Guide to the music of David Lang

December 2017
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David Lang © Peter Serling
David Lang
© Peter Serling
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Year of birth1957
NationalityUnited States
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AmsterdamArthur Japin and Silbersee (in Dutch)

Lang, Brinkmann
Romain Bischoff; Arthur Japin; Silbersee; Jörg Brinkmann

RigaPerpetuum Ritmico

Vivaldi, Pachelbel, Lang, Pētersone, Nīmanis, Pousson
Guntars Freibergs; Perpetuum Ritmico

LondonRhythmic Kaleidoscopes

Adams, Wolfe, Cage, Lang, Rzewski, Riley
Zubin Kanga, Piano

LiverpoolPiano Circus

Richter, Reich, Lang, Hamelin, Fitkin
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Prom 44: Michael Gordon's genre-defying Big Space

Well known for their genre-busting and boundary-defying music, Bang on the Can delivered a splendid Late Night Prom.
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A ghost of an opera at BAM

David Lang’s new opera the loser opened the Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music on Wednesday night, but simply lacked theatricality.
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Hahn sparkles in a varied programme at Wigmore Hall

With a programme spanning from Bach through Schumann, Cage, all the way to Lera Auerbach and David Lang, Hilary Hahn shows she is on top form alongside pianist Cory Smythe.
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Captivating winter warmer from the Bang on a Can

Composer David Lang joined the ensemble in Oberlin for an invigorating night of fresh ideas played with a spirit of adventure.
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contemporary interview 2014

David Lang: Music for Dance and Film

This October, Bachtrack is speaking to composers and choreographers around the world about their music, their artistic approach and everything contemporary. Pulitzer prize-winning composer David Lang kindly answered our call and gave us his own unique insight.
contemporary interview 2013

Bachtrack Composers Project: David Lang (b.1957)

Bachtrack is asking the same six questions to many composers this month as part of its focus on contemporary music. Here’s what David Lang had to say.