NEC explores Carter’s music all through the years

The New England Conservatory features Elliott Carter.

Not to be left out of an unprecedented party, New England Conservatory has also been celebrating the 100th birthday of Elliott Carter with a wide-ranging festival of student and faculty performances, building in intensity this week. A lively program on Tuesday night in Jordan Hall featured the world premiere of the exuberantly clattering “Tintinnabulation,” commissioned by NEC for Frank Epstein and the school’s Percussion Ensemble.

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