Abels: “desert in” operabox.tv

“In a mysterious motor lodge…along a desolate stretch of highway in the American desert, customers pay for the usual amenities — a room, a pool, a lounge. But here, they also pay to be reunited with lost loves of all kinds…” June 2021 brings the premiere of “desert in,” a new, operatic television miniseries featuring […] Read more »


Concert: Abels: DELIGHTS AND DANCES Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2021-07-16 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Aspen Chamber Symphony Link: https://www.aspenmusicfestival.com/events/calendar/aspen-chamber-symphony-4 Concert Information: Roberto Spano, conductor Aspen Music Festival Aspen, CO Read more »


Concert: Abels: ISOLATION VARIATION *WORLD PREMIERE* *VIRTUAL CONCERT* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2020-12-12 End Time: 2020-12-12 Location: Hilary Hahn, violin Link: https://tickets.philharmonicsociety.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=23276 Concert Information: Orange County Philharmonic Society Irvine, CA Read more »

Abels: DELIGHTS AND DANCES *Virtual Concert*

Concert: Abels: DELIGHTS AND DANCES *Virtual Concert* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2020-11-19 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Sphinx Ensemble Quartet; New Jersey Symphony Link: https://www.njsymphony.org/concerts-and-events/njso-virtual-20-21 Concert Information: Xian Zhang, conductor Rubén Rengel and Jannina Norpoth, violins; Dana Kelley, viola; Thomas Mesa, cello New Jersey Performing Arts Center Newark, NJ Read more »

Abels: DELIGHTS AND DANCES Virtual Concert

Concert: Abels: DELIGHTS AND DANCES Virtual Concert Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2020-07-29 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Castle of Our Skins; Boston Landmarks Orchestra Link: https://www.landmarksorchestra.org/concerts/current-season/ Concert Information: Christopher Wilkins, conductor Boston, MA Read more »

Abels: Composers Corner Q&A

Welcome to “Composers Corner,” Subito’s series of composer talks…a way to better get to know our composers. During this unsettling COVID-19 pandemic, they’ll share how — as creators — they’ve been affected by it, what projects they’ve been working on, along with some of their personal interests. They’ll offer a glimpse and some insight into […] Read more »

Abels: Falling Sky Premieres

February 5 brings the world premiere of Michael Abels’ first ballet Falling Sky, which features choreography by international dancer and choreographer Patrick de Bana. Commissioned by Butler University (Indianapolis, Indiana), the four-movement, 20-minute work is scored for concert band and will be performed by the Butler Ballet. Col. Michael Colburn conducts six spotlighted performances as […] Read more »


Concert: Abels: FALLING SKY Ballet *WORLD PREMIERE* Start Date: 2020-02-05 Start Time: 00:00:00 End Date: 2020-02-09 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: ButlerBallet; Butler Wind Ensemble Link: https://butlerartscenter.org/event/midwinter-dances Concert Information: Patrick de Bana, choreographer Michael Colburn, conductor Butler University Clowes Memorial Hall Indianapolis, IN Read more »


Concert: Abels: URBAN LEGENDS Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2019-10-18 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Interro Quartet; Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra Link: https://music.uni.edu/spotlight-series-northern-iowa-symphony-orchestra-1 Concert Information: Rebecca Burkhardt, conductor Great Hall GBPAC University of Northern Iowa Cedar Falls, IA Read more »