Kevin Puts: The Hours

Premiered at New York’s Metropolitan Opera in 2022 – with Joyce DiDonato, Renée Fleming and Kelli O’Hara as its stars – Kevin Puts’s The Hours was praised by The New York Times as “sincere and persuasive … fervent … and soaringly lyrical”.

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June 10, 2022

Letters for the Future

Time for Three's latest album titled “Letters for the Future” features world premiere recordings of Kevin Puts’s newly written Contact and Jennifer Higdon’s 2007 Concerto 4-3 — both recorded with the Philadelphia Orchestra and conductor Xian Zhang.

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October 19, 2018

Silent Night

A Putlizer Prize-winning opera that recounts the true story of a spontaneous cease-fire among Scottish, French and Germans during World War I, displaying versatility of style and cutting straight to the heart.

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August 12, 2016

Kevin Puts: Symphony No. 2 • Flute Concerto

Awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 2012, Kevin Puts now stands in the forefront of contemporary American composers. His powerfully conceived Symphony No. 2 is a musical illustration of the events of 9/11 and traces a movement from unsuspecting bliss and rhapsody through violent upheaval to a reflective e

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February 5, 2016


This album by the ensemble features the title track, Network, as the explosive album opener.

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June 3, 2015

Kevin Puts: Seascapes bcmf premieres

CD dedicated solely to the chamber works of Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts. Featuring performances by BCMF from its 2013/14 summer festivals (Rounds for Robin recorded in 2015) and produced by Grammy award winner Adam Abeshouse.

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October 9, 2013

Symphony No.4, "To Touch the Sky" and "If I Were a Swan"

Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Kevin Puts (b. 1972) is known for his distinctive and richly colored musical voice. Making their label début, Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra perform Puts' Symphony No. 4 ("From Mission San Juan"), inspired by Native American melodies.

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September 20, 2013

American Album

2013 Avie Cypress String Quartet

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October 19, 2012

The OPERA America Songbook

2013 OPERA America

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June 14, 2012

Take Six

2012 Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Miguel Harth-Bedoy, conductor

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September 29, 2011

The Making of a Medium Volume 19

2011 Crystal Records Verdehr Trio

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July 22, 2011

River of Light

Tim Fain has constructed an adventurous and exciting recital of American violin music. It takes in the concert version of Philip Glass' Einstein on the Beach-Fain "played the hell out of the piece", the composer says-as well as William Bolcom' nostalgic G.

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March 19, 2011

Alternating Current

2010 Tall Poppies Records Bernadette Harvey, piano

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January 21, 2011

Sound the Bells!

2011 Harmonia Mundi The Bay Brass

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December 30, 2010

American Portraits

2011 Cso Media Cincinnati Symphony Paavo Jarvi, conductor

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August 6, 2009

Violinguistics: American Voices

2009 Albany Records Scott Conklin, violin

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June 10, 2009

Against the Emptiness

2009 New Dynamic Records Timothy Jones, bass-baritone Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble; Kevin Noe, Conductor

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May 21, 2009

Millennium Canons

Comprising the University's most accomplished musicians, The University of Georgia Wind Ensemble commissions and premieres new compositions and performs other significant works from the wind band repertoire. From Holst' Hammersmith

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July 17, 2008


This is a disc that invites listeners to consider a new perspective on J.S. Bach's PARTITA IN D MINOR, by offering it the context of four new works by composers who looked to the past for inspiration.

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February 12, 2007

Antares, Eclipse

Innova 618 The Antares Ensemble

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February 12, 2007

The Ying Quartet Play Life Music

This was the first CD of The Ying Quartet's acclaimed Life Music series. LifeMusic is a series of commissions from established or emerging American composers, and each work draws on a different aspect of American life.

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February 1, 2007

Makoto Nakura, Ritual Protocol

Makoto Nakura is the first marimbist to win a Young Concert Artist's Award. He has made acclaimed recital debuts with the Y.C.A. series at New York's 92nd Street Y and Washington's Kennedy Center.

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January 2, 2007

Makoto Nakura, Ritual Protocol

Kleos Classics/Helicon Records KL5133 Yayoi Toda, Todd Palmer and Makoto Nakura

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The Miro Quartet Live!

2010 Longhorn Music Miro Quartet

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The Composer's Voice

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra Miguel Harth-Bedoya, Conductor Michael Shih, violin

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New Music from Bowling Green, Vol. IV

Xylem is a short, energetic piece that amplifies a microscopic world, creating perpetual motion punctuated by explosive bursts. It takes its name from the tissue made of long tubular open-ended cells that conducts water from the soil up to the various parts of plants.

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