- Journey (CP1919) is a new work by Max Richter, commissioned by the Aurora Orchestra. Part of Aurora’s Music of the Spheres, the piece will be performed in the dark and is inspired by the discovery of the first Pulsar star, CP1919, and uses rhythms governed by the same ratios used by the ancient astronomers to describe the orbits of the planets. Information on June 2019 performances in Bristol, Canterbury, Birmingham and London HERE.
Across 7 U.S. cities this October, Max Richter will perform with the American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) and Soprano Grace Davidson to premiere new material from his forthcoming album, as well as ‘From SLEEP’ (90 min. – concert performance version).
12 Oct. Royce Hall – Los Angeles, CA
13 Oct. Bing Concert Hall – Palo Alto, CA
14 Oct. Herbst Theater – San Francisco, CA
16 Oct. Moore Theatre – Seattle, WA
18 Oct. Moody Theater – Austin, TX
19 Oct. Harris Theater – Chicago, IL
20 Oct. Playstation Theater – NYC, NY
From Studio to Screen is an original mini-documentary, made in collaboration with the British Council, that charts the process a musician goes through to compose for film. FACT gets insights from Max Richter, Anna Meredith, Lustmord and Geoff Barrow & Ben Salisbury about their beginnings, their high points and their relationship with the global film industry. See the full feature HERE.
The Royal Opera House production of Woolf Works,featuring an original score by Max Richter and choreographed by Wayne McGregor will be performed at Milan’s Teatro alla Scala from 7 – 20 April, 2019. Information & tickets HERE.
Listen to the score HERE
Max Richter will be performing Memoryhouse and a double bill performance of INFRA & The Blue Notebooks at Sumida Triphony Hall in Tokyo, Japan as part of the Sumida Peace Memorial Music Festival in March 2019. Tickets HERE.
March 2 Recomposed: Vivaldi’s – The Four Seasons, w/ Daniel Hope. (Max Richter not performing)
March 5 Memoryhouse, w/ Mari Samuelsen, Kristjan Järvi, Grace Davidson and the New Japan Philharmonice Orchestra
March 9 INFRA & The Blue Notebooks, w/ ACME: American Contemporary Music Ensemble, Sarah Sutcliffe
Congratulations to Florian and the cast/crew of Never Look Away on the films two Oscar nominations for Best Foreign Film and Best Cinematography. More via NYTimes HERE.
Listen to the original score HERE.
Max Richter’s score for the film ‘Mary Queen of Scots’ directed by Josie Rourke is now available on vinyl from Deutsche Grammophon HERE.
Max and Director Josie Rourke speak about the musical themes and concepts behind the music for ‘Mary Queen of Scots’; in theaters across the US, and in the UK in January 2019.
Listen to the original score HERE
Max’s score to the crime-drama ‘White Boy Rick’ is now available on vinyl from Deutsche Grammophon HERE.
The score for the US crime-drama based on the true story of Richard Wershe Jr. starring Matthew McConaughey was reviewed as ‘an extraordinary work of artistic craft’ by The Line of Best Fit. and will premiere in theatres across the UK in early December 2018.
“Elena & Lila”, the main theme of the drama series from HBO scored by Max Richter is now available for download and streaming. Listen / Download here: HERE
To hear the new single and other music used in the series visit the Spotify & Apple Music playlist HERE