15 Jun 2021
The Swedish Chamber Orchestra, one of the premiere chamber ensembles in the world, commissions a new work from composer Geoffrey Gordon - Fumée, a clarinet concerto for the 2022-23 concert season, to be paired with a new arrangement of the Debussy...
2 Jun 2021
Hong Kong Sinfonietta, one of Hong Kong’s flagship orchestras, commissions a new work from composer Geoffrey Gordon - Fumée, a clarinet concerto for the 2022-23 concert season, to be paired with a new arrangement of the Debussy Premiere Rhapsody....
1 Jun 2021
Uniarts Helsinki will live stream the European premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's song cycle, Winterleben, with horn soloist Tommi Hyytinen, mezzo soprano Niina Keitel and pianist Marko Hilpo, from the Helsinki Music Centre, Sibelius Academy, 7 June 2021.
17 Dec 2020
This is the world premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's Roman Rituals for solo horn, in a broadcast video performance by Ensemble Modern principal horn, Saar Berger, who commissioned the work in 2020.
8 Sep 2020
Gramophone reviews Cello Libris, Geoffrey Gordon's new CD on the BIS Records label, with the Copenhagen Philharmonic, Mogens Dahl Chamber Choir, conductor Lan Shui, cellist Toke Moldrup and pianist Steve Beck.
20 Aug 2020
Trumpet soloist Simon Höfele gives the world premiere performance of composer Geoffrey Gordon's He saith among the trumpets, inspired by the work of poet Alun Lewis - as part of the New Autumn concert series at Wigmore Hall, London, 22 September.
9 Jun 2020
The International Music Festival Koblenz 2020 will feature two world premieres by composer Geoffrey Gordon. Renowned German cellist Benedict Klöckner will present the world premiere performances of Nes qu'on porroit (for solo cello) and Aphrodite ...
28 May 2020
The St Paul Chamber Orchestra have commissioned a new work from composer Geoffrey Gordon for the 2021-2022 concert season! Fumee for Bb clarinet and chamber orchestra will feature soloist Sang Yoon Kim. Mr. Gordon's arrangement of Claude Debussy's...
24 May 2020
The European premiere of Geoffrey Gordon's chamber/vocal work, Winterleben, with horn soloist Tommi Hyytinen (Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra), soprano Niina Keitel and pianist Marko Hilpo, to be given at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland...
14 May 2020
Dazzling writing, intense and luxuriant harmony, passionate melody and defining sonic textures. Listen to these fabulous recordings of works by US/UK composer, Geoffrey Gordon.
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, commissioned to be part of the ASO's 2020-21 season! Featuring soloist Dimitri Mestdag and guest conductor Shiyeon Sung,...
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...
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Gordon: A Canticle in Shards
Gordon: Lux solis aeterna
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
Gordon: Prometheus: a concerto for bass clarinet and orchestra after Kafka

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