COMPOSERS & THE VOICE: C&V alumni making news (and music, of course)
In addition to Mikael, Zach, and Sara's music featured this weekend at OPERAtion Brooklyn, the alumni of Composers & the Voice continue to be featured in concerts and festivals, and gather awards, fellowships, and residencies. Here are just some of the recent highlights.
- Gregory Spears's AOP-developed Paul's Case premieres at UrbanArias in April.
- Vivian Fung's Violin Concerto nominated for a 2013 Juno Award for "Classical Composition of the Year"
- Raymond J. Lustig's Latency Canons premieres in American Composers Orchestra concert at Carnegie's Zankel Hall on April 5th.
- Jack Perla commissioned by Opera Theater St. Louis for a full length opera based on Salman Rushdie's novel "Shalimar the Clown"
- Gilda Lyons and Daron Hagen's Songs and Cycles performed as part of the Composers Now festival in NYC.
- Daniel Sonenberg, Clint Borzoni, and Ronnie Reshef receive 2013 awards from Boston Contempo Festival.
- Hannah Lash premieres two works at The Stone, NYC and Yale School of Music.
- Rachel Peters accepted to the John Duffy Composers Institute at the Virginia Arts Festival to develop Companionship.
- Ronnie Reshef's Something to Live For premieres at the JCC in Manhattan in April.
- Gregg Wramage's "in shadows, in silence" second and third performance by Boston New Music Initiative and 3rd Sundays @ 3.
- Daniel Felsenfield's premieres Piano Concerto The Curse of Sophistication with Great Noise Ensemble in Washington D.C. on April 5. Two April 12 premieres: Cakewalking (Sorry Claude) with Kathleen Supove at Roulette, and Something Wicked with the Cadillac Moon Ensemble at the Dimenna Center.
- Composer, percussionist and artistic director of the American Modern Ensemble, Robert Paterson interviewed by Composition:Today.