Calidore String Quartet’s Babel is one of the year’s best albums; Sarah Kirkland Snider’s Mass for the Endangered offers an unsettling and beautifully direct rethinking of the traditional Roman liturgy; for John Luther Adams fans – and the Adams-curious – Become Trilogy is a must.
John Luther Adams
Why do such a high number of significant contemporary composers hail from Iceland?
Feel free to disagree, add to them, come up with your own list, etc. Above all, enjoy!