A program exploring the stylistic lineage, pioneering innovations, and heated polemics in French and French-influenced music by Rameau, Debussy, Ravel, and Saariaho
featuring music of JS Bach interwoven with selections by Philip Glass, Nico Muhly, Caroline Shaw, Gabriella Smith, and Missy Mazzoli
yMusic appears as part of the Ecstatic Music Festival in a taping of Nadia Sirota’s Living Music Live
An extraordinary collage of music, poetry and dramatic readings, performed by the cast of the National Theatre’s The Lehman Trilogy, Simon Russell Beale, Adam Godley and Ben Miles with Ensemble-in-Residence The Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective. Using extracts from Julian Barnes’ novel The Noise of Time, the artists explore the true story of Shostakovich’s deeply personal Eighth String Quartet, famously composed in only three days.