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Thomas Ades – Colette (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2018) [Official Digital Download 24bit/44,1kHz]

Thomas Adès – Colette (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (2018)
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time – 40:17 minutes | 394 MB | Genre: Soundtrack
Studio Master, Official Digital Download  | Front Cover | © Lakeshore Records

Thomas Adès was born in London in 1971. His compositions include two operas, Powder Her Face (Cheltenham Festival/Almeida Theatre, London, 1995), and The Tempest (Royal Opera, Covent Garden, 2004). Other orchestral works include Asyla (CBSO, 1997), Tevot (Berlin Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall, 2007), Polaris (New World Symphony, Miami 2011), Violin Concerto Concentric Paths (Berliner Festspiele and London Proms, 2005), In Seven Days (Piano concerto with moving image – LA Philharmonic and RFH London 2008), and Totentanz for mezzo-soprano, baritone and orchestra (London Proms, 2013).

Chamber works include the string quartets Arcadiana (1993) and The Four Quarters (2011), Piano Quintet (2001), and Lieux retrouvés for cello and piano (2010). Solo piano works include Darknesse Visible (1992), Traced Overhead (1996), and Three Mazurkas (2010). Choral works include The Fayrfax Carol (King’s College, Cambridge 1997), America: a Prophecy (New York Philharmonic, 1999) and January Writ (Temple Church, London 2000).

From 1999 to 2008 he was Artistic Director of the Aldeburgh Festival.

As a conductor he appears regularly with, among others, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Boston Symphony, London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Concertgebouw, Melbourne and Sydney Symphonies, BBC Symphony, and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. As an opera conductor he has conducted The Rake’s Progress at the Royal Opera, London and the Zürich Opera, and last Autumn made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera New York conducting The Tempest. He will conduct this production of The Tempest at the Vienna Staatsoper in 2015 with the Vienna Philharmonic.

Future plans include Totentanz with the Boston and Chicago Symphonies and the Los Angeles and New York Philharmonics.

Recent piano engagements include solo recitals at Carnegie Hall (Stern Auditorium), New York and the Barbican in London, and concerto appearances with the New York Philharmonic.

Prizes include: Grawemeyer Award for Asyla (1999); Royal Philharmonic Society large-scale composition awards for Asyla, The Tempest and Tevot; Ernst von Siemens Composers’ prize for Arcadiana; British Composer Award for The Four Quarters; and Best Opera Grammy and Diapason d’or de l’année (Paris) for The Tempest. He coaches Piano and Chamber Music annually at the International Musicians Seminar, Prussia Cove.

01 – Snow Globe
02 – Willy’s Arrival
03 – Valse Du Salon
04 – Willy Finds the Manuscripts
05 – Etching Montage
06 – The Lake
07 – These are the Copses
08 – Septet in E Flat Major Op65 IV (Saint Saens)
09 – Claudine A L’Ecole Print
10 – Claudine A Paris
11 – Arrival at the Theatre
12 – Dream of Egypt
13 – Anger by the Seine
14 – Polaire’s Arrival
15 – Jules Colette Burial
16 – Gnossienne No 1 Lent (Satie)
17 – Lost Your Touch
18 – Still Need Your Headmaster
19 – Missy and Colette
20 – Claudines Are Everywhere
21 – Arabesque (Debussy)
22 – Colette Is Free
23 – Flesh
24 – La Vagabonde
25 – Colette’s Journey
26 – Colette


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