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John Scofield (guitar), Peter Erskine (drums), Martin Robertson (saxes)
Ensemble Modern, Peter Rundel
The title comes from a painting by Francis Bacon, while the music ranges widely in its references and allusions. A decade on, Blood on theFloor remains Turnage's magnum 'fusion' opus.
With a... — More…
A Conducted Tour by Sir Simon Rattle. Volume 7 - Threads
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle
Quentin Hayes (Eddy), Fiona Kimm (Wife, Doreen, Waitress 1, Sphinx 2), Helen Charnock (Mum, Waitress 2, Sphinx 1), Richard Suart (Dad, Café Manager, Chief of Police)
The Almeida Ensemble, conducted by Steven Berkoff. Directed by Peter Maniura and Jonathan Moore. Play written by Steven Berkoff.
Here's the classic TV production of Turnage's seminal opera which presents the Oedipus myth within the degradation of Thatcher's Britain. Witty, disturbing and lyrical, it has lost none of its... — More…
Eva-Maria Westbroek (Anna Nicole), Alan Oke (Old Man Marshall), Gerald Finley (The Lawyer Stern), Susan Bickley (Virgie), Jeremy White (Daddy Hogan), Loré Lixenberg (Cousin Shelley), Peter Hoare (Larry King)
Royal Opera House, Antonio Pappano, Richard Jones
a slick satire on the superficiality of American popular culture...Eva-Maria Westbroek gives a gutsy central performance — More…