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Rouse on Rouse

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A staple figure in contemporary composition, American composer Christopher Rouse has been performed by the world’s most esteemed ensembles. In this video, he talks about the beginnings of his love for music and the career that has catapulted him into the spotlight of the orchestral world. Discussing works from different periods of his life—and the many factors that have served as inspiration—Christopher Rouse reflects on the music that has defined him as a composer.

Directed and edited by Elena Primost.

Audio provided courtesy of:
BIS Records, Sweden (ROUSE: RaptureSymphony No. 2Flute ConcertoClarinet Concerto)
Deutsche Grammophon (PROKOFIEFF: Scythian Suite)
Naxos Records (PROKOFIEFF: Symphony No. 2)
Nonesuch Records (ROUSE: Symphony No. 1Phantasmata)
Sony Music Entertainment (ROUSE: Trombone ConcertoVioloncello Concerto)

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