Composer Spotlight: Thomas Adès

February 23, 2018, 10:00 pm

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Since his early teens, Thomas Adès has been a commanding figure in the world of classical music as a triple threat pianist, conductor and composer.  We talk with him about his career including his work at, among others, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw, Melbourne and Sydney Symphonies, BBC Symphony, and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.


Chamber Symphony, by Thomas Adès
Birmingham Contemporary Music Group; Thomas Adès, conductor

Living Toys, by Thomas Adès
London Symphonietta

Violin Concerto: Concentric Paths, by Thomas Adès
Anthony Marwood, violin; Chamber Orchestra of Europe; Thomas Adès, conductor

Asyla, by Thomas Adès
London Symphony Orchestra; Thomas Adès, conductor

Tevot, by Thomas Adès
Berliner Philharmoniker; Sir Simon Rattle, conductor