#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
2:02

Norbert Moret: En Rêve, I
BSO/Seiji Ozawa
DG 431626
7:11

Thea Musgrave: Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra (excerpt)
LSO/Norman del Mar
Lyrita 253
14:01

John Psathas: Matre’s Dance
Philip Smith, p.; Evelyn Glennie, perc.
RCA 47629
9:28

Sofia Gubaidulina: Offertorium (excerpt)
BSO/Dutoit; Gidon Kremer, v.
DG 289479
10:23

David Rakowski: Etude, Book 2 No. 14, Martler
Amy Briggs, p.
Bridge 9121
2:28

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