Posts Tagged ‘George Benjamin’

Benjamin and Aimard

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

By ANDREW POWELL Published: November 2, 2013 MUNICH — George Benjamin programmed strongly around his own Duet in a welcome conducting engagement Oct. 21 with the Bavarian State Orchestra. Alas, doing so overshadowed the subtle 2008 composition in its local premiere, even with dedicatee Pierre-Laurent Aimard as persuasive soloist. One of only three works published by […]

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Written On Skin, at Length

Saturday, August 24th, 2013

By ANDREW POWELL Published: August 24, 2013 MUNICH — What is written on skin? Craftsmanship “as immaculate as anything … composed since the heyday of Ravel” and “glimpses of a 21st-century tonality,” if you read Alex Ross in The New Yorker. And “a psychologically gripping, emotionally heart-pounding and viscerally satisfying drama,” according to Corinna da […]

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