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7 Apr 2020
Fanfare magazine interviews composer Geoffrey Gordon about his new CD, Cello Libris, released on the BIS label on April 3, 2020...and music critic Colin Clarke awards a five star review of the disc, calling it "a magnificent offering".
12 Mar 2020
The Antwerp Symphony announces the world premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's new concerto for English horn and orchestra, Mad Song, part of the ASO's 2020-21 season! Featuring soloist Dimitri Mestdag and guest conductor Shiyeon Sung, the new work will ...
7 Feb 2020
Cello Libris, the new CD on the BIS label featuring three major cello works from composer Geoffrey Gordon, is due for release on 3 April 2020. This press release has more information....
20 Dec 2019
This programme takes as its starting point the famous 8-part Crucifixus setting by the Italian composer Antonio Lotti, but also includes the more developed 10-part setting before concluding with the richly elaborate 16-part setting by Antonio Cald...
24 Sep 2019
Composer Geoffrey Gordon has been selected as a finalist for the Krzysztof Penderecki International Composers Competition Award. His score, Gotham News, will be performed by the Radom Chamber Orchestra on 29 November as part of the finalists conce...
22 Aug 2019
Geoffrey Gordon's chamber work, Harmonie, after a text by Karl Marx (for soprano and solo cello), is included on a new release from Coviello Classics, featuring the world renowned Birmingham Contemporary Music Group....
24 Jul 2019
The National Taiwan Symphony Orchestra will give the Asian premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's Concerto for Cello and Orchestra, after the Thomas Mann novel, Doktor Faustus, with soloist Toke Moldrup and guest conductor, Yao-Yu Wu, 10 and 11 April 2020 ...
4 May 2019
The last event associated with the Merz Prize in music composition, awarded to composer Geoffrey Gordon in 2018-19, takes place later this month in Sicily, where the world premiere of his new double string quartet, after Paul ÉLUARD's landmark sur...
19 Apr 2019
The Minnesota Orchestra will give the US premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's new work, Prometheus, later this month. Meet the composer, and learn more about his work....
9 Apr 2019
The Minnesota Orchestra performance of Geoffrey Gordon's new bass clarinet concerto, Prometheus, will be broadcast by Minnesota Public Radio, on Friday, 25 April, 2019, with soloist Tim Zavadil and conductor Osmo Vanska. Prometheus was co-commissi...
19 Mar 2019
The Orchestre Symphonique de Québec announce their 2019-20 concert season which will include the world premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's orchestral work, PUCK - fleeing from the dawn, on a program with Beethoven and Mendelssohn, on 9 October, from the...
24 Jan 2019
Geoffrey Gordon's new chamber work, Cosmic Inflation and the End of the Dark Ages, commissioned by the Curie Institute in Paris, will premiere at the Salle Cortot, on 12 March 2019, in a performance featuring members of the Orchestre Philharmoniq...
2 Jan 2019
Soloist Laurent Ben Slimane discusses Geoffrey Gordon's new bass clarinet concerto, Prometheus, which he will premiere later this month with the Philharmonia Orchestra and conductor Martyn Brabbins, at Royal Festival Hall in London.
16 Aug 2018
Composer Geoffrey Gordon has been named a prize winner in the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group's Wilde Lieder Marx.Music competition. Gordon's Harmonie, a setting of an early, romantic text by political theorist Karl Marx, will premiere in Marx...
14 Jun 2018
This is an excerpt from the world premiere performance of Geoffrey Gordon's Ode to a Nightingale, a setting of the John Keats poem for mixed choir and solo cello, featuring the Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir and cellist Toke Moldrup. The performance to...
21 May 2018
The Muse-IC Project, founded by the "University Paris Sciences et Letters" and hosted by the Institut Curie, with the cooperation of the CNSM (Conservatory of Paris), commissions composer Geoffrey Gordon to write a new chamber work inspired by re...
6 May 2018
"Geoffrey Gordon’s Saint Blue, inspired by two Kandinsky paintings ('All Saints 1' and 'In Blue', well worth a web search), is by far the best work on this engaging disc; a taut and exhilarating single movement concerto, wonderfully played by solo...
5 Feb 2018
The Philharmonia Orchestra and guest conductor Martyn Brabbins will give the world premiere performances of composer Geoffrey Gordon's Prometheus, a concerto for bass clarinet and orchestra, commissioned for the Philharmonia Orchestra's own solois...
27 Jan 2018
Two new works by composer Geoffrey Gordon will premiere on a program at the Arnold Schönberg Center in Vienna on March 16, 2018. The recital, which will also include songs by Schönberg, will feature baritone Tobias Greehalgh, mezzo Natalia Kawalek...
8 Aug 2017
Simon Desbruslais returns to disc on Signum, with pianist Clare Hammond and the English String Orchestra, with an album that continues to expand the repertoire of the trumpet even further, with four new commissions for trumpet, piano and String Or...
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Gordon: A Canticle in Shards
Gordon: Lux solis aeterna
Gordon: wrecked angels
Gordon: Bright White Smooth
Gordon: Fancywork
Gordon: La tristesse durera toujours
Gordon: Ink on Paper
Gordon: Shock Diamonds
Gordon: Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Cello
Gordon: Meditation and Allegro for Viola and Chamber Ensemble
Gordon: Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra
Gordon: Abaciscus (for string quartet)
Gordon: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra (after Thomas Mann's Doktor Faustus)
Gordon: Duo Sonata
Gordon: Winterleben
Gordon: FATHOMS: Five Impressions of Shakespeare's The Tempest (with Prelude) for cello and piano
Gordon: Crucifixus (for SSAATTBB and solo cello)
Gordon: PUCK - fleeing from the dawn

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