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Lang: Prisoner of the State / Zweden, New York Philharmonic


Release Date: 06/26/2020 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 003210702  
Composer:  David Lang
Conductor:  Jaap van Zweden
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Called "a dark, seething and engrossing work" and "a high point of Mr. Van Zweden's first season as music director" by The New York Times, the world premiere of David Lang's opera prisoner of the state concluded Music of Conscience, the New York Philharmonic's 2019 exploration of the ways in which composers have used music to respond to the social and political issues of their times. Continuing it's partnership with the New York Philharmonic, Decca Gold releases the world premiere recording. Called "a dark, seething and engrossing work" and "a high point of Mr. Van Zweden's first season as music director" by The New York Times, the world premiere of David Lang's opera prisoner of the state concluded Music of Conscience, the New York Philharmonic's 2019 exploration of the ways in which composers have used music to respond to the social and political issues of their times. Continuing it's partnership with the New York Philharmonic, Decca Gold releases the world premiere recording. Read less

Works on This Recording

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Prisoner of the State by David Lang
Conductor:  Jaap van Zweden
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2019; United States 

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