Brian Elias

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Brian Elias (born 30 August 1948, Bombay, now Mumbai, India) is a British composer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Career highlights[edit]

  • 1965 - commenced informal composition studies with Elisabeth Lutyens.
  • 1984 - L’Eylah premiered at the BBC Proms.
  • 1989 - premiere of Five Songs to Poems by Irina Ratushinskaya.
  • 1993 - Olivier Award for Best New Dance Work for The Judas Tree.
  • 1999 - NVC video of The Judas Tree wins International Emmy Award for Performing Arts.
  • 2001 - The House that Jack Built premiered by the BBC Symphony Orchestra.

Works[edit]

  • L’Eylah (1983; orchestra)
  • Geranos (1984; chamber ensemble)
  • But When I Sleep ... for viola solo (1987)
  • Pythikos Nomos (1987-8; saxophone, piano)
  • Five Songs to Poems by Irina Ratushinskaya (1989; mezzo-soprano, orchestra)
  • The Judas Tree (1991; ballet)[1]
  • Laments (1998; mezzo-soprano, semi-chorus, orchestra)

Discography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kisselgoff, Anna (13 July 1994). "A Violent Drama In MacMillan Finale". The New York Times. p. 13. Retrieved 29 June 2011. 

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