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Nico Muhly

Sara Mohr-Pietsch, in conversation with Nico Muhly, presents a concert of his music and a piece by a composer he admires, Steve Reich. With Muhly's Step Team and Reich's City Life.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch, in conversation with Nico Muhly, presents a concert of his music and a piece by a composer he admires, Steve Reich.

Young firebrand New Yorker Nico Muhly is one of the most exciting and diverse composers around today. He has written and performed with major orchestras in the USA and UK, and collaborated with artists including
Björk and Sigur Rós.

Nico Muhly: Step Team (18:17)

Trad. arr. Muhly: Saro; You Better Mind (6:38)
Sam Amidon and Beth Orton (vocals)

Nico Muhly: By All Means (9:13)

Nico Muhly: The Only Tune (15:41)
Sam Amidon (vocals)

Steve Reich: City Life (14:14)

Britten Sinfonia conducted by Nicholas Collon and Nico Muhly.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sat 17 Apr 2010 22:30

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