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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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Carmina Burana
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VancouverCarmina Burana

Bernstein, Orff
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra; Bramwell Tovey; Tracy Dahl; James Westman; Benjamin Butterfield

LiverpoolCarmina Burana

Carmina Burana
Brahms, Pärt, Orff
Ian Tracey; Alison White; Claudia Boyle; Stuart Jackson; Marcus Farnsworth

BudapestCarmina Burana

Carmina Burana
Orff: Carmina Burana
Tibor Bogányi; Hungarian State Opera

LondonLife, death and shameless excess

Life, death and shameless excess
Poulenc, Orff
London Philharmonic Orchestra; Jérémie Rhorer; Louise Alder; Toby Spence; Simon Keenlyside; London Philharmonic Choir

ReutlingenCarmina burana

Orff: Carmina Burana
Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen; Martin Künstner; Betzinger Sängerschaft
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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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An eclectic musical evening at Tanglewood

Jacques Lacombe © JF Berube
Canadian conductor Jacques Lacombe led the Boston Symphony Orchestra in a Debussy, Ravel, Orff program.
***11
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