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.
Richter also composes music for stage, opera, ballet and screen. He has also collaborated with other musicians, as well as with performance, installation and media artists. He has recorded eight solo albums and his music is widely used in cinema.
- Cerys with Max Richterhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04rt36h.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04rt36h.jpg2017-02-03T17:07:00.000ZCerys was joined by award-winning composer Max Richter, to talk about his approach to music and new release Three Worlds: Music from Woolf Works.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04rt39w
Cerys with Max Richter
- In Tune Sessions: Max Richter - Sleephttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03t5jct.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p03t5jct.jpg2016-05-05T16:13:00.000ZMax Richter and performs an extract from 'Sleep' with violinist Louisa Fuller and cellist Ian Burdge.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p03t5l3l
In Tune Sessions: Max Richter - Sleep
Max Richter Tracks
Past BBC Events
BBC SO 2013-14 Season: Memoryhouse: Max Richter
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