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John Adams, Composer
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One of America’s most admired and respected composers, John Adams (b. 1947) is a musician of enormous range and technical command. His works, both operatic and symphonic, stand out among contemporary classical compositions for their depth of expression, brilliance of sound, and the profoundly humanist nature of their themes. Over the past 25 years, Adams’s music has played a decisive role in turning the tide of contemporary musical aesthetics away from academic modernism and toward a more exp...
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Adams: The Wound-Dresser N/A
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: Jaap van Zweden
Recording Date: Thu 21 Mar 2019
Opening and Introduction to Adams (3:29) N/A
The Wound-Dresser (23:34) N/A
Back-announce (0:46) N/A
Adams: Tromba Lontana
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Ensemble: NEC Philharmonia
Tromba Lontana (4:39) N/A
Adams: Lollapalooza
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: David Loebel
Ensemble: NEC Symphony
Lollapalooza (7:19) N/A
Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine N/A
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: Kurt Masur
Recording Date: Sat 14 Sep 1991
Short Ride in a Fast Machine (4:46) N/A
Back-announcement, story continues (2:51) N/A
Adams: Concerto for Violin N/A
Composer: John Adams
Conductor: Hugh Wolff
Ensemble: NEC Philharmonia
quarter note = 78 (15:04) N/A
Chaconne: Body Through Which Dream Flows (10:18) N/A
Toccare (7:49) N/A
Events
15 Oct 2019
University of Missouri, Kansas City
15 Jan 2020
Leo Rich Theater
19 Mar 2020
Colburn School