BRYCE DESSNER: CONCERTO & "DREAM HOUSE QUARTET"

BRYCE DESSNER: CONCERTO &

“Dessner is an important composer with a developed technique and an intense emotional voice. He continues today as a major voice of his generation.” 
[Steve Reich, 2018]
 
Haven for two guitars and two pianos, was performed first in 2019:
Philharmonie de Paris (7th April), Auditorium de Lyon (8th), Barbican, London (9th) and Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg (10th).
 
USA TOUR
 
Washington (United States)
November 11 2021, 19:00, November 12 2021, 11:30, November 13 2021, 20:00
National Symphony Orchestra
Juanjo Mena conductor
Kennedy Center
 
Columbus, Ohio (United States)
November 16 2021, 20:00
Mershon Auditorium
 
Cleveland (United States)
November 26 2021, 19:30, November 27 2021, 20:00
The Cleveland Orchestra
Gustavo Gimeno conductor
Severance Hall

 






Dessner is exactly the kind of composer who personifies what might be next for classical music. 
Mark Swed, 
Los Angeles Times


In 2013, French pianists Katia & Marielle Labèque recorded ‘Minimalist Dream House’, a double album celebrating the works of minimal music pioneers and their successors.

Katia & Marielle Labèque together with Bryce Dessner ( member and founder of The National) and David Chalmin ( La Terre Invisible) present now a new version for two pianos and two guitars with new works by  Timo Andres  Bryce Dessner and David Chalmin. 





Press / Media                                 

A French Piano Duo Meets An Indie-rock Guitarist, And An Enduring Friendship Is Formed
09/11/2021

A French Piano Duo Meets An Indie-rock Guitarist, And An Enduring Friendship Is Formed

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Cleveland Orchestra, guests serve up perfect portions on Thanksgiving weekend program
27/11/2021

Cleveland Orchestra, Guests Serve Up Perfect Portions On Thanksgiving Weekend Program

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‘You never leave Ohio’: Bryce Dessner talks upcoming Cleveland Orchestra shows in Q&A
24/11/2021

‘You Never Leave Ohio’: Bryce Dessner Talks Upcoming Cleveland Orchestra Shows In Q&A

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Minimalist Dream House review – Thom Yorke joins Labèques for flamboyant, FX-infused miniatures
10/04/2019

Minimalist Dream House Review – Thom Yorke Joins Labèques For Flamboyant, FX-infused Miniatures

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EL CHAN (Deutsche Grammophon) Album and Concerts Reviews
03/09/2019

EL CHAN (Deutsche Grammophon) Album And Concerts Reviews

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DESSNER El Chan. Concerto for 2 Pianos
22/07/2019

DESSNER El Chan. Concerto For 2 Pianos

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LE MINIMALISME RÉJOUISSANT DE DESSNER ET DES SŒURS LABÈQUE
02/06/2019

LE MINIMALISME RÉJOUISSANT DE DESSNER ET DES SŒURS LABÈQUE

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With 'El Chan', Bryce Dessner Moves Way Beyond the National
19/04/2019

With 'El Chan', Bryce Dessner Moves Way Beyond The National

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Stereoboard.com | Bryce Dessner - El Chan (Album Review)
24/04/2019

Stereoboard.com | Bryce Dessner - El Chan (Album Review)

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Under the radar Magazine - Review
10/04/2019

Under The Radar Magazine - Review

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Videos                                 

video by Jonathan McCallum

video by Orchestre de Paris (backstage)




Releases                                 

El Chan (2019)

El Chan