Max Richter Biography (Wikipedia)
Max Richter (born 22 March 1966) is a German-born British composer who has been an influential voice in post-minimalist composition and in the meeting of contemporary classical and alternative popular musical styles since the early 2000s. Richter is classically trained, having graduated in composition from the Royal Academy of Music and studied with Luciano Berio in Italy, and is also strongly influenced by punk and electronic music.
Richter is known for his prolific output, composing and recording his own music; writing for stage, opera, ballet and screen; producing and collaborating on the records of others; and collaborating with performance, installation and media artists. He has recorded seven solo albums and his music is widely used in cinema.
- Richter: Vivaldi Recomposedhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03xs80d.jpghttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03xs80d.jpg2016-04-21T14:36:00.000ZSarah shows how Max Richter recomposes one of Vivaldi’s most famous works to create a collaboration across the centuries.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03xpg9z
Richter: Vivaldi Recomposed
Max Richter Performances