Nonesuch Records released Silver Threads last April.
News from the West: I'm thrilled to have received a
commission from the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association to write a
work for Theo Bleckmann and
strings, with new text by Greg Alan Brownderville. The piece will
premiere at Disney Hall in April 2016, as part of L.A.'s first 21c
installment, and will include some video
projections by me. I can't wait to work with Theo and Greg on this.
More news from the West: My video Alla stagion dei fior will screen
concert at Disney Hall this May.
Charleston's got it going on: Ashley Bathgate will be
performing Arches several
times at this year's Spoleto festival, and the Living Earth Show will
also be performing Pasturing II there.
The Sleeping Giant / eighth blackbird collaboration
is in high gear! We've all finished our music, and the full work will
premiere at the Great
Lakes Chamber Music Festival at the end of June,
followed by a flurry of performances in the 2015-16 season.
In other Sleeping Giant news, we're about to premiere
our evening of songs for Theo Bleckmann and the Albany Symphony's Dogs
Oh back to the West again! Ashley Bathgate recorded Arches for
Classical King FM's show "Second Inversion" in Seattle. I really enjoy
watching her do a bang-up job with it. Here's the video:
Silver Threads was
end-of-the-year love from NewMusicBox
we had a couple great performances of the cycle at Portland's 3rd Angle in April.
Choir performed Stabat
Mater Dolorosa as part of their show Toxic Psalms on the 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
I recently finished a pieces for The Living Earth
show, which will be part of their evening-length ballet "Do Be."
With funding from New Music
USA and the Metropolis Ensemble, monster cellist Ashley Bathgate has
commissioned Sleeping Giant to compose a work connected to the Bach
More info here.