This is a great time to be a Max Richter fan. The neoclassical composer will be revisiting his previous works in a brief upcoming U.S. tour this March.
The full line-up for the Big Ears Festival, the eclectic, avant-guard music festival in Tennessee, has been announced. Notable acts include Laurie Anderson, Ben Frost, Jamie xx, Swans, Perfume Genius, Bryce Dessner of The National and Wilco’s Nels Cline. Max Richter will also be performing with the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra with Kronos Quartet serving as the festival’s artists-in-residence
British violinist Daniel Hope tells the story of the exceptionally long gestation period of his latest solo album, 'Spheres.'
Daniel Hope, violin soloist of Max Richter's 'Vivaldi Recomposed,' talks about his initial adverse reaction to the idea of rewriting Vivaldi, and how Richter's imaginative version thoroughly won him over.
Close your eyes. Pretend it isn't raining (though it is at the place and time of writing, here well after the official first day of spring in New York). And listen up, as Max Richter, Daniel Hope and Vivaldi usher in the latest spring on record.