Sierra: Always Fascinating

“Antonio Soler’s ‘Fandango’ for keyboard has always fascinated me.” Composer Roberto Sierra shares his creative insight into his popular work Fandangos, as the Wichita Symphony prepares to present it on February 17 and 18. Music director Daniel Hege conducts the work on the orchestra’s “Classics” series. The 12-minute piece was commissioned by the National Symphony […] Read more »


Concert: DBR: HARVEST Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-04-13 End Time: 2018-04-13 Location: Arizona State University Orchestra Link: Concert Information: Jeffery Meyer, conductor ASU Gammage Auditorium Tempe, AZ Read more »

Abels: Audiences Truly Enjoy It

“Audiences truly enjoy it!” Conductor Guy Victor Bordo shares his enthusiasm for Michael Abels’ Global Warming as he prepares for The University of Akron Symphony Orchestra’s performance on December 7. Commissioned and premiered by the Phoenix Youth Symphony in 1991, Abels’ ever-popular 8-minute work was inspired by the historic events of the end of the Cold […] Read more »


Concert: Beach: PIANO CONCERTO Start Date: 2017-11-18 Start Time: 00:00:00 End Date: 2017-11-19 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Randall Hodgkinson, piano; Brandeis-Wellesley Orchestra Link: Concert Information: (Critical Edition, Laurine Celeste Fox) Neal Hampton, conductor Houghton Chapel Wellesley, MA Read more »


Concert: Bond: THINKING LIKE A MOUNTAIN Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-02-04 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Broadway Bach Ensemble Link: Concert Information: Victoria Bond, conductor Broadway Presbyterian Church New York, NY Read more »


Concert: Abels: GLOBAL WARMING Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-12-07 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: University of Akron Symphony Orchestra Link:!view/event/date/20171207/event_id/6207 Concert Information: Guy Victor Bordo, conductor First Congregational Church Akron, Ohio Read more »

Moravec: CHAMBER SYMPHONY (Visiting Composer)

Concert: Moravec: CHAMBER SYMPHONY (Visiting Composer) Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-12-01 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: University of Texas New Music Ensemble Link: Concert Information: Dan Welcher, conductor Bates Recital Hall Butler School of Music Austin, TX Read more »

Abels: A Compelling Kaleidoscope

“Delights and Dances is a compelling kaleidoscope.” As the Sphinx Virtuosi return to Carnegie Hall on October 13, Afa S. Dworkin, President and Artistic Director of the Sphinx Organization, celebrates its own commissioned-work written by Michael Abels. The New York performance is just one concert among many of the ensemble’s 2017 fall tour which began last month […] Read more »


Concert: Abels: DELIGHTS & DANCES Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-10-24 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Sphinx Virtuosi Link: Concert Information: Harold Washington Cultural Center Chicago, IL Read more »

Lee: His Music is Powerful

“Even if you didn’t know that James Lee III was quoting melodies to create a dialectic, you would know he was trying to convey something important because his music is powerful and portentous.” And so, David Lockington — music director of the Pasadena Symphony — introduces us to Lee’s new orchestral work Ichabod! The Protest is Over!. […] Read more »