#156 Composer Champions

Where would Gustav Mahler be without the incredible support of Leonard Bernstein?  Bach without the support of Mendelssohn?  

Being championed by a famous performer or conductor is an incredible leg up to the career of many composers.  Who are the modern day composer champions, and whose work are they promoting?

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

James Newton Howard: 133… At Least
Hilary Hahn, v.; Cory Smithe, p.
DG 001910302

Norbert Moret: En Rêve, I
BSO/Seiji Ozawa
DG 431626

Thea Musgrave: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra (excerpt)
LSO/Norman del Mar
Lyrita 253

John Psathas: Matre’s Dance
Philip Smith, p.; Evelyn Glennie, perc.
RCA 47629

Sofia Gubaidulina: Offertorium (excerpt)
BSO/Dutoit; Gidon Kremer, v.
DG 289479

David Rakowski: Etude, Book 2 No. 14, Martler
Amy Briggs, p.
Bridge 9121

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