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Composer: Carter, Elliott (1908-2012)

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Year of birth1908
Year of death2012
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
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New York CityContact! at National Sawdust

Lang, Druckman, Carter, Di Castri, Mackey
Musicians from the New York Philharmonic

LondonColin Currie

Carter, Nørgard, Hosokawa, Mantovani, Pereira, Xenakis, Reich, Stockhausen, Wallin
Colin Currie; Laura Bradford; Jacob Brown; Matthew Farthing

SalzburgMozartwoche Konzert #12

Carter, Dutilleux, Mozart
Quatuor Diotima; Jörg Widmann

SalzburgMozartwoche Konzert #29

Staud, Carter, Pärt, Dutilleux, Mozart
oesterreichisches ensemble für neue musik OENM; Claire Elisabeth Craig

LondonAmerican Chamber Music: Contemporary Soundscapes

Adams, Carter, Tower, Monk, Muhly
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A late night homage to Pierre Boulez

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.
****1
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Nash Ensemble round off anniversary celebrations in style

Forward-looking programme celebrates contemporary repertoire, with two world premières in a concert of works written within the last 35 years.
****1
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From the sublime to gobbling turkeys!

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.
***11
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A blossoming relationship

A clever programme of mid-20th century American music by Carter, Copland and contemporaries, watered down with a light sprinkling of Arlen and Gershwin.
****1
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Pintscher conducts Pintscher and Carter premières at the New York Phil Biennial

Two works composed in the past two years, one by a 28-year-old, one by a 103-year-old. Each offered such a wide span of sounds that within a half hour, the audience had been whisked through every imaginable mood.
****1
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