(c) Ruth Orkin, Irving Fine Collection, Library of Congress, Music Division

"Sunday’s performance sparkled under Gil Rose’s baton ... This cast was strong from foxhole to farmyard" Jeremy Eichler, The Boston Globe

Local composer Elena Ruehr blends visual and musical art with Shimmer, Vocalissimus, Cloud Atlas, and O'Keeffe Images.

Gil Rose, conductor

In 1996, Gil Rose set out to restore a widening disconnect between contemporary audiences and contemporary music. Today BMOP remains dedicated to its mission and is the leading orchestra for commissioning, performing, and recording modern orchestral music.

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