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A Different 'Gospel'

GIUSEPPE PENNISI explores the
mesmerising aural world of John Adams

 

On 15 October 2018, I commented on the inauguration of the 2018-2019 symphonic season of the National Santa Cecilia Academy with Leonard Bernstein's West Side Story. I stressed that it was 'a turning point' because modern American music was entering a concert hall almost entirely dedicated to 'classical' music of the eighteenth and nineteenth century. The 'turning point' was fully confirmed on 2 November, the first of three evenings, when the program featured John Adams' oratorio-opera The Gospel According to the Other Mary for its Italian premiere...

Copyright © 7 November 2018 Giuseppe Pennisi,
Rome, Italy

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JOHN ADAMS

ROME

ITALY

VOCAL MUSIC

CHORAL MUSIC

ORCHESTRAL MUSIC

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