John Adams’ Development as a Composer Can Be Charted in String Music

By Thomas May In the contemporary music world, writing opera tends to generate the sexiest headlines and, at least temporarily, to garner more widespread attention. Not that there’s been any lack of that when it comes to John Adams. But it’s somehow fitting that the grand climax of this year’s celebrations marking his 70th birthday … Continue reading John Adams’ Development as a Composer Can Be Charted in String Music