Jeremy Gill: Before the Wresting Tides

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Three unique concertos full of orchestral color and allusion
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Celebrated for his masterful use of orchestral color and probing integration of influences classical and modern, composer Jeremy Gill shines with three unique concertos on BMOP/sound's latest release, Before the Wresting Tides.

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Generations

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Composers of the past, present, and future
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Local icons, homegrown talent, and champion soloists help kick off our 22nd season. Generations celebrates where American music has come from and where it is headed, with works by William Schuman, Matthew Aucoin, David Sanford, and John Harbison. Featuring soloists Conor Hanick (piano) and Matt Haimovitz (cello).

Paul Moravec: The Blizzard Voices

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This terrifying retelling of a natural disaster is not to be missed
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BMOP/sound presents Paul Moravec’s contemporary update to the vaunted tradition of the oratorio. The Blizzard Voices chronicles a dramatic episode in American history: the fearsome “Schoolhouse Blizzard” that hit the Great Plains in 1888. Setting poetry by US Poet Laureate Ted Kooser, Moravec crafts a work of devastating power.

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Generations

*New England Premiere

Gil Rose, conductor

Program is subject to change

 

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Sun, 2017-10-29 15:00
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<em> Judith, Choreographic Poem </em> (1949)
<em> Concerto for Piano and Orchestra </em> (2016)*
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<em> Diotima </em> (1976)
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Longtime favorites, a piano concerto premiere, and a genre-defying piece for cello and orchestra get BMOP's 22nd season off to a rollicking start.

Jeremy Gill: Before the Wresting Tides

Celebrated for his masterful use of orchestral color and probing integration of influences classical and modern, composer Jeremy Gill shines with three unique concertos on Before the Wresting Tides.

Price: $19.99
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Disc 1: 56:44
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October 2017
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Paul Moravec: The Blizzard Voices

Paul Moravec’s contemporary update to the vaunted tradition of the oratorio, chronicling the fearsome “Schoolhouse Blizzard” that hit the Great Plains in 1888.

Price: $19.99
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1054
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Disc 1: 61:21
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September 2017
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Wayne Peterson: Transformations

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Pulitzer-winner Peterson is a must-have for your music library
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BMOP presents Wayne Peterson's Pulitzer Prize-winning orchestral work The Face of the Night, the Heart of the Dark in its first commercial recording. And the Winds Shall Blow features the inimitable saxophonists of the PRISM Quartet, and Transformations is a classic glimpse into a rigorously inventive compositional mind.

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Anthony Paul De Ritis: Pop Concerto

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Sophisticated groove, expressive sound palette from an unusual and hip artist
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Can't decide if you want to bathe in orchestral sonorities, marvel at the abilities of a virtuoso, or jam to some Michael Jackson? You can have it all, with Anthony Paul De Ritis's brilliantly conceived and performed Pop Concerto, starring guitarist Eliot Fisk! This disc also features the stylings of Patrick de Ritis's electrified bassoon in Riflessioni, the peerless fearless piano duo X88 in Ballet, and the orchestral tapestry Amsterdam. Party time!

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Stephen Hartke: The Ascent of the Equestrian in a Balloon

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Whimsical and imaginative music from one of today's most innovative composers
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Quirky woodcuts, medieval poetry, and Kansas City fountains: The Ascent of the Equestrian in a Balloon is a three-decade look into the creative mind of composer Stephen Hartke.

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Boston Accent

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Leave your Rs at home and come hear some locally sourced music
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This month we feature four composers whose voices have been shaped by Boston's vibrant music scene. Join us, along with members of the Claremont Trio and violinist Miranda Cuckson, in a celebration of our city's talent! (clockwise from upper left: David Sanford, Ronald Perera, John Harbison, and Eric Sawyer)

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