Month: March 2015

Post Classical Ensemble: “Iberian Mystics” (Morocco World News)

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On the eve of the Post Classical Ensemble’s “Iberian Mystics” concert, Elisabeth Myers of Morocco World News offered an in-depth glimpse into the program. Mysticism was the thematic focus and also included accompanying media images. Joe Horowitz (the group’s executive…

Kernis: A Bold New Step with the Nashville Symphony

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“I am delighted to again be working closely with the terrific Nashville Symphony in my new role as director of its [new] Composer Lab & Workshop.” And so, Aaron Jay Kernis announces his new partnership with the Nashville Symphony for…

Fain: On Being

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Tim Fain has been featured at WQXR’s Green Space several times. Here’s a clip from his appearance on Krista Tippett’s NPR show “On Being,” where he performed Bach’s monumental Chaconne for solo violin. View and listen here.

Kernis: New on Naxos

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New from Naxos: “Three Flavors” (8.559711), a recent portrait disc of Aaron Jay Kernis’ music: Three Flavors, Two Movements (with Bells), and “Ballad(e) out of the Blue(s)” (from Superstar Etude No. 3). Released as part of the American Classics series,…

Danielpour: Hampson @ Nashville


Here’s a behind-the-scenes shot from baritone Thomas Hampson’s recent appearance with Giancarlo Guerrero and the Nashville Symphony for the world premiere of War Songs, Richard Danielpour’s newest orchestral song cycle. The program also featured Danielpour’s earlier song cycle Songs of…

Bermel: Beyond Western Rhythm (Second Inversion)

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Before the Seattle Chamber Music Society’s premiere of Derek Bermel’s piano trio Death With Interruptions, Jill Kimball of Second Inversion met with him to chat about the work. Kimball related his story about traveling in Ghana and how he was…