A decade on from the release of his mesmerizing Recomposed album, trailblazing composer Max Richter returns to the sound world of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. Recorded with violinist Elena Urioste and the musicians of Chineke! Orchestra, The New Four Seasons sees Richter create a new version of his Recomposed score for period instruments – using gut strings and vintage synthesizers to create a “grittier, more punk rock sound.” The new album will be released by Deutsche Grammophon on June 10, 2022, preceded by taster tracks including ‘Spring 1’ which is out today (listen below)

Released in summer 2012, Richter’s genre-defining recomposition of a Baroque masterpiece topped the classical charts in 22 countries. // Continue to the full article

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