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Composer: Carter, Elliott (1908-2012)

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Year of birth1908
Year of death2012
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
March 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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LondonBerkeley Ensemble

Schuller, Schimmel, Carter, Barber
Berkeley Ensemble

LondonIndependence Day: Miniature Solos & Duos

Rouse, Harbison, Mazzoli, Daugherty, Zwilich, Carter, Bernstein

New York CityIsraeli Chamber Project at Baruch PAC

Stravinsky, Carter, Cohen, Ravel, Schumann
Israeli Chamber Project

LondonEnsemble intercontemporain

Birtwistle, Carter, Holliger, Cage, Ubaldini
Jens McManama; Soloists from the Ensemble Intercontemporain; Sophie Cherrier; Jérôme Comte; Didier Pateau

Rohnert ParkIsraeli Chamber Project

Stravinsky, Carter, Cohen, Ravel, Schumann
Daniel Bard; Guy Ben-Ziony; Tibi Cziger; Guy Eshed
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Elegiac introspection from Isabelle Faust

Isabelle Faust © Molina Visuals
A great programme of varied but accessible 20th-century music excites in spite of its imperfections; Faust gives a beautiful, introspective reading of the second Berg concerto.
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A bracing density of musical incident

Helen Grime © Amy Barton
Oliver Knussen and the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group excel in a cunningly linked group of works from the old (mid 1980s) to the brand new.
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A late night homage to Pierre Boulez

Baldur Brönnimann © BBC | Chris Christodoulou
This Late Night Prom was a fitting way to remember the man. Such events draw a lighter scattering of musical night owls, minimising the hall and allowing for meditative concentration.
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Nash Ensemble round off anniversary celebrations in style

Claire Booth © Sven Arnstein
Forward-looking programme celebrates contemporary repertoire, with two world premières in a concert of works written within the last 35 years.
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From the sublime to gobbling turkeys!

Evan Hughes © Matthu Placek | CAMI
James Levine led the MET Chamber Ensemble through a remarkable performance of Carter's The American Sublime, whose scattered yet distinct clouds of sound evoked the warmth, irony, and philosophical musings of the texts.
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