BMOP/sound's latest release collects all three collaborations between Spanish-born composer Carlos Surinach and iconic American choreographer Martha Graham. Featuring the world premiere orchestral recordings of Acrobats of God, The Owl and the Pussycat, and Embattled Garden, this disc is a snapshot of mid-century ballet music.
BMOP caps its quarter-century celebration with a trip to the historic Carnegie Hall to give the New York premieres of three BMOP-commissioned works. Reprising pieces by Andrew Norman, Lei Liang, and Lisa Bielawa—all originally written for, premiered and recorded by BMOP—this concert is a rare opportunity to hear BMOP perform works for a second time, and on the iconic Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. Tickets are on sale now. (Carnegie Hall photo by Jeff Goldberg / ESTO)
BMOP and Odyssey Opera present Tobias Picker’s powerful new opera Awakenings, based on the memoir by Dr. Oliver Sacks. Tickets are on sale now!
Anthony Davis interweaves Stravinsky- and Berg-like harmony with jazz idioms and improvisation to create a truly American opera with a monumental subject: Malcolm X. X: The Life and Times of Malcolm X tells the story of the twentieth century Civil Rights Movement icon with a stellar cast led by bass-baritone Davóne Tines and conductor Gil Rose, backed by the BMOP orchestra and Odyssey Opera Chorus.