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Composer: Dean, Brett (b. 1961)

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Year of birth1961
NationalityAustralia
PeriodContemporary
February 2018
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ViennaDean, Bernstein, Beethoven

Dean, Bernstein, Beethoven
Tonkünstler Orchestra; Hugh Wolff

ViennaDean, Bernstein, Beethoven

Dean, Bernstein, Beethoven
Tonkünstler Orchestra; Hugh Wolff

St PöltenBernstein: Fancy Free

Dean, Bernstein, Beethoven
Hugh Wolff; Davorin Mori

LondonIPS: Benjamin Grosvenor

© Decca | Sophie Wright
Bach, Brahms, Dean, Debussy, Berg, Ravel
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano

Saffron WaldenBenjamin Grosvenor

Benjamin Grosvenor
Bach, Brahms, Dean, Debussy, Berg, Ravel
Benjamin Grosvenor, Piano
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“Or not to be”: Hamlet revived for Glyndebourne’s tour

David Butt Philip (Hamlet) © Richard Hubert Smith
A restless score, a stylish modern setting and gripping central performances from David Butt Philip (trading Laertes at the festival for the title role here) and Jennifer France (Ophelia) do much to commend this new work
***11
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Brett Dean meets Beethoven: The new Tonhalle Maag’s first concert this season

Brett Dean © Pawel Kopczynski
This wasn’t just any concert. The Zurich Tonhalle’s new season was opening in a brand new hall in the trendy Züri-West quarter of the city.
****1
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Hamlet boldly adapted by Brett Dean

John Tomlinson (Ghost), Allan Clayton (Hamlet) © Richard Hubert Smith
Brett Dean treats Shakespeare's behemoth as a timeless story told in language that has become timeless; no effort is spared in elucidating and amplifying that story.
****1
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Heroism, life and death at the Barbican

Sakari Oramo © Benjamin Ealovega
Oramo and the BBCSO were dynamic in the UK première of Brett Dean's thought-provoking suite and provided a solid account of Richard Strauss' Ein Heldenleben.
***11
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BBCSO and Oramo master three masterly orchestral works

Sakari Oramo © Dan Hansson
Oramo and the BBC Symphony Orchestra negotiate a challenging first half with works by Bax and Dean, followed by a superb rendering of Elgar's first symphony
*****
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