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  1. Chamber Music For the People With SF Ensemble One Found SoundRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | KQED

    ... will include selections from 16th century English composer Thomas Tallis, 20th century American composer John Adams, and 21st century film composer Clint Mansell (famous for his work on Darren Aronofsky's films like Requiem for a Dream ). The ...


  2. Finding the FounderRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 21 | The Weekly Standard

    ... Fathers, save perhaps Franklin, more enjoyable companions over Madeira and dinner? We're of course speaking of John Adams, the often forgotten Founder. There are no large monuments to his achievements or memory, nothing to recall him on the Mall in ...


  3. San Francisco Ballet Announces 2017-18 SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 13 |

    ... is Millepied's first ballet for the Company and was created for SF Ballet's 2017 Opening Night Gala. Set to a John Adams' score of the same name, the ballet features costume and lighting design, also by Millepied. This presentation will feature an ...


  4. San Francisco Ballet announces ambitious 2017-18 seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 12 | Inside Bay Area

    ... set to the same music. Also new is an expanded version of Benjamin Millepied's "The Chairman Dances" to music by John Adams. Both those works are part of Program 2 (Feb. 13-24, 2018). The other evening-length works are "The Sleeping Beauty" by ...


  5. Review Roundup: David Robertson Conducting the St. Louis Symphony in John Adam's TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 6 |

    Music Director David Roberts on conducted the St. Louis Symphony in a concert performance of John Adams 's critically acclaimed oratorio, The Gospel According to the Other Mary, on in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The program featured mezzo-sopranos Kelley O'Connor as Mary Magdalene and Michaela Martens as Martha, with tenor Jay Hunt er Morris as Lazarus.


  6. Devendra Banhart, k.d. lang, Caetano Veloso, Chris Thile & more...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 5 | Brooklynvegan

    ... world premiere of piano music written expressly for Hurwitz by Nonesuch artists he worked with for many years: John Adams, Laurie Anderson, Timo Andres, Louis Andriessen, Donnacha Dennehy, Philip Glass, Adam Guettel, Brad Mehldau, Pat Metheny, Nico ...


  7. Continue reading How has 'yellowface,' whitewash casting evolved? It continues todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | Dallas Morning News

    ... the heels of Scott Cantrell, a contributing arts critic for The Dallas Morning News , providing his position on John Adams' Nixon in China , which played at The Houston Grand Opera. In short: "We all have our personal and racial hot buttons and ...


  8. Iconic Composers Celebrate a Champion of Modern Classical at BAMRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | The New York Observer

    So when a who's who of seminal modern composers and performers came together at BAM's Howard Gilman Opera House on Saturday night to honor Bob Hurwitz, the former president of Nonesuch Records who headed the label for 30 years before stepping down in 2015, the selections performed echoed not only the vast variety of sounds Hurwitz championed over the years, but his relationships with the artists. Composer John Adams asked several composers with whom Hurwitz had worked with over the years to contribute a new composition for A Nonesuch Celebration, resulting in a variety of thoughtful, modern compositions that premiered throught the evening.


  9. The Sheer Joy of Listening to American MinimalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | New Yorker

    ... and I'd like to make a fuss over two pieces in particular. One is programmed on the festival, and one isn't. John Adams's "Shaker Loops" was composed for string septet in 1978, but it was the string-orchestra version, recorded by Edo de Waart and ...


  10. New music that exposes the axis of eloquenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | On An Overgrown Path

    ... composer and musician Abed AzriA ; AzriA 's 1991 Nonesuch album Aromates is acknowledged by John Adams as an influence on the Act 1 scene in The Death of Klinghoffer, and his syncretic Arabic setting of the Gospel of John featured here in ...


  11. John Adams' operatic essence and Stravinsky's inner pagan revealed through pianos and chorusRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2017 | Los Angeles Times

    ... developing the atomic bomb. It's true, for that matter, of Jesus and his disciples. This is the subject matter of John Adams' operas and oratorios - Nixon's trip to China, the Middle East situation, weapons of mass destruction, the ineffable notion ...


  12. OSM's 2017-18 season: From Mahler to Beethoven, the chorus takes centre stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 |

    ... a Christmas story by Michel Tremblay as directed by Richard RenA Cyr. An experienced interpreter of John Adams, Nagano celebrates this American composer's 70th birthday with a program including Harmonielehre, a three-movement work of 1985. ...


  13. What is law? - Part 2Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2017 | Sean McGrath, CTO, Propylon

    ... the law at time T, we both - in principle - are looking at exactly the same corpus of knowledge. I am reminded of John Adams statement that government should be "A government of laws, not of men."[2] i.e. I might have a notion of what is legal and ...


  14. Anne Sofie von Otter: "So Many Things"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | Opera News

    ... P. Cavafy and Joyce Carol Oates, with some jazzy inflections thrown in to hold the listener's interest. John Adams's "Am I in Your Light?," from Doctor Atomic , is equally unchallenging, though the bland arrangement for von Otter's accompanying ...


  15. The Good Loo Guide to HamburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | Jessica Duchen's classical music blog

    ... like a great ship: that was, indeed, the idea of the design, complete with sail-dips and prow. It reminds me of John Adams's story of the inspiration behind his Harmonielehre: a dream in which he saw a giant tanker rise up from the sea and fly. The ...


  16. Steve Reich at 80 celebration continues; get discount tix to 'Orchestra Underground: Past Forward'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Brooklynvegan

    Carnegie Hall's " Steve Reich at 80 " celebration is currently underway with a few special events happening over the next month or so, including the "Three Generations" at Zankel Hall this spring that Steve Reich curated, that will explore "how the language of composition changed from the mid-20th century to the present day by pivoting from serial atonal music toward a more harmonic and rhythmic style led by Reich and his peers." Those shows are: "Three Generations: John Adams and Terry Riley" on March 30 ; "Three Generations: Arvo PA rt, Philip Glass and Steve Reich" on April 6 ; "Three Generations: David Lang, Julia Wolfe and Michael Gordon" on April 19 ; and "Three Generations: Bryce Dessner and Nico Muhly" on April 26 .


  17. Constella Music Festival Seeks EclecticismRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | Cincinnati CityBeat

    ... on Elm Street downtown. Rivera's repertoire extends from opera to Art Songs to New Music, especially that of John Adams. This summer, she will sing the role of Musetta in Cincinnati Opera's production of Puccini's La Boheme. This "Scott Wyatt has ...


  18. PSO announces 2017-18 classical, pops lineupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 |

    ... a traditional composer of the year, the PSO will perform works by artists who formerly held that title, including John Adams, Jennifer Higdon and Steven Stucky. The orchestra will give the world premiere of Ms. Higdon's Tuba Concerto, performed by ...


  19. Long Beach Operaa s a Perfect Americana examines the life of Walt DisneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | San Bernardino County Sun

    ... Spielt Auf,” to such controversial subjects as Thomas Adés's “Powder Her face” and John Adams' “The Death of Klinghoffer.” Sunday at the Terrace Theater, LBO did it again in a big way, presenting the American ...


  20. Carnegie Hall Announces Musicians Selected for the National Youth OrchestraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | The Rye Daily Voice

    ... work by Gabriela Lena Frank, according to the release. The orchestra's program will also include composer John Adams' "Short Ride in a Fast Machine" and Mahler's Symphony No. 1. NYO-USA's tour kicks off on Wednesday, July 19, with a performance and ...