About this playlist
John Adams is one of the most important and prolific composers of the last 50 years. Not only are several of his works among the most performed by a living composer worldwide, but his skill in opera writing has done nothing less than help define what an opera can be in our time. As if that weren't enough, the brightest and best instrumentalists in the world queue up to commission new concertos from him. Explore the diverse, vibrant and evocative music of John Adams in this playlist.