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Bryce Dessner

Publisher: Chester Music

 Bryce Dessner is without doubt one of the most exciting contemporary composers working anywhere in the world today. We welcome his daring, his passion and his unique creative vision to the Yellow Label Mark Wilkinson, President Deutsche Grammophon
Key Works:
Career Highlights:
  • 2014 Deutsche Grammophon release a recording of Dessner orchestral works, conducted by AndrĂ© de Ridder and performed by the Copenhagen Philharmonic
  • 2013 release of acclaimed chamber music album, 'Aheym' with Kronos Quartet
  • 2012 performance of The Long Count at The Barbican, London
  • 2012 commissioned by Amsterdam Sinfonietta, Scottish Ensemble, Norwegian Chamber Orchestra and Copenhagen Philharmonic to compose Lachrimae
  • 2010 O Shut Your Eyes Against The Wind commissioned by Bang On A Can All-stars
  • 2009 commissioned by Kronos Quartet to write work for Steve Reich's 75th birthday
  • 2006 founded MusicNow Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2005 release of acclaimed album 'Alligator' with The National