Abels: AT WAR WITH OURSELVES *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Abels: AT WAR WITH OURSELVES *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Date: 2020-05-09 Start Time: 00:00:00 End Date: 2020-05-10 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Nikky Fenney, narrator; Kronos Quartet; Youth Choir Link: https://www.sfjazz.org/tickets/productions/at-war-with-ourselves/ Concert Information: Nikky Fenney, librettist Miner Auditorium San Francisco, CA Read more »

Abels: An Advocate for Liquify

“I am an advocate of Michael Abels’ music; and, I try to program and perform it whenever and wherever I can.” As the Richmond Symphony’s July 30 performance of Abels’ Liquify approaches, guest conductor Mark Russell Smith talks about Liquify and his long-standing relationship with the composer’s music. Smith — music director of the Quad […] Read more »

Abels: The Legacy of Dr. King

“It’s an intimidating assignment to write a piece on the legacy of Dr. King.” Michael Abels offers some insight into his popular work Dance for Martin’s Dream, which is featured on the Minnesota Orchestra’s July 13 Sommerfest concert, led by music director Osmo Vänskä. Co-commissioned by the Houston and Nashville Symphonies, Dance for Martin’s Dream is […] Read more »

Locklair: ANGELS: TWO POEMS FOR ORGAN

Concert: Locklair: ANGELS: TWO POEMS FOR ORGAN Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-11-02 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Alan Morrison, organ Link: https://www.clayton.edu/spiveyhall/?occuranceid=1256&ctl=viewevent&mid=131912&returntabid=43054 Concert Information: Spivey Hall Clayton State University Morrow, GA Read more »

Abels: LIQUIFY

Concert: Abels: LIQUIFY Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-07-30 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Richmond Symphony Link: https://www.americanevolution2019.com/events/400thceremony/ Concert Information: Mark Russell Smith, conductor Virginia Symphony Tent Historic Jamestowne Jamestown, VA Read more »

Abels: URBAN LEGENDS

Concert: Abels: URBAN LEGENDS Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-07-07 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Inner City Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles Link: https://icyola.org/ Concert Information: Charles Dickerson, conductor California State University, Dominguez Hills Walt Disney Concert Hall Los Angeles, CA Read more »

Abels: DANCE FOR MARTIN’S DREAM

Concert: Abels: DANCE FOR MARTIN’S DREAM Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-07-13 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Minnesota Orchestra Link: https://www.minnesotaorchestra.org/buy/tickets/browse-calendar/eventdetail/1475/-/vaenskae-leads-a-vocal-extravaganza Concert Information: Osmo Vänskä, conductor Sommerfest 2019 Orchestra Hall Minneapolis, MN Read more »

Abels: DELIGHTS AND DANCES

Concert: Abels: DELIGHTS AND DANCES Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-06-09 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: St. Olaf College Orchestra Link: https://wp.stolaf.edu/stolaf-orch/ Concert Information: Steven Amundson, conductor Voss Kulturhus Bergen, Norway Read more »

Abels: A Great Job

“Global Warming does a great job of musically addressing the issues embedded within the title.” And so, conductor Tobin Stewart highlights the core of Michael Abels 8-minute orchestral work as Stewart joins the Montana State University Symphony for the orchestra’s May 2019 South American tour to Chile. Stewart will conduct concerts in Ovalle, Santiago, and […] Read more »

Abels: GLOBAL WARMING

Concert: Abels: GLOBAL WARMING Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-05-13 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Montana State University Symphony Link: https://www.usm.cl/ Concert Information: South American Tour Tobin Stewart, conductor Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria Valparaíso, Chile Read more »