BMOP opens the 2018-2019 season with a bang! Featuring percussionist Colin Currie performing Time Release by Steven Mackey and composer and harpist Hannah Lash performing her Concerto No. 2 for Harp and Orchestra. Harold Meltzer's Vision Machine and Mackey's Tonic round out the program.
The latest release from BMOP/sound has it all: romance, betrayal, and...bagpipes? Charles Fussell: Cymbeline features soprano Aliana de la Guardia, tenor Matthew DiBattista, and narrator David Salsbery Fry all inhabiting multiple roles in this musical retelling of the Shakespeare play.
BMOP Artistic Director Gil Rose sits down with Sequenza21/ to discuss BMOP/sound, Pulitzer prize-winning compositions, and upcoming releases.
Gil Rose, conductor
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BMOP opens the 2018-2019 season with a bang! Featuring percussionist <strong>Colin Currie</strong> performing <em><strong>Time Release</strong></em> by <strong>Steven Mackey</strong> and composer and harpist <strong>Hannah Lash</strong> performing her <strong>Concerto No. 2 for Harp</strong>. <strong>Harold Meltzer's <em>Vision Machine</em></strong> and Mackey's <em><strong>Tonic</strong></em> round out the program.
Please give so that Gail Kubik's music can live in the heart of anyone who loves art! This upcoming BMOP/sound release features Kubik's Gerald McBoing Boing, Symphony Concertante, and his Divertimentos Nos. 1 and 2. Soloists Vivian Choi, Terry Everson, Frank Kelley, Jing Peng, and Robert Schulz make this a don't-miss disc, but we need your support!
Chen Yi draws from her life and travels on Concertos for String Instruments, with works inspired by the music of her hometown to an architectural landmark of Dresden, Germany.
Boston Magazine named BMOP the Best of Boston® 2018 - Classical Music Ensemble!
BMOP releases the first recording of orchestral music by British-born, Boston-based composer Peter Child. Shanti headlines the disc, inspired by Child's time spent studying in Madras, India (now Chennai). Rounding out the CD are the concert overture Jubal and the symphonic triptych Adirondack Voices.
Percussionist Wang Beibei performs Anthony Paul De Ritis's The Legend of Cowherd and Weaver Girl as part of BMOP's concert A Thousand Mountain, A Million Streams at Jordan Hall on April 21, 2018. Photo credit: Clive Grainger
BMOP finishes the 2017-2018 season with three world premieres: Pixelandia by Yu-Hui Chang; percussionist Beibei Wang premieres The Legend of Cowherd and Weaver Girl by Anthony Paul De Ritis, and A Thousand Mountains, A Million Streams by Lei Liang closes the concert. Huang Ruo's piano concerto, Unscrolled, rounds out a program inspired by East Asian culture.