Choir performed the Silver
Threads cycle a couple times
in Slovenia this fall. Photo of the transformative stage direction by
Had a fantastic time out in LA for the Brooklyn
Festival. Congrats to WildUp and the LA Phil for a great week! Was also
recently at EMPAC for the Albany Symphony's American
Music Festival--the Dogs
of Desire premiered my piece Serenade (which sets Zach Savich's
ludicrously good poem of the same name).
Here's a review.
Speaking of the Albany Symphony, New Music USA has
awarded Sleeping Giant a Music
grant to be in residence at the ASO for the next couple
years. Another exciting collaborative project for SG: we'll each be
writing a "micro-concerto" for the respective musicians in eighth
blackbird, to premiere in the 2014-15 season.
Mellissa Hughes shined in the performance of four
songs from my Silver Threads
cycle at (Le) Poisson Rouge. We had a great time on this double-bill
with songster Corey Dargel.
Times (scroll down halfway),
Yorker,Time Out NY, and the Village