This recording captures Moe’s “fascination with the musical shape-shifting made possible by trap set percussion.”
BMOP/sound revives the works of this century’s most influential Armenian-American composer.
Steven Mackey’s Dreamhouse receives three Grammy Award nominations in 2011, including Best Classical Album!
“A fascinating new recording; the performances here are accomplished and engrossing.” (The New York Times)
Lisa Bielawa’s 2-CD album makes Jeremy Eichler’s “Top Classical Albums of 2010.” (The Boston Globe)
“An exhilarating collection of magnetic, life-affirming music by one of America’s major composers.” (Fanfare)
“Idiosyncratic, colorful, stylistically varied...” (Opera News)
Ken Ueno: Talus offers three concerti that collectively represent Ueno's long-term collaboration with the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and its bold conductor Gil Rose. Composed with specific soloists in mind, each work reveals unconventional techniques and intriguing artistry, bringing to light the unique performance capabilities of the featured instrumentalists.
BMOP/sound's release, Chamber Concertos I-VI, is a comprehensive recording featuring the six chamber concertos of Elliott Schwartz. Spanning more than thirty years of his compositional career, these works represent a fusion of the solo concerto and the concerto grosso. Moreover, they reflect the composer's fascination with neo-Baroque models in which the virtuoso role is moderated to allow for complex textural possibilities.
BMOP/sound's latest release, John Cage: Sixteen Dances, highlights one of the most significant and influential American composers of the 20th century. A long-time collaborator with dancer and choreographer Merce Cunningham, John Cage wrote a number of works which reflected their radical ideas regarding the relationship between dance and music. Sixteen Dances is one such work, developed through the use of chance operations, a compositional process involving methods such as coin tossing and the I Ching or Book of Changes.