Steve Reich

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House music: Flora Willson's watching and listening highlights
Our critic enjoys a masterly, socially distanced first night of the Proms, a new series by Opera North made to listen as you walk and a striking Met performance by Lise Davidsen

Flora Willson

31, Aug, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Home listening: Tchaikovsky, Babajanian and Debussy
An outstanding disc of piano trios from Gluzman, Moser and Sudbin, a world premiere Debussy recording from the Hallé, and Steve Reich at MoMA

Stephen Pritchard

03, Nov, 2019 @5:30 AM

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The week in classical: The Mask of Orpheus; Reich/Richter – review
Harrison Birtwistle’s monumental early opera is revived in an epic tussle between myth, meaning, the lustrous and the lurid

Fiona Maddocks

26, Oct, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Reich/Richter review – two artists with the power to disrupt time and space
An ever-shifting new composition by Steve Reich is set to a Rorschach-like new film by Gerhard Richter, with wonderfully disorientating, hypnotic results

John Lewis

24, Oct, 2019 @11:05 AM

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The best classical music works of the 21st century
Over the coming week, the Guardian will select the greatest culture since 2000, carefully compiled by critics and editors. We begin with a countdown of defining classical music compositions, from X-rated opera to high-tech string quartets

Andrew Clements, Fiona Maddocks. John Lewis, Kate Molleson, Tom Service, Erica Jeal and Tim Ashley

12, Sep, 2019 @4:20 PM

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Sandbox Percussion / Astrid review – virtuosos bring the fun of the fairground
Vale of Glamorgan festival celebrates its 50th with mesmerising performances on wine glasses, electronic inventions and a Dutch street organ named Astrid

Rian Evans

22, May, 2019 @5:37 PM

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Hold on to your hard hats: New York's $475m Shed throws open its doors
The escalators need fixing and there’s no bar – but the show must go on, as stars from Ben Whishaw to Steve McQueen open NYC’s first major new arts venue for decades

Alex Needham

08, Apr, 2019 @4:10 PM

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The week in classical: Akhnaten; Music for 18 Musicians; Britten Sinfonia; LSO/Gardiner – review
Minimalism becomes spectacle in ENO’s entrancing Philip Glass revival, while many hands make hypnotically light work of Steve Reich

Fiona Maddocks

17, Feb, 2019 @8:00 AM

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LSO/Järvi review – incoherent and self-regarding; even Reich's premiere fails
A programme of new works was consistent only in how it disappointed, with Järvi’s own overlong composition particularly trying

Andrew Clements

02, Dec, 2018 @4:13 PM

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Concrete Dreams: new show celebrates Southbank's history of performance
Exclusive: exhibition looks back on London cultural centre’s legacy through 50 years of archive material

Chris Wiegand

09, Apr, 2018 @3:33 PM

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Adventures in motion and pitches: how minimalism shook up classical music
Conductor Charles Hazlewood on the sounds that sparked a cultural revolution and redrew musical boundaries

Charles Hazlewood

02, Mar, 2018 @2:05 PM

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Reich: Pulse/Quartet CD review – pitch perfect performances

Andrew Clements

15, Feb, 2018 @2:47 PM

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