TO THE STARS | Ad Astra

‘To The Stars’ is the first single from the forthcoming soundtrack to Brad Pitt’s eagerly-anticipated new movie, AD ASTRA. The track is released today via Deutsche Grammophon, to coincide with the film’s release in cinemas. Listen HERE.

A sci-fi thriller set in the future, AD ASTRA stars Brad Pitt as an elite astronaut who travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his missing father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. His journey will uncover secrets that challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos. More info on the film HERE.

VOYAGER: Essential Max Richter | Pre-Order

Now available for pre-order HERE.
On October 04, 2019, Deutsche Grammophon will release VOYAGER: ESSENTIAL MAX RICHTER. The 33-track collection will be available as a double CD and e-album and contains work from across Richter’s vast catalogue, including studio albums such as 2004’s acclaimed The Blue Notebooks (described by Pitchfork as “one of the most affecting and universal contemporary classical records in recent memory”), 2012’s Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi – The Four Seasons, performed by award-winning British violinist Daniel Hope and Berlin’s renowned Konzerthaus Kammerorchester; and 2015’s ground-breaking, eight-and-a-half-hour magnum opus, SLEEP. Two previously unreleased bonus tracks from Sleep are also included in this new edition.

GERMANY | Nov. 2019

 

Max Richter returns to Germany with three special performances in November 2019. Joined by an ensemble and Soprano Grace Davidson, Richter will perform music from The Leftovers, as well as the abridged 90 min. concert version of his ‘lullaby for a frenetic world’ ; ‘SLEEP.’  Performances at Hamburg’s Laieszhalle, Frankfurt’s Alte Oper, and the Tonhalle in Düsseldorf.

JOURNEY (CP1919) | Performed by Aurora Orchestra

  1. 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.

USA TOUR | October 2019

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

 

 

 

 

FACT Magazine | From Studio to Screen

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.