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Thomas Adès - Sonata da Caccia (1993)
Thomas Adès is one of the darlings of British music. His name almost always appears in lists extolling living composers, especially if the list is published in English. By the time he was in his early twenties, his skills both as a pianist and as a composer had attracted the notice of major figures, and in 1997 (when Adès was twenty-six) Simon Rattle premiered his orchestral piece ”Asyla.” This work went on to win the Grawemeyer Award, making Adès the youngest composer ever to receive it.