Celebrating the 100th anniversary of his birth, Harold Shapero: Orchestral Works collects five pieces by Boston composer Harold Shapero. The works on this disc span from 1945–1960, early in Shapero's career, including a rare recording of his Serenade in D for String Orchestra. Pianist Vivian Choi joins BMOP on Partita in C.
Concert halls may still be closed but BMOP/sound has new music to keep things interesting. Eric Nathan: the space of a door frames a body of work that spans eight years (2008-2016), displaying the Providence-based composer's varied interests and inspirations, and exemplifies BMOP’s commitment to championing the works of young composers.
In 2015, BMOP and Odyssey Opera presented Gunther Schuller's fantastical operatic retelling of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale The Fisherman and His Wife. Now you can enjoy this opera from the comfort of your home on BMOP/sound's 70th CD release. With a libretto by John Updike, what more could you wish with a wish?
Immerse yourself in new music from BMOP/sound and composer David Felder on the first release of 2020: Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux. Taking its title from a poem by René Daumal, translated as "The Four Cardinal Times", and incorporating works from Daumal and three other poets, Felder's large-scale song cycle is composed for 40 musicians, two solo voices, and 12 channels of surround-sound electronics. Soloists Laura Aikin and Ethan Herschenfeld join BMOP for this sophisticated electro-acoustic work.