Chen Yi: Concertos for String Instruments

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String concertos with international inspiration
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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.

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BMOP Wins Best of Boston 2018

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Boston Magazine names BMOP "Best Of" for 2018
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Boston Magazine named BMOP the Best of Boston® 2018 - Classical Music Ensemble!

Peter Child: Shanti

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Internationally inspired music, locally sourced
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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.

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BMOP in the Wall Street Journal

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The Wall Street Journal reviews BMOP's latest concert
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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

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A Thousand Mountains, A Million Streams

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BMOP's last concert of the season features three commissions
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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.

Stephen Hartke in the Best of 2017

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One of the New York Times top 25 classical recordings
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Stephen Hartke's The Ascent of the Equestrian in a Balloon was named one of the New York Times 25 Best Classical Recordings of 2017! Take a listen to the "breathless, fractured, skittish music" and see why the Times calls Hartke "one of the most distinctive and important living composers."

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Joan Tower Celebration

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BMOP honors a pioneering composer
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Join BMOP on February 9 to celebrate trailblazing composer Joan Tower's 80th birthday with a concert featuring some of her best orchestral works. With soloists Carol Wincenc (flute) and Adrian Morejon (bassoon), BMOP explores works that span three decades of Tower's orchestral writing.

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David Del Tredici: Child Alice

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David Del Tredici's landmark Neoromantic work, Child Alice receives its first commercial release on BMOP/sound. Soprano Courtenay Budd shines in this epic, evening-length piece inspired by Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.

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The Trial at Rouen

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Heating up Jordan Hall with Odyssey Opera
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Odyssey Opera reunites with BMOP to bring Norman Dello Joio's made-for-TV opera to the stage for the first time. The Trial at Rouen features soprano Heather Buck as Joan of Arc during her time of imprisonment. Dello Joio's The Triumph of Saint Joan Symphony, drawn from his first Joan of Arc-inspired opera, opens the program.

Jeremy Gill: Before the Wresting Tides

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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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