Getting to know Goehr
10th August 2010
Today (10 August) we wish Alexander Goehr a very happy birthday, and to celebrate we’ve compiled a list of resources to help you get to know Goehr online. Happy surfing!
Goehr’s Wikipedia page:
Website of Schott, Goehr’s publisher:
Recordings, production photos, programmes and press clippings from Goehr’s stage works:
- Arden Must Die (includes documentary, with video footage of the opera)
- Music Theatre Triptych
- Behold the Sun
- Kantan and Damask Drum
Pages to visit for fun:
- BBC Proms archive (list of Goehr’s pieces featured at the Proms over the years)
- Interactive music map (click on “Alexander Goehr” to see his connections with other composers)
- Facebook’s Community Page on Alexander Goehr (be one of the first to “like” this new page)
And finally, we just have to direct you to a great resource with all the information you’ll need about Goehr’s latest project, his final opera, Promised End.