For Calendars: Medee by Darius Milhaud
, September 18 & 19, 7:30pm | Lab Theater, 700 1st St.
There's an uneasy, updated soundtrack by Yo La Tengo, but you can also still watch with the original score by Darius Milhaud
I walked with Darius Milhaud
, when the French composer was resident in California," he says at one point.
They will have a pianist with them tomorrow when they perform a varied programme of music by Verdi, Anton Reicha, Darius Milhaud
, Paul Patterson, Gilbert Vinter, Malcolm Arnold, Gyorgy Ligeti and Norman Hallam from 7.
Three years later his scenario for another ballet, Le boeuf sur le toit (performed in England as The Nothing Doing Bar), with music by Darius Milhaud
, confirmed his position in the avant-grade.
They are Ernest Bloch (1880-1959), Mario-Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895-1968) and Darius Milhaud
John Harle, one of the world's leading saxophonists, noted for his collaborations with artists as diverse as Evelyn Glennie, Herbie Hancock and the Brodsky Quartet joins the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic in Debussy's exotic and rarely played Rapsodie pour Orchestre et Saxophone and the virtuosic, cabaret-style Scaramouche for Saxophone and Orchestra by Darius Milhaud
Chabrier's one-act operetta, Une education manquee, with additional music by Darius Milhaud
, is a slight confection that takes place on the wedding night of a pair of newly-weds unversed in the intricacies of sex.
Some get hooked on Mahler, Sibelius, Wagner, and so forth--but how many have listened to the delightful music of Darius Milhaud
Balanchine cut his teeth in this climate of Afro-Euro cultural exchange (as did Pablo Picasso, Darius Milhaud
, Helen Tamiris, and so many others).
But he was to take his music very seriously,at one time studying under classical avant garde composer Darius Milhaud
He inspired many, including the Communist anticlerical filmmaker, Pier Paolo Pasolini, who dedicated his film, The Gospel According to Matthew, to him, and the composer, Darius Milhaud
, who made a choral symphony of some of his works.
A student of Darius Milhaud
, he is one of the acknowledged pioneers in the field of electronic music and an innovator in works involving instruments and other media, including interactive computer music systems.
The range of music represented on the disc is broad enough to include even a polka by Darius Milhaud
from Renoir's Madame Bovary (1933).
The 160-year-old campus, highly regarded for its academic and artistic accomplishments, honors two of its most groundbreaking figures: legendary composer and former Professor of Music John Cage and Darius Milhaud
Professor of Composition Pauline Oliveros.