New CD: orchestral works by Julian Anderson
- Published: Friday, 01 November 2013 10:40
'Kaleidoscopic in terms of its colour, exhilarating in its energy and captivating in its lyricism.'
Colin Anderson, Classical Source, 27 October 2013
Our November 2013 release on the LPO Label is a disc of new orchestral works by the Orchestra's Composer in Residence Julian Anderson.
Julian Anderson (born 1967):
The Crazed Moon
The Discovery of Heaven*
Vladimir Jurowski conductor
Ryan Wigglesworth conductor*
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Julian Anderson is one of the UK's most exciting living composers. He has been described by The Times as 'a composer to cherish' and by the Evening Standard as 'one of the finest composers of his generation'. This is the first album of his works performed by the Orchestra, and includes the Sky Arts Award-winning premiere performance of The Discovery of Heaven.
Recorded live at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, London, on 19 March 2011 (The Crazed Moon), 3 December 2011 (Fantasias) and 24 March 2012 (The Discovery of Heaven).
£9.99 (1 Audio CD)
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Listen to Julian Anderson discuss the inspirations for The Discovery of Heaven, recorded prior to its premiere in March 2012: LPO podcast March 2012
Listen to Julian introduce Fantasias, recorded in December 2011: LPO podcast December 2011
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