Alarm will sound

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Published on: 24 April 2007


Alarm Will Sound is a 20-member band committed to innovative performances and recordings of today’s music. Musical Artists-in-Residence at Dickinson College, they have established a reputation for performing demanding music with energetic virtuosity. Their performances have been described as “equal parts exuberance, nonchalance, and virtuosity” by the London Financial Times and as “a triumph of ensemble playing” by the San Francisco Chronicle. The New York Times says Alarm Will Sound is “the future of classical music.”
The versatility of Alarm Will Sound allows it to take on music from a wide variety of styles. Its repertoire ranges from European to American works, from the arch-modernist to the pop-influenced. The group fosters close relationships with contemporary composers, premiering pieces by Steve Reich, David Lang, Anthony Gatto, Cenk Ergün, Aaron Jay Kernis, Michael Gordon, Augusta Read Thomas, Stefan Freund, and Wolfgang Rihm.

Alarm will sound è un’eclettica formazione americana di 20 membri, il cui repertorio spazia da Ligeti, Reich, Rihm ad Ives, passando per il jazz, fino all’arrangiamento di Aphex Twin.
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