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Composer: Carter, Elliott (1908-2012)

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Year of birth1908
Year of death2012
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
January 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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London20th Century Masters

Janáček, Carter, Berg, Bartók
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle; Isabelle Faust

HamburgLondon Symphony Orchestra, Isabelle Faust und Sir Simon Rattle

Janáček, Carter, Bartók, Berg
London Symphony Orchestra; Sir Simon Rattle; Isabelle Faust

BirminghamBirmingham Contemporary Music Group: Celebrating Carter

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla; Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

LondonBerkeley Ensemble

Schuller, Schimmel, Carter, Barber
Berkeley Ensemble

LondonThe Riot Ensemble - Carter Double Concerto

Carter, Joyce
Aaron Holloway-Nahum; The Riot Ensemble; Adam Swayne; Goska Isphording
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A bracing density of musical incident

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

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

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!

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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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.
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