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Composer: Adams, John (b. 1947)

May 2017
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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LeipzigCarmina Burana

Mario Schröder; Leipziger Ballet; Anthony Bramall; Kinderchor der Oper Leipzig; Leipzig Gewandhaus Choir; Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

OsakaJapan Century Symphony Orchestra

Adams, Corigliano, Schumann
Japan Century Symphony Orchestra; Dmitry Sitkovetsky

LondonProm 1: First Night of the Proms

Coult, Beethoven, Adams
BBC Symphony Orchestra; Edward Gardner; Igor Levit; BBC Proms Youth Choir; BBC Symphony Chorus

LondonProm 24

Bach, Ravel, Adams
Philharmonia Orchestra; Esa-Pekka Salonen; Marianne Crebassa; Philharmonia Voices

LondonProms at … Bold Tendencies Multi-Storey Car Park

Bach, Whitley, Adams
The Multi-Story Orchestra; Christopher Stark; Ruby Hughes; Michael Sumuel; The Multi-Story Youth Choir
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Death, destroyer of worlds

At the Barbican last night, Gerald Finley, John Adams and the BBC Symphony Orchestra combined to deliver the heaviest operatic punch I’ve been subjected to all year.
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Scottis Ballet in NY

It was a successful program that showed off the considerable range of a talented and charming troupe.
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NY Phil powers through Adams

Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic somewhat overpower the hall for the music of John Adams, Esa-Pekka Salonen's concerto fascinates on a first hearing.
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Beethovenian japes and sleepy Berlioz

Absolute Jest sounds like perfect fare for an April Fool's Day concert. John Adams quotes Beethoven in many guises in his jolly work for string quartet and orchestra. 
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The Gospel According to David Robertson

A performance of John Adams' The Gospel According to the Other Mary good enough to convert even the most conservative listener to the Church of New Music.
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