CMA: National Chamber Music Month

It’s May, and…it’s National Chamber Music Month! Sponsored by Chamber Music America (CMA), the month-long celebration raises public awareness of the vibrant chamber music field; and features the many styles of small ensemble music performed and presented to today’s audiences and enthusiasts. Kevin Kwan Loucks- CMA CEO- notes: “May is National Chamber Music Month. During […]

Lee: “Untranslatable“ at Ravinia

On July 14, 2023, James Lee III’s new work String Quartet No. 3, “Untranslatable” premieres at the Ravinia Festival. The 21-minute work will be performed by Steans Music Institute Fellows. The afternoon concert will take place at Bennett Gordon Hall. Lee shares some insight into this new work. “String Quartet No. 3 ‘Untranslatable’ is inspired […]

Frazelle: Beauty, Rest & Calm

On July 8, 2023, pianist E-Na Song premieres composer Kenneth Frazelle’s new solo work Notes for Him. The premiere will be presented by the Rebecca Penneys Piano Festival in Tampa, Fl. The 5-movement, 12-minute work is part of the festival’s “Dreamscape World Premieres,” program. The concert takes place at Barness Hall at the University of […]

Subito Music Corp

Composer’s Corner: William McClelland

Welcome back to “Composer’s Corner,” Subito Music’s series of informal composer talks. This editions highlights William McClelland whose music is represented by Subito Music Distribution (SMD) (a division of Subito Music). (The SMD program is Subito’s distribution service for independent, self-published composers.) The Michigan-native is a composer, pianist, conductor, educator and producer who studied at […]

Silverman: Reaching the End of the Dance

“I’m very much looking forward to performing the premiere of Faye-Ellen Silverman’s new work Reaching the End of the Dance.” And so, cellist Kate Dillingham introduces us to the composer’s new five-minute, one-movement work for cello solo. Presented by Composers Concordance, the performance is part of the group’s “Radical Other” program will also feature choreography […]

Moravec: “Japan Songs” on Stage

From the screen to the stage! On June 12, 2022, Kyo-Shin-An Arts presents the premiere of Paul Moravec’s newest chamber vocal work Eight Thousand Spears, as part of its “Japan Songs” concert at the Tenri Cultural Institute in New York City. Commissioned by Kyo-Shin-An as part of its “Japan Songs” collection, Moravec’s work is scored […]

Lee: Lament.Sing.Arise

On June 4, 2022, the Ritz Chamber Players present the world premiere of James Lee III’s newest chamber work Lament.Sing.Arise in Washington, DC. Commissioned by the The McKim Fund of The Library of Congress, the nine-minute work will be performed by violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins and pianist Terrence Wilson. The concert takes place in Coolidge Auditorium […]

Moravec: “Japan Songs” on Stage

From the screen to the stage! On June 12, 2022, Kyo-Shin-An Arts presents the premiere of Paul Moravec’s newest chamber vocal work Eight Thousand Spears, as part of its “Japan Songs” concert at the Tenri Cultural Institute in New York City. Commissioned by Kyo-Shin-An as part of its “Japan Songs” collection, Moravec’s work is scored […]

Lee: Lament.Sing.Arise

On June 4, 2022, the Ritz Chamber Players present the world premiere of James Lee III’s newest chamber work Lament.Sing.Arise in Washington, DC. Commissioned by the The McKim Fund of The Library of Congress, the nine-minute work will be performed by violinist Kelly Hall-Tompkins and pianist Terrence Wilson. The concert takes place in Coolidge Auditorium […]

Lee: A Stunning & Powerful Work

“I thought the texts of France Harper’s poem ‘A Double Standard’ would work very well for a stunning and powerful work.” And so, James Lee III introduces us to the poet who inspired his newest vocal chamber work A Double Standard. Commissioned by Carnegie Hall, Shriver Hall, Chamber Music Cincinnati, and Chamber Music Detroit, the […]