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PUTS: Sym. No. 2; River’s Rush;, Flute Concerto – Peabody Sym./Alsop – Naxos

PUTS: Sym. No. 2; River’s Rush;, Flute Concerto – Peabody Sym./Alsop – Naxos

EVIN PUTS: Symphony No. 2; River’s Rush; Flute Concerto – Adam Walker, flute;/ Peabody Sym. /Marin Alsop – Naxos American Classics 8.559794 TT:56:36 (8/12/16) ****: Puts works are moving and the composer is worth keeping your eye and ears on. Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for the opera Silent Night, Kevin Puts is surely one of the up and coming composers of his generation. His work has been commissioned and performed by leading orchestras in the United States and abroad, including the New York Philharmonic, the Tonhalle Orchestër (Zurich), the symphony orchestras of Baltimore, Cincinnati, Detroit, Atlanta, Colorado, Houston, Fort Worth, Utah, St. Louis, the Boston Pops, and the Minnesota Orchestra, which commissioned his Sinfonia Concertante, and by leading chamber ensembles such as the Mirò Quartet, the Eroica Trio, eighth blackbird, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. This album gives us Puts’ emotional Symphony No. 2, performed by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra and conductor Marin Alsop. The album will also include Puts’ Flute Concerto, featuring the London Symphony Orchestra’s celebrated principal flutist Adam Walker, and Puts’ toccata for orchestra River’s Rush. The Symphony No. 2 reflects Puts’ impressions of the changes brought […]