Delaney, Jack
Ensemble: ; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Meadows Wind Ensemble; Music Now Ensemble; MusicNOW Ensemble
Among today's composers, Augusta Read Thomas has remained consistent in blazing her own path. In this she has undoubtedly been aided by her cosmopolitan training,...continue...
Benjamin: Into the Little Hill, Dance Figures, Sometime Voices / Ollu, Knussen, Nagano, Komsi, et al
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2009-01-13Works: George Benjamin: Into the Little Hill, opera; Dance Figures, for orchestra; Sometime Voices, for solo voice, chorus & orchestra
Performers: Henschel, Dietrich; Komsi, Anu [Soprano Vocal]; Summers, Hilary
Conductors: Ollu, Franck; Knussen, Oliver; Nagano, Kent
Ensemble: ; Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)
Benjamin long held the desire to write an opera, and 'Into the Little Hill' resulted from his meeting with playwright Martin Crimp. Since its premiere,...continue...
1 CD / Nimbus Records / 2004-11-02Works: George Benjamin: Palimpsests for orchestra; At First Light for orchestra; Sudden Time; Olicantus for chamber orchestra
Conductors: Benjamin, George; Knussen, Oliver
Ensemble: Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt)