Dreamachine by Michael Daugherty CD | Reviews

A selection of reviews on Dreamachine by Michael Daugherty. The CD is now available to purchase here 

Dreamachine by Michael Daugherty CD review by James Manheim| Read full review here 

“…success may be due to the presence of Dame Evelyn Glennie in the 2014 percussion concerto Dreamachine; Glennie is not quite the presence on recordings that she was in her RCA heyday, but manifestly from the evidence here she has not lost a step at all. Daugherty, not typically known as a composer of virtuoso music hitherto, writes splendid parts for all three soloists in these concertos, but Glennie’s is breathtaking…”

Dreamachine by Michael Daugherty CD review by Gapplegate Classical-Modern Music Review | Read full review here 

“…Percussion virtuoso Dame Evelyn Glennie is put through a demanding and rewarding set of multi-percussion challenges. The interaction of solo and orchestra is perhaps a kind of translation into sound of the mutually of inventor and invention as against the teaming social whole in which they flourish…”

 

Dreamachine by Michael Daugherty CD review by Viviana Guzman | Read full review here 

“This ambitious album featuring the works of Michael Daugherty with flutist, Amy Porter, percussionist, Dame Evelyn Glennie and tuba player, Carol Jantsch, with the Albany Symphony and conducted by David Alan Miller, is said to be meant to explore “the relationships between machines, humanity and nature…”

 

Dreamachine by Michael Daugherty CD review by Dan Morgan | Read full review here

“…As its conjoined title implies, Dreamachine is about fusions; in fact, Glennie’s marvellous marimba playing in Da Vinci’s Wings is itself a hybrid, of forensic detail and undoubted feeling…”

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