The Emerging Art of Choral Theater: #twitterlieder by James Eakin

“Is this growing trend a gimmick? Or a glimpse of the future? Choral music making is all about the sound, not what you see on stage.” In a recent article from Chorus America, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus’ performance and premiere of James Eakin’s #twitterlieder was highlighted in an examination of choral-theater, a developing trend… Read More The Emerging Art of Choral Theater: #twitterlieder by James Eakin

Dante Fragments for Soprano, Violin, & Piano (Premiere) — Daron Hagen

Soprano Adelaide Muir Trombetta, violinist Domenico Luca Trombetta, & piano premiered three new setting by Daron Hagen of texts from Dante Alleghieri’s Divine Comedy to benefit the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. June 4, 2017. Commissioned for the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Salon, the Dante Fragments for soprano, violin, and piano are… Read More Dante Fragments for Soprano, Violin, & Piano (Premiere) — Daron Hagen

Chimera Waltzes at Red Lodge Music Festival – John David Earnest 

The Red Lodge Music Festival featured John David Earnest‘s Chimera Waltzes written for flute/bass flute, clarinet, and piano in a concert June 3, 2017. The performance highlighted the musicianship of the Scott/Garrison Duo (Shannon Scott, clarinet, Leonard Garrison, flute) along with Melissa Loehnig Simons on piano. The Red Lodge Music Festival marked its 54th season. Located… Read More Chimera Waltzes at Red Lodge Music Festival – John David Earnest 

Music of the Spheres, Capitol Hill Chorale premiere — Kevin Siegfried

On June 3 & 4, the Capitol Hill Chorale’s 2016-2017 season ended with a celestial-themed program featuring the premiere of Music of the Spheres by Kevin Siegfried. Also on the program are works of Vincenzo Galilei (father of Galileo Galilei), William Herschel, Samuel Barber, and Gustav Holst. Music of the Spheres is a five-movement work for… Read More Music of the Spheres, Capitol Hill Chorale premiere — Kevin Siegfried