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Composer: Adams, John (b. 1947)

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Year of birth1947
NationalityUnited States
PeriodContemporary
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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

LondonKensington Symphony Orchestra

Tower, Adams, Bernstein, Schuman
Kensington Symphony Orchestra; Russell Keable

LondonLoops 'n' Rounds: American Music for Strings

Diamond, Glass, Reich, Adams
Graham Ross; Dmitri Ensemble

LiverpoolFrom the New World

From the New World
Adams, Higdon, Barber, Dvořák
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; Robert Spano; Elizabeth Atherton
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Bright, Fast, Cool, Blue

Dores André and Ulrik Birkkjaer in Peck's Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes © Erik Tomasson
From the ethereal to the galavanting, the program offered a spectrun of emotions delivered with precise technique and abandoned energy. 
*****
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The dark side of the gold: Girls of the Golden West

Davóne Tines (Ned Peters), Julia Bullock (Dame Shirley) © Cory Weaver | San Francisco Opera
Adams and Peter Sellars demand that the audience take a cold, hard look at the Gold Rush and the founding history of California.
****1
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Joffrey on tour

The Joffrey Ballet performs Alexander Ekman's Joy © Cheryl Mann
Eclectic and contemporary, The Joffrey Ballet reimagines human and kinetic beauty.
*****
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James Ehnes excels in Beethoven's Violin Concerto

James Ehnes © Benjamin Ealovega
Ehnes excels in Beethoven, and Gardner draws lovely tone from the RNSO.
****1
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Impressive line-up at the London Piano Festival

Danny Driver and Melvyn Tan © ICA Media
Still only in its second year, the London Piano Festival has already established itself as a major player in the capital’s music scene.
*****
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