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Create Your Own

Create Your Own

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Location

David Geffen Hall

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Price Range

$33.00 - $99.00

Duration

1 hour 50 minutes with intermission

Date & Times

12

Mar, 2015

Thursday, 7:30 PM

13

Mar, 2015

Friday, 7:30 PM

14

Mar, 2015

Saturday, 8:00 PM

Program

Beethoven

Symphony No. 1

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Berlioz

Les Francs-juges Overture

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Thomas Adès

Totentanz (U.S. Premiere)

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Artists

Thomas Adès

Conductor

Thomas Adès

Conductor

Thomas Ades

Conductor

Thomas Adès studied piano and composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and read music at King’s College, Cambridge. Renowned as both a composer and a performer he works regularly with the world’s leading opera companies and festivals. From 1999 to 2008 Mr. Adès was artistic director of the Aldeburgh Festival.

Mr. Adès has conducted the Boston, San Francisco, Melbourne, and Sydney symphony orchestras, as well as the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the 2013 BBC Proms, when he led the World Premiere of his own Totentanz. Other recent conducting engagements have included Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (which he served as music director, 1998–2000); Los Angeles and Royal Stockholm Philharmonic orchestras; London, São Paulo State, City of Birmingham, Finnish Radio, and Danish Radio symphony orchestras; and Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Rome’s Accademia Santa Cecilia, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Gulbenkian Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra, London Sinfonietta, Ensemble Modern, and Athelas Ensemble.

His first opera, Powder Her Face (1995), has been performed worldwide and is available on CD and DVD on EMI. The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, commissioned The Tempest, which has since been seen in six major opera houses, most recently at The Metropolitan Opera (now available on DVD); the EMI recording of the work received the Diapason d’Or de l’année and 2010 Classical Brit Award for Composer of the Year. He is currently working on his third opera, commissioned by the Salzburg Festival, Covent Garden, and The Met.

Thomas Adès’s recent piano engagements have included an Adès and Friends evening in the opening season of Milton Court; recitals at the Festival de Saint Denis and Carnegie Hall with Ian Bostridge; and appearances with Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic. His 2010 recital tour included performances at Carnegie Hall and London’s Barbican Centre and featuring the premiere of his Concert Paraphrase from Powder Her Face.

Between 1993 and 1995 Mr. Adès was Composer-in-Association with the Hallé Orchestra, which resulted in The Origin of the Harp (1994) and These Premises Are Alarmed. Other compositions include Asyla (1997, for the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra), Concentric Paths (2005, which led in its premiere at the Berliner Festspiele and the BBC Proms), and Tevot (2007, commissioned by the Berliner Philharmoniker and Carnegie Hall). His numerous honors have included the Grawemeyer Award, of which he is the youngest ever recipient.

 

 

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Christianne Stotijn

Mezzo-Soprano

Christianne Stotijn

Mezzo-Soprano

Christiane Stotijn

Mezzo-Soprano

Dutch mezzo-soprano Christianne Stotijn studied violin and voice at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam; after obtaining her solo violin diploma she continued her vocal studies with Udo Reinemann, Jard van Nes, and Dame Janet Baker. Her numerous awards include the ECHO Rising Stars Award 2005–06, the Borletti-Buitoni Trust Award in 2005, the Nederlands Muziekprijs in 2008, and being selected as a BBC New Generation Artist in 2007.

Bernard Haitink has had a profound influence on her career; Ms. Stotijn has performed under his direction with orchestras including Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw and the Boston, Chicago, and London symphony orchestras. She has also worked with Claudio Abbado, Ivan Fischer, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Andris Nelsons, Gustavo Dudamel, Mark Elder, and Jaap van Zweden, performing repertoire including Berlioz’s La Mort de Cléopâtre and Les Nuits d’été, Elgar’s Sea Pictures, Britten’s Phaedra, Musorgsky’s Songs and Dances of Death, Mahler’s Rückert Lieder and Kindertotenlieder, Peter Lieberson’s Neruda Songs, Henze’s Fünf neapolitanische Lieder, Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder, and Berg’s Seven Early Songs.

Ms. Stotijn also performs art song in recital and appears regularly on the operatic stage. She has participated in numerous World Premieres, including Michel van der Aa’s Spaces of Blank, jointly dedicated to Ms. Stotijn and Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in 2009. In 2013 she sang the World Premiere of Thomas Adès’s Totentanz at the BBC Proms.

Ms. Stotijn has released several recordings on Onyx, including the 2010 recording of Tchaikovsky songs (BBC Music Magazine Award); for MDG, she recorded Frank Martin’s Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke (2008 ECHO Klassik Award). Ms. Stotijn recently signed with Warner Classics and released her first album for them, If the Owl Calls Again, in November 2014.

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Mark Stone

Baritone

Mark Stone

Baritone

Mark Stone

Baritone

Baritone Mark Stone studied mathematics at King’s College, Cambridge, and singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. In concert he has sung Britten’s War Requiem at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala with the Orchestra Sinfonica di Milano Giuseppe Verdi led by Xian Zhang, and at Amsterdam’s Royal Concertgebouw with Jaap van Zweden; Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 with the Philharmonia Orchestra led by Lorin Maazel; Rossini’s William Tell at the BBC Proms with the Orchestra Sinfonica dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia led by Antonio Pappano; the title role in Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd with the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra; Vaughan Williams’s A Sea Symphony with the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra led by Roger Norrington; and Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius at Vienna’s Konzerthaus with James Judd. Recent operatic engagements include the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni (Hamburg Staatsoper and Deutsche Oper Berlin), as well as roles in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro (Hamburg and Cologne); J. Strauss II’s Die Fledermaus and Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore (Welsh National Opera); Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Opera North); Puccini’s Manon Lescaut (Leipzig); Handel’s Serse (Royal Swedish Opera); Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades, Lehár’s The Merry Widow, Weber’s Der Freischütz (Opéra de Montpellier); and Britten’s Gloriana (Royal Opera House, Covent Garden). His numerous appearances at English National Opera include the title role in Don Giovanni and roles in The Marriage of Figaro, Puccini’s La bohème, Rossini’s The Barber of Seville, Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci, John Adams’s Nixon in China, and Puccini’s Madama Butterfly. In the U.S. he has appeared in productions of Mozart’s The Magic Flute, Verdi’s Falstaff and La traviata, and the title role in Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi (Philadelphia Opera), as well as Mozart’s Così fan tutte (Santa Fe). In November he toured in the U.S. as the Ferryman in Netia Jones’s production of Britten’s Curlew River. These performances mark his New York Philharmonic debut.

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