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Michael Nyman

  • Composer


Michael Nyman press reviews

Even for a man often credited with being the first to talk of minimalism in music, more than 40 years ago, a Proms debut couldn’t help but be a high-pressure enterprise. That Michael Nyman is the best-known British minimalist composer only intensified the sense of expectation – he had, after all, had to wait a long time for his own Prom. Nevertheless,But in the late-night slot on Tuesday, Britain’s best-known minimalist composer and his band seemed anything but nervous.

- Financial Times
Breathtaking, Epic, Nostalgic.
So the giant of music behind the arthouse silver screen has come to Australia. Fresh from the Queensland Music Festival on a stopover in Sydney, Michael Nyman brought excerpts of his life’s soundtrack and band with him.

- The Australian