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On January 30, 2015, Michael Tilson Thomas and the New World Symphony premiere the third installment in Gordon's "city symphonies" for Miami, Florida, after Gotham (New York City) and Dystopia (Los Angeles).

Working in collaboration with filmmaker Bill Morrison, Gordon creates music with his own reflections for each city. Miami is special for Gordon -- it is his hometown.

 

David Lang is the composer-in-residence at Rotterdam's de Doelen center, with 11 concerts featuring Lang's music throughout the 2014/15 season:

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On September 17, Colin Currie reprises his performance of riSE and fLY at London's Southbank Centre, this time with conductor Ricardo Castro and the Youth Orchestra of Bahia.

Inspired by New York City street beats and the rhythms of American work song, Julia Wolfe's riSE and fLY is a dazzling work commissioned by the BBC Concert Orchestra for Colin Currie.

Borrowing the title from a chain gang work song, Wolfe's intention is to "take Colin to a new place and to bring something earthy and visceral to the orchestra – to break with formality and get down and dirty."

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