A Dog’s Life — Daron Hagen’s film score commission

The Wintergreen Music Festival commissioned Daron Hagen to compose a new sixty-minute orchestral score for the silent Charlie Chaplin classic film, A Dog’s Life. The world premiere, scheduled for July 28, 2017, will be conducted by Festival Artistic Director Erin Freeman. A Dog’s Life (1918) is an American short silent film, starring writer and producer Charlie Chaplin. The… Read More A Dog’s Life — Daron Hagen’s film score commission

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!

Grant Park Music Festival & Fawzi Haimor – Kareem Roustom Premiere

Conductor Fawzi Haimor led the Grant Park Orchestra in a tour-de-force program featuring Haydn’s final symphony, London, Hindemith’s Symphonic Metamorphosis, and the Midwest premiere of Syrian-born composer Kareem Roustom‘s Ramal. The concert is scheduled for July 12, 2017. Fawzi Haimor recently completed his tenure as Resident Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, and is set… Read More Grant Park Music Festival & Fawzi Haimor – Kareem Roustom Premiere

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

Choral Arts Northwest premieres work by John David Earnest

  Esteemed conductor Robert Bode, led Choral Arts Northwest and Lee Thompson on piano, in the recent premiere of John David Earnest‘s Be Thou My Vision (Homage to a Beloved Hymn) for SATB Chorus and piano. The performances took place May 6-7, 2017 at Plymouth Congregational Church (Seattle, WA) and St. Thomas Episcopal Church (Medina, WA). Comprised of… Read More Choral Arts Northwest premieres work by John David Earnest