(1960 - )
‘Each of Benjamin’s orchestral works… is a miraculously crafted masterpiece, often the result of years of planning and sketching…’
'… one of the most formidable composers of his generation…'
The New York Times
'… one of the greatest musicians of our time…'
'… one bows down before such a great musician…'
Please click here to download this beautiful book on George Benjamin, with regard to his Roche commission, 'Duet' for piano and orchestra performed at the Lucerne Festival in 2008.
The book includes interviews with the composer, plus excerpts of manuscript and images.
News & Reviews
George Benjamin's much acclaimed 'Written on Skin' has won the South Bank Sky Arts award for Opera. Read more
Congratulations are in order for George Benjamin whose opera 'Written on Skin' took the Académie Charles Cros’ prestigious ‘Grand Prix’ for contemporary music this year. Read more