Search Catalogue


Elliott Carter Centenary: Video Interview Podcast

Now Playing: High Quality 4:3 (480x360, 820kbps)
Play Medium Quality 4:3 (320x240, 400kbps)

Views: 22581

Elliott Carter Photo © Meredith Heuer Elliott Carter is internationally recognized as one of the leading American voices of the classical music tradition.

At 99 years old, he has created a body of more than 130 works, thirty of which were composed in the last ten years, and nine of which were composed in 2007 alone.

Twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, first composer to receive the United States National Medal of Arts, one of the few composers ever awarded Germany’s Ernst Von Siemens Music Prize, in 1988 made Commandeur dans l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the government of France, and one of the only living composers elected to the Classical Music Hall of Fame, Mr. Carter has much to celebrate.

The Carter Centenary will be feted internationally with performances in cities throughout the world -- including New York, Madrid, Turin, Amsterdam, Paris, Berlin, Tokyo, Vienna, and London -- with several of his new pieces receiving premieres even in his 100th year.

We went to Mr. Carter's home for an interview to see what he had to say about his life thus far.

Featured Clips

Michel van der Aa on Sunken Garden

Source: English National Opera

Views: 4616

Karl Jenkins on Karl Jenkins

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 45863

HK Gruber on HK Gruber

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 9915

Birtwistle on Birtwistle

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 20743

Benjamin Britten: War Requiem Documentary

Source: Britten-Pears Foundation

Views: 25578

FAQ | Contact Us | Links | About Us | Shop Directory | Careers | Terms of use | RSS Index