National Symphony Orchestra chamber ensemble: Oliver Knussen, conductor; Brad Lubman, conductor
Sunday, May 10, 2009, 7:30 PM

Conductors Oliver Knussen and Brad Lubman lead a chamber ensemble of NSO musicians as part of CrossCurrents: Contemporary Music Week. The program includes Knussen's Requiem - Songs for Sue featuring soprano Elizabeth Keusch.

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"No figure in British contemporary music is more respected than Oliver Knussenā€¦ every piece makes its point perfectly and shows Knussen's mastery of his musical language and influences."
--The Guardian

Oliver Knussen and Brad Lubman conduct a chamber ensemble of NSO musicians. The program features British composer Knussen's Requiem--Songs for Sue with soprano Elizabeth Keusch, as well as Mark-Anthony Turnage's Dark Crossing, Sean Shepherd's Metamorphoses, Augusta Read Thomas's Carillon Sky, and Julian Anderson's Alhambra Fantasy. Part of CrossCurrents: Contemporary Music Week.

Program and Notes

Mark-Anthony Turnage
Dark Crossing
Oliver Knussen
Requiem - Songs for Sue
John Sheppard
Metamorphoses
Augusta Read Thomas
Carillon Sky
Julian Anderson
Alhambra Fantasy

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