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Composer: Bates, Mason (b. 1977)

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Year of birth1977
NationalityUnited States
PeriodContemporary
May 2018
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LondonProms 19 & 20: Ten Pieces Prom III

Andrew, Bates, Chevalier de Saint-George, Copland, Dvořák, Elgar, Orff, Purcell, Sibelius, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Rafael Payare; Naomi Wilkinson; Unknown; BBC Singers

Costa MesaMusic of the Golden State

Kirchner, Ticheli, Lauridsen, Trumbore, O'Regan, Bates
Robert Istad; Pacific Chorale; David Clemensen; Jung-A Lee

PhiladelphiaNézet-Séguin and DiDonato

Wagner, Bates, Chausson, Respighi
Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Joyce DiDonato

New York CityThe Philadelphia Orchestra

Wagner, Bates, Chausson, Respighi
Philadelphia Orchestra; Yannick Nézet-Séguin; Joyce DiDonato
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Forsythe’s Playlist tops ENB's Voices of America

Playlist (Track 1, 2) © Laurent Liotardo
Forsythe’s choreography allows ENB's male corps to display their virtuoso skill in its mixed programme at Sadler's Wells.
****1
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Ratmansky's Namouna stands out in NYCB's Here/Now

New York City Ballet in Ratmansky's Namouna A Grand Divertissement © Paul Kolnik
Alexei Ratmansky and Justin Peck are all the more impressive among choreographers working today because of how many of their works seem destined to stay in the repertoire for a long time to come.
***11
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Steve Jobs scores a success in Santa Fe

Edward Parks (Steve Jobs) © Ken Howard for Santa Fe Opera, 2017
Mason Bates's much-hyped first opera, The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, excited Santa Fe audiences despite its dramatic shortcomings.
***11
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Geeks and Gamines: Alice Sara Ott and the NSO at the Kennedy Center

© Jonas Becker
Mason Bates' homage to the Silicon Valley geeks; Alice Sara Ott takes over Tchaikovsky.
****1
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Water-themed music presents rich diversity

Sergey Khachatryan © Marco Borggreve
Mason Bates' Symphony Liquid Interface takes over the stage in Washington DC. 
***11
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