Classical Music Review

Adams conducts Adams (and Carter) in exhilarating New World concert


John Adams, the nation’s preeminent living classical composer, brought his ebullient music and personality to Miami Beach for a concert with the New World Symphony, and there were a surprising number of empty seats at New World Center for a star of his wattage.

While this may be because of the contemporary program, few conductors or composers put on as entertaining and edifying a show as Adams. Still youthful and energetic at 65, he showed an easy rapport with the young musicians Saturday night.

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