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Composer: Adams, John (b. 1947)

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Saffron WaldenNational Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

© Jason Alden
Herrmann, Elfman, Adams
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain; Elim Chan

LondonInfinity and beyond

© Benjamin Ealovega
Strauss R., Mendelssohn, Adams
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Edward Gardner; London Philharmonic Choir

New York CityJaap Van Zweden Conducts: Emanuel Ax in John Adams's Century Rolls

New York Philharmonic
Beethoven, Adams
New York Philharmonic Orchestra; Jaap van Zweden; Emanuel Ax

London2012: Absolute Jest

© Mathias Bothor
Adams, Bartók, Beethoven
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Karina Canellakis; Heath Quartet

TokyoDaniil Trifonov Piano Recital

© Suntory Hall
Berg, Prokofiev, Bartók, Copland, Messiaen, Ligeti, Stockhausen, Adams, Corigliano
Daniil Trifonov, Piano
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Crowded Hours, Golden Hours: Augustin Hadelich at Tanglewood

Augustin Hadelich and Orion Weiss © Tanglewood Festival
After urban Debussy and Adams, the duo settles for autumnal Brahms and a day in the countryside.
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Junior Ballett Zürich shines in three creations

Emma Antrobus and Gary Solan in Wounded © Gregory Batardon
Three different and highly-spirited works, each choreographed for the Junior Ballett Zürich, were recently performed at the city’s opera house.
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(Not quite) absolute Beethoven: Ludovic Morlot in Perth

Ludovic Morlot © Brandon Patoc
The Australian String Quartet joins the West Australian Symphony Orchestra under Ludovic Morlot for an enjoyable and  timely round of Beethoven interleaved with John Adams' homage to the 250-year old composer. 
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Stylish, powerful Nixon in China from Scottish Opera

Julia Sporsén (Pat Nixon) © James Glossop

Scottish Opera’s Nixon in China in a stylish, living history production from John Fulljames, with strong performances across the board, Joana Carneiro stoking the fires in the pit.

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A tale of two halves as Jess Gillam makes her Hallé debut

Jess Gillam © Kaupo Kikkas

Intense lyricism bridges the gap between John Adams and Rachmaninov, but debutant Kazuki Yamada struggles to link the two. 

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