Epic Orchestra - New Sound of Classical NDR Radiophilharmonie, Ben Palmer & Michael England

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Album Veröffentlichung:
2020

HRA-Veröffentlichung:
14.02.2020

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  • Hans Zimmer (b. 1957):
  • 1The Blue Planet03:13
  • Hans Zimmer & Alex Gibson (b. 1974):
  • 2Interstellar Cornfield Chase02:08
  • Chilly Gonzales (b. 1972):
  • 3Advantage Points03:44
  • Howard Shore (b. 1946):
  • 4The Lord of the Rings: The Council of Elrond "Aniron" (Theme for Aragorn and Arwen)04:24
  • Karl Jenkins (b. 1944):
  • 5Adiemus04:03
  • 6Palladio: I. Allegretto03:49
  • Alexandre Desplat (b. 1961):
  • 7The Imitation Game02:38
  • Ramin Djawadi (b. 1974):
  • 8A Lannister Always Pays His Debts02:55
  • Ennio Morricone (b. 1928):
  • 9Once Upon a Time in the West03:24
  • Philip Glass (b. 1937):
  • 10String Quartet No. 3, "Mishima": VI. Mishima / Closing02:58
  • Johannes Motschmann (b. 1978):
  • 11Tristia für Streichorchester05:25
  • Vladimir Martynov (b. 1946):
  • 12Come In!: IV. Movement05:34
  • Max Richter (b. 1966):
  • 13The Four Seasons Recomposed: Spring I02:38
  • Ludovico Einaudi (b. 1955):
  • 14I giorni: Andante06:08
  • Total Runtime53:01

Info zu Epic Orchestra - New Sound of Classical

Außergewöhnliches Klangerlebnis: Die bekanntesten Werke der größten lebenden Komponisten erstmals in ihrer gesamten akustischen Fülle und als epische Klangreise mit Orchester und herausragenden Solisten. "Epic Orchestra - New Sound of Classical" ist eine epische Klangreise mit Orchester. Die NDR Radiophilharmonie hat einige der bekanntesten Werke der größten lebenden Komponisten in einer zusammenhängenden Klangreise verbunden. In einer überaus aufwendigen Produktion mit herausragenden Solisten, Chor und jeder denkbaren Erweiterung des Orchesters erscheinen die Meisterwerke dieser Komponisten erstmals in ihrer gesamten akustischen Fülle. Mit über 90 Mikrophonen lotet "Epic Orchestra" die Möglichkeiten des akustischen Orchesterklangs aus - ganz ohne Midi- und Synthesizerunterstützung - und erschafft ein Kaleidoskop der Klänge, von intimer Kammerbesetzung, wie bei "Mishima - Closing", bis zum gigantischen Orchesteraufbau mit mehreren Orgel- und Pianostimmen bei "Interstellar". Komponisten: Hans Zimmer, Ramin Djawadi, Alexandre Desplat, Ennio Morricone, Howard Shore, Philip Glass, Max Richter, Karl Jenkins, Vladimir Martynov, Johannes Motschmann, Chilly Gonzales and Ludovico Einaudi. Solisten: Cameron Carpenter, Eldbjørg Hemsing, Sebastian Knauer, Olga Peretyatko, Johanna Röhrig, Rahel Senn, The Modern String Quintet, Vokalensemble Pop-Up NDR Radiophilharmonie mit Ben Palmer, Michael England

Olga Peretyatko, Sopran
Cameron Carpenter, Orgel
Eldbjørg Hemsing, Violine
Johanna Röhrig, Violine
Rahel Senn, Klavier
Sebastian Knauer, Klavier
The Modern String Quintet
The Modern String
Vokalensemble Pop-Up
NDR Radiophilharmonie
Michael England, Dirigent
Ben Palmer, Dirigent




Ben Palmer
is Chief Conductor of the Deutsche Philharmonie Merck in Darmstadt, and Founder and Artistic Director of Covent Garden Sinfonia, one of London’s most dynamic and versatile chamber orchestras. As a guest conductor he works regularly with the Hallé, BBC Singers, the Orchestra of Opera North, and Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Other recent engagements include the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, London Mozart Players, NDR Radiophilharmonie, Deutsches Kammerorchester Berlin, and Sinfonietta de Lausanne. In the 2019/20 season he will conduct the Hong Kong Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic and Heidelberger Sinfoniker for the first time, and return to the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, St Petersburg Symphony Orchestra, Deutsches Filmorchester Babelsberg, Pilsen Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, and Czech National Symphony Orchestra.

Ben Palmer is one of Europe’s foremost specialists in conducting live to film. His repertoire includes the Star Wars trilogy, Jurassic Park, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws, Home Alone, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Back to the Future, Casino Royale, Beauty and the Beast (2017), The Pink Panther, Under the Skin, Psycho and Casablanca. He is also an experienced conductor of silent films such as Metropolis, The Snowman and The Gold Rush, and gave the world premieres of Neil Brand’s scores for The Lodger and Oliver Twist. Highlights of 2019/20 include The Lodger at the closing concert of Le Giornate del Cinema Muto (the world-famous Pordenone Silent Film Festival), Skyfall with the Hallé, and a return to the Royal Albert Hall for E.T. and Brassed Off.

2019 sees the release of recordings with Covent Garden Sinfonia (Max Richter, Peteris Vasks and Arvo Pärt with violinist Fenella Humphreys), the Deutsche Philharmonie Merck (a live disc of film music) and, for Sony Germany, the NDR Radiophilharmonie. Other recordings include an acclaimed disc of Antonio Lotti with chamber choir The Syred Consort, selected as BBC Radio 3 Record Review’s “Disc of the Week”, and chosen as one of Presto Classical’s Top Ten Recordings of 2016.

A trumpeter and composer by training, he studied music at the University of Birmingham, graduating with first class honours in 2003. He stayed on at Birmingham to complete an MPhil in composition, before moving to London in 2005 to study composition at the Royal Academy of Music. From 2011-16 he worked as assistant conductor to Sir Roger Norrington, and has twice acted as rehearsal conductor for Bernard Haitink, as well as assisting Paul McCreesh with the Gabrieli Consort & Players. In addition to his work as a conductor, he is sought after as a composer, arranger and orchestrator. In 2017 he was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM), and is more than three quarters of the way through his lifetime ambition to conduct all 107 Haydn symphonies.

Michael England
was born in Colchester and went on to study at Huddersfield University. Since then he has embarked on a highly successful career as a conductor, composer and musical director.

Orchestral credits include The Philharmonia (at Buckingham Palace), BBC Concert, Royal Philharmonic Concert, City of Birmingham Symphony, Royal Scottish National, the Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Orchestra of Shanghai Opera House, Shanghai Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, Stockholm Sinfonietta, Slovenia Radio Symphony Orchestra (also televised) the Nederlands Balletorkest and the Bangkok Symphony Orchestra.

Within Musical Theatre he has conducted the West End productions of The Phantom of the Opera; Les Misérables, The Producers, The Pajama Game, Jerry Springer - The Opera (also screened on BBC TV) and Monty Python's Spamalot. In addition to this he was conductor for the world première concert version of Evita, (NSO) held at Hylands Park, with an audience of 14,000.

He has worked as an accompanist in London, Paris, Sydney and New York and has been Musical Director for Tony Award winner Liliane Montevecchi; Olivier Award winner Ruthie Henshall; and for John Barrowman.

Michael has composed music for film, TV, theatre and ballet, as well as writing arrangements performed at both the London Palladium and Drury Lane.

He wrote and conducted orchestrations for Ruthie Henshall's album, Pilgrim as well as orchestrating the world première production of Pure Imagination, the European première of The Ballad of Little Jo, the acclaimed production of Company, Judy & Liza (UK tour), and The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes.

In April 2007 he helped set a new world record in Trafalgar Square for ‘The Worlds Largest Coconut Orchestra’ conducting an ensemble of 5,877 people!



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