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Composer: Thomson, Virgil (1896-1989)

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Year of birth1896
Year of death1989
Period20th century
April 2019
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MadridLas Boulanger y sus discípulos (I)

Boulanger, Thomson, Copland, Menotti, Bernstein, Bonet
Carmen Romeu; Husan Park
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Victorian youth breeze through nonsense opera

Raphael Wong (St Ignatius) and ensemble © Charlie Kinross
Through youth, technology and playfulness, Victorian Opera's production of Gertrude Stein's avant-garde curiosity becomes a refreshing look into the future.
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Alek Shrader - a mysterious Wigmore debut

Alek Shrader © Peter Schaaf
Alek Shrader's Wigmore Hall debut was thrilling, touching, charming and mysterious.
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SFB: program 7

Frances Chung, Jennifer Stahl, Dores André, Joseph Walsh in Peck's In the Countenance of the King © Erik Tomasson
What Wheeldon seems to have used from this musical concept for the formation of the choreography is the idea of a mechanical universe, overrun by the presence of time.
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Mixed works from SFB

Sofianne Sylve in Scarlett's Fearful Symmetries © Erik Tomasson
San Francisco Ballet opens Program 2 of the 2016 season with pieces by two cornerstone American choreographers, George Balanchine and Mark Morris, and a world première by British choreographer Liam Scarlett.
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American Ballet Theatre's 70th anniversary Rodeo

American Ballet Theatre’s gala performance for the opening of its New York season was wonderfully varied and matched the level of excitement necessary to kick off a run at the prestigious City Center.
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