"Those who fear for the future of the symphony orchestra can take heart in knowing that there is still quality work being done by more-or-less young composers writing for classical music’s big band."
Norman’s piece succeeded beyond what even his most ardent supporters could have anticipated. Combining everything from Bach to Reich in beautiful form, he channeled the modern human condition in which technology dominates ever more of our lives.
Composer-in-residence Andrew Norman appeared on Boston Neighborhood Network to discuss his trajectory as a composer as well as the upcoming BMOP season finale, during which his Play will be premiered, along with works by fellow Gen X-ers Mason Bates and Huang Ruo.
Available Now BMOP/sound's two incredible new CDs: Reza Vali's Persian-influenced Folk Songs and Concerto for Persian Ney, and Martin Boykan's rare works for orchestra.