eighth blackbird tours Hand Eye in its 2015-16 season
(photo credit: Krista Schlueter)
I had an exciting and fulfilling time out in L.A. for
the premiere of Ripple the Sky,
on L.A.'s first 21c
installment at Disney Hall. Hoping to make a recording of the piece
with Theo Bleckmann soon.
Things have been busy for Sleeping Giant. We recently
two New York premieres of big projects--Hand Eye
for eighth blackbird and Ash
for cellist Ashley Bathgate. Here's a Times
article that discusses both and our collective in general; and
here's a review
of the Hand Eye show at
Carnegie. It was a blast to see the output of the work we've all done!
Check the "events" page for more performances of each piece.
I've received a grant
from Chamber Music America to work with Mobius Percussion. Excited
to have my first percussion quartet be for these guys!
I recently finished a piece in two parts for The Living Earth Show, which
will be part of their evening-length ballet "Do Be." They've
played each part a few times now, but the premiere of the full ballet
arrives in August 2016--in the meantime, check out this crazy promo
Silver Threads was
Angle last April.
Choir performed Stabat
Mater Dolorosa as part of their show Toxic Psalms on the 2015 Prototype Festival in New
York. The Slovenian group had previously performed my work a bunch
abroad, and it was a thrill to finally get to hear them live. See the New