BMOP opens its 18th season on Saturday, November 16 with a concert performance of Virgil Thomson’s innovative opera Four Saints in Three Acts, which rocked the world of opera when it debuted on Broadway in 1934.
Available Now: a disc of the works by Andy Vores , featuring David Kravitz, baritone.
Jacob Druckman: Lamia is now available for purchase
Available Now: the long-awaited Arthur Berger CD, Words for Music, Perhaps, get a copy today for some of his lesser known chamber works.
No institutionalization necessary to enjoy Michael Gandolfi's From the Institutes of Groove!
Norman’s piece succeeded beyond what even his most ardent supporters could have anticipated. Combining everything from Bach to Reich in beautiful form, he channeled the modern human condition in which technology dominates ever more of our lives.
"Those who fear for the future of the symphony orchestra can take heart in knowing that there is still quality work being done by more-or-less young composers writing for classical music’s big band."
Composer-in-residence Andrew Norman appeared on Boston Neighborhood Network to discuss his trajectory as a composer as well as the upcoming BMOP season finale, during which his Play will be premiered, along with works by fellow Gen X-ers Mason Bates and Huang Ruo.
At BMOP's free April 14th concert, composer and NEC Master Composer-in-Residence Oliver Knussen will be awarded an Honorary Doctorate following intermission during the evening's program.
For immediate release: March 29, 2013
• Degree Bestowed at Boston Modern Orchestra Project Concert, April 14
• Performances by [nec] shivaree, BMOP
• Knussen Will Give Lecture, Work with NEC composition Students in Two Masterclasses