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Hallelujah Junction: Composing an American Life

John Adams
In conversation with Deborah Borda, President, LA Philharmonic Association
Thursday, May 14, 2009
01:16:11
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Episode Summary
One of America's most performed and admired composers, Adams (Nixon in China, Doctor Atomic) helped shape the landscape of contemporary classical music. His new memoir reveals the inner workings of his creative process and illuminates the recent history of music-making.

Participant(s) Bio
One of America's most admired and respected composers, John Adams was born and raised in New England and educated at Harvard. He taught for ten years at the San Francisco Conservatory and was composer-in-residence at the San Francisco Symphony.


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