Locklair: A Beautiful Christmas Reflection

  “I found Edmund Sears’ poem [to be] so rich in imagery and, simply, a beautiful Christmas reflection.” And so, introduces us to the poet behind his newest choral work Calm on the Listening Ear of Night which premieres on December 17 sung by the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Choir in Winston-Salem, NC. Commissioned by Aurelia Gray […] Read more »

Sierra: A Musical Mentor

“I’ve known Roberto Sierra my entire life and he is among my many musical mentors.” On the eve of his December 9  concert at the Cali School of Music’s Leshowitz Recital Hall (Montclair State University, NJ), pianist Matthew Culbertson introduces the composer’s “Vivo,” Movement No. 6 from Sierra’s new piano collection Piezas Sueltas. Sierra describes his […] Read more »

Sierra: “VIVO,” from PIEZAS SUELTAS *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Sierra: “VIVO,” from PIEZAS SUELTAS *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-12-09 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Matthew Culbertson, piano Link: http://www.montclair.edu/calendar/view-event.php?id=48505 Concert Information: Chapin Hall – Leshowitz Recital Hall Cali School of Music MontClair State University Montclair, NJ Read more »

Sierra: MONTUNO EN FORMA DE CHACONA *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Sierra: MONTUNO EN FORMA DE CHACONA *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-11-18 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Silvia Marquez, harpsichord Link: http://ocadizdigital.es/agenda/silvia-m%C3%A1rquez-clave Concert Information: 15th Manuel de Falla Festival of Spanish Music Cadiz, Spain Read more »

Sierra: GRAFFITI *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Sierra: GRAFFITI *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2017-11-17 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Sigma Project Link: https://quehacerensantiago.cl/eventos/2017/11/e/8143-conciertos-xxvii-fmc-uc-viernes-17 Concert Information: 27th Festival of Contemporary Music in Chile Santiago, Chile 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 »

Locklair: Symphony No. 2 “America”

“My Symphony No.2, ‘America’ unabashedly celebrates ‘The Land of the Free.’” And so, Dan Locklair introduces us to his newest orchestral work which premieres on October 7 with the Western Piedmont Symphony. Completed in July 2016, the 22-minute work features three movements that individually reflect a quintessential American holiday. John Gordon “Last year, when I started planning […] Read more »

Lee: VIOLIN CONCERTO *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Lee: VIOLIN CONCERTO *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2018-05-12 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Lucy Lewis, violin; Loma Linda University Church Sanctuary Orchestra Link: http://www.lluc.org/ Concert Information: James Lee III, conductor                                               […] Read more »

Lee: AWAKENED TO ETERNAL REALITIES *WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Lee: AWAKENED TO ETERNAL REALITIES *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Date: 2018-04-27 Start Time: 00:00:00 End Date: 2018-04-28 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Symphony Number One Link: https://symphonynumber.one/events/?category=Concert Concert Information: Jordan Randall Smith, conductor Emmanuel Episcopal Church Baltimore, MD Read more »