He also had close connections with several musicians of his time, including Alfredo Casella, Luigi Dallapiccola
, and Luigi Nono, among others (1).
(1), Jonathan Dove (1), Osvaldo Golijov (1), Paul Hindemith (6), Kaija Saariaho (1), and Toru Takemitsu (1), among others.
The new year includes a series of seven recitals around Europe with Drake (Mahler, Schubert, Ravel and others), more performances of the Brahm's Requiem in London and Toronto (with Peter Lieberson's Songs of Love and Sorrow, written for Finley, also on the Toronto program), and finally a return to New York for concert performances of Luigi Dallapiccola
's 1948 opera, ii prigionero, with the New York Philharmonic.
The late Italian composer Luigi Dallapiccola
(1904-1975), wrote several operas and a substantial number of works for the human voice both solo and in choral productions.
, the Italian composer who died in 1975, at the age of 71, was not at the top of my list, but I have to say that this second volume of his work opens with an early Partita from 1930 which I found very acceptable, as I did four Lyrics of Machado, despite their dating, from after his 12-tone conversion.
Harvard and Yale educated, and living in Europe on grants to study with Elliott Carter, Luigi Dallapiccola
, and Luigi Nono, among others, the core members of MEV were trained at the peak of modernism.
The concert also includes music by Benjamin himself, Luigi Dallapiccola
and Oliver Knussen (box office 0121 767 4050).
Of the five works studied by Vivienne Suvini-Hand, only Luigi Dallapiccola
' Ulisse (Berlin, 1968) has a libretto.
Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he studied with composers Arnold Schoenberg, Roger Sessions and Luigi Dallapiccola
and was writing chamber music and teaching piano when director Elia Kazan invited him to compose the score for "East of Eden" in 1954.
of London, UK) examines the literary influences on five vocal compositions from 1960-71 written by Italian composers of the twentieth century: Luigi Dallapiccola
, Bruno Maderna, Luciano Berio, Giacomo Manzoni, and Armando Gentilucci.