Fanfare Magazine reviews Revelations, music of Su Lian Tan

All reviews were reprinted by permission of Fanfare Magazine.  Let’s be clear from the off: Wants List material. Malaysian-born in 1966, Su Lian Tan has a uniquely expressive voice. My colleague Barnaby Rayfield, interviewing Tan in Fanfare 34:4, waxed lyrical about Tan’s achievements (FTCL, or Fellow of Trinity College, London, by age 17; postgraduate degrees… Read More Fanfare Magazine reviews Revelations, music of Su Lian Tan

World Premiere at Wintergreen Music Festival — Daron Hagen

Wintergreen Summer Music Academy faculty members violoncellist Sarah Kapps and pianist Peter Marshall will give the world premiere Daron Hagen‘s Sonata for Cello and Piano as part of the 2017 Wintergreen Music Festival. The performance is scheduled for July 27, 2017. To learn more about the concert, click here. Cellist Sarah Kapps has an active and diverse… Read More World Premiere at Wintergreen Music Festival — Daron Hagen

Telos Trio performs commissioned work by Gwyneth Walker – Equality Now!

The Telos Trio hosted a concert titled “Equality Now: Celebrating the New York State Centennial of Women’s Suffrage” in Seneca Falls, NY. The highlight of the concert was Gwyneth Walker‘s Equality Now!, commissioned and premiered by the ensemble. The lively work is a celebration of the first Women’s Rights Convention held in Seneca Falls in 1848.  The six-movement… Read More Telos Trio performs commissioned work by Gwyneth Walker – Equality Now!

Kareem Roustom’s work for solo clarinet & electronics to receive European premiere: Pierre Boulez Saal

Fellow composers and clarinetists Jörg Widmann and Kinan Azmeh will lead audiences on a musical journey of discovery through three centuries, in a program that will include works from three continents by Mozart, Stravinsky, Poulenc, Elliot Carter, Steve Reich, Solhi al-Wadi, and Kareem Roustom, as well as Widmann and Azmeh. Kareem Roustom‘s A Muffled Scream for… Read More Kareem Roustom’s work for solo clarinet & electronics to receive European premiere: Pierre Boulez Saal

Consonance-Dissonance: ACLU Fundraising Concert includes work by Kareem Roustom

Kareem Roustom‘s Buhur for clarinet and string trio will receive its West Cost Premiere in a benefit concert and exhibit in Los Angeles, CA scheduled for June 21, 2017. The program will also feature music of Golijov, Palestrina, Shostakovich, and Villa-Lobos in an eclectic program alongside a painting exhibit by Guy Walker. All proceeds raised will be… Read More Consonance-Dissonance: ACLU Fundraising Concert includes work by Kareem Roustom

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