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2008 | Classical Music

A new-music party 100 years in the making

Elliott Carter (foreground) with BSO music director James Levine (second from right) and Daniel Barenboim (right). Elliott Carter (foreground) with BSO music director James Levine (second from right) and Daniel Barenboim (right). (Michael j. lutch)
By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / December 28, 2008

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It was a big year for new music in Boston. At the center of it was an improbable figure, a 100-year-old composer of bracing modern music named Elliott Carter, but there were many other events that showed just how much life was pulsing from this niche within a niche. (Full article: 950 words)

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