George Benjamin

Biography

Born: January 31, 1960; London, England  
Benjamin began composing at the age of nine. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Messian and at Cambridge with Goehr. His orchestral piece =Ringed by the Flat Horizen= (1980) brought him early recognition. His reputation has grown with his continuing efforts, including =A Mind of Winter= (1981) for soprano and small orchestra and =At First= (1982), a piece for chamber ensemble. Benjamin began composing at the age of nine. He studied at the Paris Conservatoire with Messian and at Cambridge with Goehr. His orchestral piece =Ringed by the Flat Horizen= (1980) brought him early recognition. His reputation has grown with his continuing efforts, including =A Mind of Winter= (1981) for soprano and small orchestra and =At First= (1982), a piece for chamber ensemble. Read less
Benjamin: A Mind Of Winter, Etc / Benjamin, Elder, Et Al
Release Date: 04/11/2000   Label: Nimbus  
Catalog: 5643   Number of Discs: 1
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Benjamin, Boulez, Harvey / Benjamin, London Sinfonietta
Release Date: 08/15/2005   Label: Nimbus  
Catalog: 5167   Number of Discs: 1
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George Benjamin: Written On Skin
Release Date: 07/09/2013   Label: Nimbus  
Catalog: 5885   Number of Discs: 2
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