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Max Richter (Composer)

Born: 22nd March 1966, Hamelin, Germany

Nationality: German, English

Max Richter is a German-born British composer and pianist. He works within postminimalism and in the meeting of contemporary classical and alternative popular musical styles. Richter is classically trained, having graduated in composition from the Royal Academy of Music in London, and studied with Luciano Berio in Italy.

Richter arranges, performs, and composes music for stage, opera, ballet and screen. He has collaborated with other musicians, as well as with performance, installation and media artists.

Further Reading: Richter, Max

 Interview, Nicholas Collon on Music of the Spheres

Aurora Orchestra's Principal Conductor talks to Katherine about their debut recording on Deutsche Grammophon, featuring music by Mozart, Thomas Adès, Max Richter, Dowland/Nico Muhly and David Bowie.

 Interview, Fenella Humphreys on Max Richter

The British violinist talks to Katherine about her new recording of The Four Seasons Recomposed, out this Friday on Rubicon.

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