Recorded live at their 2012 premieres, Mason Bates’ Alternative Energy and Anna Clyne’s Night Ferry are united on the newest release from CSO Resound. Both works were commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and premiered under the baton of CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti.

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    Producer: David Frost
    Recording engineer: Christopher Willis
    Editing and mixing: David Frost
    Mastering engineer: Tim Martyn


    Riccardo Muti Conducts Mason Bates and Anna Clyne - excerpts



    Anna Clyne on ‘The Lost Thought’

    Set for three female voices and chamber ensemble, The Lost Thought is the second in a collection of five poems by Emily Dickinson intended for a multi-disciplinary evening. This complete cycle is be...

    Mason Bates on ‘String Band’

    Mason Bates STRING BAND (2002) Duration: 11 minutes Instrumentation: Cello, violin, piano Commissioned by Young Concert Artists, Inc Premiered by the Claremont Trio in 2002 at Weill Recital Ha...

    Mason Bates on ‘Carbide & Carbon’

    Written for eight cellos, "Carbide & Carbon" was inspired in part by Sofia Gubaidulina’s Labyrinth. The work, which received its world premiere in December, also happens to reference the name of c...

    Mason Bates on ‘Difficult Bamboo’

    Mason Bates on Difficult Bamboo, performed at MusicNOW on June 3, 2013 (MusicNOW commission, world premiere). Duration: 20 minutes Instrumentation: Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Piano, and Per...

    Bicket conducts Bach, Anna Clyne and Stravinsky

    Anna Clyne, CSO Mead composer-in-residence, wrote Prince of Clouds for her violinist friend Jennifer Koh (pictured above) and Koh’s teacher at the Curtis Institute, Jaime Laredo. They premiere this...