Susan Kander’s “Giver” — Twin Cities Encore

A Rich, Musical Landscape In January, Susan Kander’s opera The Giver successfully premiered at the Lyric Opera of Kansas City. In April, The Giver receives an encore by the Minnesota Opera with its own new production directed by Octavio Cardenas and conducted by Dale Kruse. Based on the award-winning Lois Lowry novel and featuring Kander’s […] Read more »

Roberto Sierra’s 2 1/2 Minutes of Pure Fun!

On March 20th, Spring officially arrives! On March 22nd, Robert Sierra’s Mambo 7/16 arrives in New York City with the Artisan Quartet, when they feature it in their Carnegie Hall debut at Weill Recital Hall. “The Artisan Quartet first performed Mambo 7/16 last June at the Victoria Bach Festival in Texas,” explains violinist Paula Bird. […] Read more »

A Busy Spring for Paul Moravec

Sonic Possibilities & Exploration of Sound  Paul Moravec’s spring calendar is full! On March 29th, his new Wind Symphony receives its world premiere by the University of Florida Concert Band (Gainesville) led by David Waybright. “It’s terrific to have an award-winning composer of Paul’s stature write a new work for the repertoire,” Waybright shares. “It’s […] Read more »