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Composer: Bolcom, William (b. 1938)

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Year of birth1938
NationalityUnknown
Period20th century
February 2018
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LondonThursday Lunchtime Concerts, Organ Series, Americana '18

Cochereau, Bolcom, Alain
Alexander Mason, Organ

StockholmMonday at lastWorld première

Monday at last
Ravel, Bolcom, Tiensuu, Berio
ZilliacusPerssonRaitinen; Tora Augestad; Anders Jonhäll; Karin Dornbusch

LondonOrgan Series, Americana '18

Andriessen, Alain, Bach, Bolcom, Bartók, Tailleferre, Preston
Stephen Farr, Organ

LondonJoan Morris & William Bolcom

Bolcom
William Bolcom; Joan Morris

LondonOrgan Masterclass

Bolcom
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Ke Ma and Apor Szüts: young pianists in Budapest

Ke Ma © Pályi Zsófia, Müpa
Two promising talents tacke Beethoven: China's Ke Ma impresses in PC4, Hungary's Szüts impresses as a composer with his cadenza for PC1. Tamás Gál and the Miskolc Symphony provide strong support.
***11
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Sumptuous Strauss from Louise Alder

Louise Alder © Gerard Collett
We anticipated a Ukrainian barihunk singing Tchaikovsky, but ended up with an English rose singing Strauss.
****1
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An alternative “three Bs" from JoAnn Falletta

JoAnn Falletta © Cheryl Gorski
William Bolcom's Concerto Grosso is flanked by two Austro-German masterpieces in an inspired "Three B's" program led by JoAnn Falletta.
****1
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The Joyce of Music in Seattle

Joyce DiDonato sings at the Seattle Symphony season opener © Carlin Ma
To open the new season, the Seattle Symphony and Ludovic Morlot were joined by star mezzo Joyce DiDonato, whose performance sent listeners over the top and over the rainbow.
****1
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Bolcolm’s McTeague enjoys a gilded European première in Linz

Corby Welch (McTeague) and Çiğdem Soyarslan (Trina) © Patrick Pfeiffer
Bolcom’s McTeague, a two-act opera based on the 1899 novel McTeague: A Story of San Francisco by Frank Norris, is warmly received at its European première with the Landtheater Linz. 
****1
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