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Max Richter (Composer)

Born: 22nd March 1966, Hamelin, Germany

Nationality: German, English

Max Richter is a German-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, and studied with Luciano Berio in Italy.

Richter also composes music for stage, opera, ballet and screen. He has also collaborated with other musicians, as well as with performance, installation and media artists. He has recorded eight solo albums, and his music is widely used in cinema.

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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