Follow, PoetDeutsche Grammophon
Universal Music Classics releases a new album on the Deutsche Grammophon imprint of works by Mohammed Fairouz titled Follow, Poet, marking the composer's debut on the Yellow Label, and the first release in Universal Music Classics' Return to Language series. Produced by David Frost, the album includes the elegiac song cycle Audenesque sung by mezzo soprano Kate Lindsey, and the ballet Sadat. Both works feature the New York City chamber orchestra Ensemble LPR conducted by Evan Rogister.
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World premiere of new Mohammed Fairouz piece dazzles at Carenegie Hall / The National
It's a chilly night in New York City, the 36-hour-old snow yet to thaw in Central Park. Mohammed Fairouz puts down an icy drink and continues to talk, unravelling giddying monologue of literary references, political opinions and personal sleights which sound a markedly conspicuous note in the generically dim-lit lobby that surrounds him. The Emirati composer should probably be celebrating – thi...