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Knussen

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(Biography) (Stuart) Oliver. born 1952, British composer and conductor. His works include the opera Where the Wild Things Are (1981) and three symphonies
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Oliver Knussen, BCMG's longterm artist-in-association, was to have conducted the November 18 concert, but following his sadly premature death only in his mid-60s on July 8 this year, his place on the podium will be taken by Stefan Asbury.
| The Edge Theatre & Arts Centre, Chorlton / edgetheatre.co.uk / 0161 282 9776 / Thursday, February 8, 4pm and 6.30pm / PS5 Classical / The Halle The theme of mortality runs through the four excellent works performed by The Halle this week: Oliver Knussen's The Way to Castle Yonder, Stravinsky's Petrushka, Mussorgsky's Songs and Dances of Death and Mahler's Totenfeier.
MUSIC Tamsin Waley-Cohen Tamsin will perform a new work called Reflection written especially for her by composer Oliver Knussen, commissioned by Symphony Hall in memory of Lyndon Jenkins, who served as its music adviser from 2004 - 2014.
Featured artists include: Pierre Boulez and the Ensemble InterContemporain, Marianne Pousseur, the Schoenberg Quartet, London Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen and Michael Tilson Thomas.
Instead, Tassie shared his manuscript with conductors who recently performed Myaskovsky symphonies: Oliver Knussen and Vladimir Jurowski recommend the book on its back cover; Leon Botstein--admittedly also a musicologist, but not a Myaskovsky scholar--contributed a foreword.
I've played it for conductors like Sir Simon Rattle, Oliver Knussen, and Sir Mark Elder, and they have always seemed pleased with the musical results.
A selection of music which included pieces by Oliver Knussen, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Alexander Arutiunian was about as uncompromising as it gets, certainly for what one might call the "ordinary listener".
A selection of music that included pieces by Oliver Knussen, Mark-Anthony Turnage and Alexander Arutiunian was about as uncompromising as it gets, certainly for what one might call the "ordinary listener".
On Monday the orchestra will perform a concert conducted by Oliver Knussen a part of Tanglewood's Festival of Contemporary Music.
(Oliver Knussen leads the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, which.also includes woodwinds, horn, and strings.) Carter has joined two of Pound's most famous late works, exemplary for their humility.
She made her professional debut at London's Royal Festival Hall in Oliver Knussen's Ocan de Terre and has since worked with the composer on a number of concert projects.
BBC Proms 2009 (7.30pm) The first part of the Last Night festivities, presented live from the Royal Albert Hall, featuring performances of Flourish with Fireworks by Oliver Knussen and Purcell's New Suite.