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Composer: Varèse, Edgard (1883-1965)

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Year of birth1883
Year of death1965
NationalityFrance
Period20th century
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LondonOliver Knussen conducts Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble

Oliver Knussen conducts Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble
Cage, Wolpe, Marsey, Birtwistle, Feldman, Varèse
Oliver Knussen; Royal Academy of Music Manson Ensemble

LondonLos Angeles Philharmonic/Dudamel

Salonen, Varèse, Shostakovich
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Gustavo Dudamel

VallettaTehillim - 20th Century Masterworks

Tehillim - 20th Century Masterworks
Varèse, Ligeti, Britten, Reich
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra; Pavel Šnajdr

AldeburghDensity 2036

Du Yun, Reich, Farrin, de León, Varèse, Balter
Claire Chase, Flute

Los AngelesDudamel conducts Salonen and Shostakovich

Salonen, Varèse, Shostakovich
Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra; Gustavo Dudamel
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Ancient and modern juxtaposed at Milton Court

Harrison Birtwistle © Cecil Birtwistle
An intriguing programme marked by diversity and novelty from two world-beating ensembles. 
****1
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Oramo brings Varèse alive and kicking

Sakari Oramo conducts the BBC Symphony Orchestra in Arcana © BBC | Mark Allan
A Total Immersion day exploring the works of Edgar Varèse at the Barbican. 
*****
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Ensemble Musikfabrik in Berlin

© Kai Bienert
An evening of frivolousness and solemnity.
****1
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Sublime Varèse and Ligeti in the Concertgebouw

Jonathan Nott © Thomas Müller
The Concertgebouworkest's series based on 'the sublime' continues with an eclectic programme of Ockeghem, Ligeti, Varèse and Ravel at the Concertgebouw. 
*****
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John Luther Adams' Become Ocean

Ludovic Morlot © Sussie Ahlburg
Ludovic Morlot conducts the New York première of the piece that won this year's Pulitzer Prize, Become Ocean, and pairs it with Varèse and Debussy.
*****
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