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Composer: Abrahamsen, Hans (b. 1952)

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Year of birth1952
NationalityDenmark
PeriodContemporary
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LondonHalf Six Fix: Sibelius' Symphony No.7

Abrahamsen, Sibelius
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle; Barbara Hannigan

LondonNielsen's Inextinguishable

Sibelius, Abrahamsen, Nielsen
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle; Barbara Hannigan

ParisOrchestre de Paris

Abrahamsen, Berlioz
Orchestre de Paris; Daniel Harding; Barbara Hannigan; Antoine Tamestit

CopenhagenLéonie Sonning Music Prize 2019

Abrahamsen, Debussy
Danish National Symphony Orchestra; Tamara Stefanovich; Barbara Hannigan
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From the frozen North to Bohemia: the Bamberg Symphony

Jakub Hrůša and the Bamberg Symphony © Andreas Herzau
Hrůša and the Bamberg Symphony produce Brahms of glorious warmth; Hans Abrahamsen's Let me tell you displays Barbara Hannigan at her most virtuosic.
****1
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Two arresting new works in Cleveland season opener

Franz Welser-Möst © Roger Mastroianni
Pantheon, by Cleveland Orchestra oboist Jeffrey Rathbun, and Hans Abrahamsen’s Left, alone with pianist Alexandre Tharaud in his TCO debut showed the ensemble’s strengths.
****1
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Berlin Philharmonic serves tapas starter and monumental main

Sir Simon Rattle and the Berliner Philharmoniker © Monika Rittershaus
Rattle presented small items full of flavour alongside a heaven-storming Bruckner Ninth Symphony.
****1
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The London Sinfonietta: celebrating 50 years of excellence

London Sinfonietta principal, Simon Haram © Mark Allan
A celebration of fifty years of the London Sinfonietta was a well-deserved pat on the back for this valuable institution.
****1
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Unexpected promise: Bryce Dessner at the Elbphilharmonie

Aaron and Bryce Dessner © Claudia Höhne
Launching a new “Reflektor” series of short festivals, Hamburg’s Elbphilharmonie invited Bryce Dessner to curate two days of concerts.
***11
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