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Composer: Adams, John (b. 1947)

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Year of birth1947
NationalityUnited States
PeriodContemporary
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LeipzigCarmina Burana

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

AmsterdamJohn Adams conducts John Adams

Adams, Copland, Stravinsky
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest; John Adams; Timothy McAllister; Sir Willard White

AmsterdamJoshua and Alisa Weilerstein: Shostakovich

Adams, Shostakovich, Rachmaninov
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Joshua Weilerstein; Alisa Weilerstein

RigaSinfonietta Rīga season closing concert

Bottesini, Adams, Haydn, Reich
Sinfonietta Rīga; Normunds Šnē; Matīss Eisaks

Santa Cruz de TenerifeŽivković, Adams, Prokofiev

Živković, Adams, Prokofiev
Orquesta Sinfónica de Tenerife; Eckart Preu; Francisco Díaz Martín
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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.
****1
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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.
***11
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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. 
***11
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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.
****1
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Yo-Yo Ma champions Salonen in New York

Maestro Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic gave the New York première of Esa-Pekka Salonen's Cello Concerto with soloist Yo-Yo Ma.
****1
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