Misterioso for Koto & Cello (World Premiere) — Daron Hagen

World premiere by Duo YUMENO of the newly-commissioned work “Misterioso” in the “Song of Heike” cycle of duos. Internationally acclaimed Duo YUMENO premiered Daron Hagen‘s third work in the multi-year, four-part Songs of Helke cycle of duos for koto and violoncello commissioned from the composer. Performances include: April 1, 2017 (Washington D.C.) April 30, 2017 (Chicago, IL) May… Read More Misterioso for Koto & Cello (World Premiere) — Daron Hagen

John David Earnest – Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival commission & premiere

John David Earnest‘s Commedia Gallery (2011) for flute, harp, and viola was both commissioned and premiered by the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival. The performance took place June 10, 2017. Founded in 2007 by Artistic Director, Timothy Christie, the Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival (WWCMF) is held in the rolling landscape of vineyards and farmland of Walla… Read More John David Earnest – Walla Walla Chamber Music Festival commission & premiere

Daron Hagen leads workshop at fresh inc

Daron Hagen was a guest expert at the fresh inc festival via skype. He discussed his work Orson Rehearsed. June 12, 2017. Daron Hagen led an interactive workshop to help composer participants redefine their artistic visions. A description of Orson Rehearsed, his new “post-genre interdisciplinary prestidigitation” for singer-instrumentalist-actors will serve as the starting point of the… Read More Daron Hagen leads workshop at fresh inc

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