Spratlan: mythology, summer vignettes, struggle expressed via saxophones. Davis: political commentary, groove, Balinese-influenced polyrhythms, pianistic virtuosity. Take your pick!
Our commitment to the finest audio recordings of new orchestral music, packaged with superior taste and style, continues.
Air-raid sirens! Propellers! Synchronized player pianos! A battery of polyrhythms! Ballet Mécanique was a mad genius's eccentric plot until technology evolved, the following century, far enough to realize it. Plus the manic, flashy stylings of A Jazz Symphony.
BMOP received universal acclaim for our performance of Irving Fine's landmark Symphony (1962). Coming soon to disc!
This retrospective of Babbitt's long and diverse career features BMOP players in large and small chamber works, with a special cameo by soprano Lucy Shelton.
BMOP is working on an important addition to the 20th-century discography: two works by Lou Harrison that feature a unique percussion ensemble. (Photo: Providence Singers)
Check out what the Globe, the Intelligencer, the Boston Classical Review, and the Hub Review have to say about our season-opening opera night: Virgil Thomson's Four Saints in Three Acts!
Our Mathew Rosenblum CD received critical acclaim and was one of NewMusicBox's best-of-2013 picks.
Check out our highly acclaimed Arthur Berger: Words for Music, Perhaps
Andy Vores: Goback Goback is a fascinating album from a Boston local.