Nonesuch releases Pulitzer Prize–winning composer Steve Reich’s album Radio Rewrite on September 30, 2014. Co-commissioned for and recorded by Alarm Will Sound, the title piece references two songs by the English band Radiohead. Alan Pierson conducts this premiere recording of Radio Rewrite, which was composed in 2012.
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In September 2014, Steve Reich was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in Music from the Venice Biennale, an honor bestowed upon composers who have helped shape the musical landscape throughout their careers.
In June 2014, Steve Reich received the BBVA Foundation’s Frontiers of Knowledge Award. Based in Madrid, the BBVA Foundation offers awards aiming to promote scientific research and artistic creation, “in the conviction that science, culture and knowledge in its broadest sense hold the key to a better future for people.”
A few highlights of the major performances and tours of the music of Steve Reich in 2014.
A few highlights of the major performances and tours of the music of Steve Reich in 2013.
In May 2012, Steve Reich was awarded the Gold Medal in Music from the American Academy of Arts and Letters for his career achievements
Reviews of WTC 9/11 performed by the Kronos Quartet released by Nonesuch in September 2011.
Three new CDs released - Different Trains, The Desert Music/Three Movements, Kuniko Plays Reich.
A new DVD of Steve Reich with excerpts of live performances of Music for 18 Musicians, Tehillim, Different Trains, Proverb,Drumming-Part One, Clapping Music, It's Gonna Rain, Piano Phase, Pendulum Music, Sextet and the World Premiere of 2x5 performed around the world in Tokyo, Rome, New York, Manchester and Normandy. Euroarts 3058128
Double Sextet performed by Eighth Blackbird 2x5 performed by Bang on a Can released by Nonesuch in September 2010 on best of 2010 lists.