Crucial Listening #20: Julia Wolfe

PHOTO BY PETER SERLING

Glacial orchestras, floaty head voices, critique among friends. The New York composer discusses three important albums.

Julia’s picks:

1) John Luther Adams – Become Ocean
2) Caroline Shaw – Partita For 8 Voices
3) David Lang – Little Match Girl Passion

Keep up to date with Julia Wolfe on her website. Tones, Drones & Arpeggios: The Magic Of Minimalism airs on BBC4 on Friday 2nd March 2018 at 9pm GMT.