20 Feb 2012

Brett Dean (b 1961)

From Composer of the Week, 7:15 pm on 20 February 2012

Viola Photo: Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Composer and viola player Brett Dean spent many years playing with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.

But in 2000 he returned to his native Australia to concentrate on composition.

Matthew Crawford caught up with him at his house in Melbourne.

Music Details:

DEAN: Viola Concerto (BIS CD 1696)
HINDEMITH: Der Schwanendreher (CPO 999 492)
DEAN: Twelve Angry Men (BIS CD 1696)
DEAN: Ariel’s Music (ABC Classics 456 678)
DEAN: The Lost Art of Letter Writing (RNZ)
DEAN: No te escaparas, from Three Caprichos after Goya (Naxos 8.570949)
DEAN: Beggars and Angels (ABC 476 160)
DEAN: Bliss (ABC)


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