Monthly Archives: September 2011

Clap Your Hands

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Instant Classic

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The Washington Post

“Mason Bates, 30 years old…knows how to command an orchestra just as well as he does his touchpad. Bates’s Liquid Interface, a National Symphony commission that received its world premiere last night, surpassed in sheer sonic beauty even the works … Continue reading

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Mason Bates: Digital Loom

Antares, Biava Quartet, Chanticleer, Isabelle Demers & Mason Bates

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The Los Angeles Times

“Be it mixing trip-hop and funk at a club or writing a symphonic or chamber work, composer Mason Bates is getting noticed for his straddling of classical music and electronica. … Young, Juilliard-trained and already celebrated, he’s become a fixture … Continue reading

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2011-12: What Lies Ahead

My idyllic summer of composing, cocoon–like, in Northern California is now beginning to morph, taking flight in a gratifyingly busy season of concerts around the country. Here’s a quick flyover: Two large works will be premiered, one commissioned by Riccardo … Continue reading

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