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Composer: Copland, Aaron (1900-1990)

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Year of birth1900
Year of death1990
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
February 2019
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BrusselsEric Whitacre: Deep Field

Whitacre, Newman, Copland
Brussels Philharmonic; Eric Whitacre; Flemish Radio Choir; Kalliope; Koriolis

GöppingenAmerican Program

Gershwin, Copland, Shaw, Bernstein, Ellington
Staatsorchester Rheinische Philharmonie; Garry Walker; Sharon Kam

Fort WorthCliburn at the Kimbell: Virtuosos

Mozart, Poulenc, Schubert, Nancarrow, Copland, Ravel, Schoenfield
Christina Naughton; Michelle Naughton

ValenciaOrquesta de Valencia

Orquesta de Valencia
Copland, Shostakovich, Higdon
Orquesta de Valencia; Alondra de la Parra; Alisa Weilerstein

New York CityBernstein at 100: In Friendship with Copland

Bernstein, Copland
Musica Viva NY
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Wilson, Szymanowski, and Copland with Batiashvili, Nelsons and the BSO

Andris Nelsons leads the BSO in Copland's Third Symphony © Winslow Townson
Lisa Batiashvili and the Boston Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andris Nelsons offer an adventurous program of works leaving a lasting impression.
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Jazz, tragedy and a Julia Wolfe premiere

The world premiere of Julia Wolfe's Fire in my mouth © Steven Pisano

The New York Philharmonic premieres Julia Wolfe’s remembrance of the victims of the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire and plays an elegy to LBJ and an Aaron Copland jazz concerto.

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Adams conducts Adams (and Copland) in Cleveland

John Adams conducts The Cleveland Orchestra © Roger Mastroianni, courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra
John Adams returned to Cleveland to lead two of his own works – including the local première of Scheherazade.2 – framing Copland’s Quiet City and Appalachian Spring.
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Powerful Prokofiev, charming Copland

Martin Fröst, Sakari Oramo and the BBCSP © BBC | Mark Allan
Three works written in the turbulent years after the end of World War 2 were featured in this dynamic concert with the BBCSO under the baton of Sakari Oramo.
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Lunch with Lenny: Wallis Giunta in Bernstein and Friends

Wallis Giunta © Dario Acosta
Wallis Giunta and Michael Sikich serve up a delectable programme of Bernstein, Sondheim, and friends
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