Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Carter on Carter

In an interview with Stuart Isacoff in The Wall Street Journal, Elliott Carter, the patriarch of American composers, who turns 100 on Dec. 11, discusses a rigorous compositional style that has earned him great respect but, until recently, not much love:

Another profile of Carter, from Matthew Guerrieri in The Boston Globe:

The New York Times' Daniel J. Wakin reports on Carter's centenary concert at Carnegie Hall: