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Composer: Orff, Carl (1895-1982)

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Year of birth1895
Year of death1982
NationalityGermany
Period20th century
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RochesterCarmina Burana

Bernstein, Orff
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra; Ward Stare; Rochester Oratorio Society

EdinburghCarmina Burana

Beethoven, Orff
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Kensho Watanabe; Can Çakmur; Fflur Wyn; Adrian Dwyer; Stephen Gadd

GlasgowCarmina Burana

Beethoven, Orff
Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Kensho Watanabe; Can Çakmur; Fflur Wyn; Adrian Dwyer; Stephen Gadd

HoustonCarmina Burana

d'Albert, Orff
Houston Symphony; Yaniv Dinur; Brinton Averil Smith; Houston Symphony Chorus

GothenburgCarmina Burana

Orff: Carmina Burana
Gothenburg Symphony; Santtu-Matias Rouvali; Gothenburg Symphony Choir
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Carmina Burana at Blossom: A new look at an old friend

Adrien Perruchon © Adrien Perruchon
A fresh and compelling performance of Carl Orff’s classic. Aaron Copland’s rarely-performed Statements filled out the orchestra’s last concert performance at the Blossom Music Festival for 2018.
****1
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A dynamic Carmina Burana at Wolf Trap

JoAnn Falletta © David Adam Beloff
Torrential downpours and the croaking of consumptive frogs fail to dampen spirits at Wolf Trap's National Symphony Orchestra concert featuring pianist Seong-Jin Cho, JoAnn Falletta and a massive community chorus.
****1
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A rousing Carmina burana in Toronto

Nicola Benedetti © Simon Fowler
A crowd-pleaser is joined by a Szymanowski rarity to close the TSO's season. 
****1
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Red Moon Rising: Orff in Prague

Die Klüge © Patrick Borecký
In a delirious opening to the new opera season, Prague's National Theatre puts a contemporary spin on Carl Orff and the Brothers Grimm.
***11
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A sophisticated Carmina Burana in Montréal

Kent Nagano © Felix Broede
Kent Nagano and OSM wowed with cerebral approach to Carmina Burana.
*****
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