A compelling third opera from John Adams

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‘Familiarity makes the heart grow fonder of John Adams’s third opera, and also more fearful of its almost unbearable tension in the musical countdown to the ‘two billion dollar experiment’ testing the atomic bomb in Los Alamos.’ 

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John Adams

Doctor Atomic

Gerald Finley, Julia Bullock, Brindley Sherratt; BBC Singers; BBC Symphony Orchestra/John Adams

Nonesuch 7559793107   157:00 mins (2 discs)

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