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Composer: Ives, Charles (1874-1954)

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Year of birth1874
Year of death1954
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
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HoustonMahler’s Resurrection Symphony

Ives, Mahler
Houston Symphony; Andrés Orozco-Estrada; Nicole Heaston; Kelley O'Connor; Houston Symphony Chorus

HoustonBronfman Plays Prokofiev

Ives, Prokofiev, Shostakovich
Houston Symphony; Andrés Orozco-Estrada; Yefim Bronfman

BochumSheriff, Bernstein

Sheriff, Bernstein, Ives, Copland
Bochumer Symphoniker; Steven Sloane; Orli Shaham

GothaMusik aus der Neuen Welt

Ives, Gershwin, Adams, Bernstein
Thüringen Philharmonie Gotha; Russell Harris; Fabio Martino

EisenachMusik aus der Neuen Welt

Ives, Gershwin, Adams, Bernstein
Thüringen Philharmonie Gotha; Russell Harris; Fabio Martino
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Prom 31: An all-American concert from Minnesota Orchestra and Vänskä

Osmo Vänskä © BBC | Chris Chistodoulou
The Minnesota Orchestra’s visit offered a chance to hear Gershwin’s Piano Concerto and Ives’ Symphony no. 2, though the former suffered somewhat from an absence of spark.
***11
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Restless commemoration from Benjamin and London Sinfonietta

George Benjamin and the London Sinfonietta © BBC/Chris Christodoulou
A programme of new music and 20th-century classics reflects on loss, war, inhumanity and redemption. 
*****
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Idiomatic Ives but cursory Tchaikovsky from the Vienna Phil

Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall © Chris Lee
Dudamel led the Vienna Philharmonic in an impassioned Ives Second but lacked the precision and control to achieve the full dramatic effects of Tchaikovsky's Fourth.
***11
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Pugnacious Shostakovich at Carnegie Hall

Michael Tilson Thomas © Chris Wahlberg
Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, joined by cellist Gautier Capuçon, presented modern, post-war masterworks in their first of two nights in Stern Auditorium.
****1
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Intriguing exploration of American adventurers

Marina Piccinini © Marco Borggreve
A quartet of American composers drew some notable performances from the London Philharmonic Orchestra as part of the Southbank Centre’s Belief and Beyond Belief series. 
****1
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