Here’s a rarity – a one-star reviewAlbum Of The Week
From the Lebrecht Album of the Week:
Sometimes I listen to music as a public service: just so you don’t have to. The US composer John Luther Adams has a high reputation for ecologically descriptive music of meditative extrospection. His orchestral suite Become Ocean won a 2014 Pulitzer Prize and topped the classical charts for a couple of weeks. It got to the point that the world-famous Nixon in China composer John Adams had to go around telling people he was not that Adams.
Myself, I liked his suite. It occupied a vacant space somewhere between John Cage and Greta Thunberg…. I looked forward to what John Luther Adams might do next.
If this is it, I’m done….
Read on here.
In Czech here.
In The Critic.