Frazelle: A Master Composer

“Kenneth Frazelle is a master composer and such an important voice in American music today.” And so, soprano Lindsay Kesselman shares her thoughts about the composer and his music as she prepares for the upcoming piano-vocal premiere of excerpts from Frazelle’s song cycle Energy in All Directions. On February 25, 2022, Kesselman joins pianist Lisa […] Read more »

Frazelle: ENERGY EVERYWHERE (Excerpts) *Virtual Concert*

Concert: Frazelle: ENERGY EVERYWHERE (Excerpts) *Virtual Concert* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-02-20 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Jodi Burns, soprano nu Ensemble Percussion Quartet Link: https://www.uncsa.edu/performances/events/20220220-nu-ensemble.aspx Concert Information: Jodi Burns, soprano nu Ensemble Percussion Quartet Watson Hall University of North Carolina School of the Arts Winston-Salem, NC Read more »

Frazelle: ENERGY IN ALL DIRECTIONS *WORLD PREMIERE* (Excerpts – Version for Voice and Piano)

Concert: Frazelle: ENERGY IN ALL DIRECTIONS *WORLD PREMIERE* (Excerpts – Version for Voice and Piano) Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2022-02-25 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Lindsay Kesselman, soprano; Lisa Withers, piano Link: https://www.ehc.edu/calendar/event/47055-music-of-connection Concert Information: “Last Will and Testament;” “Not Here to Think About Furniture;” “Sing” Kennedy-Reedy Theatre McGlothlin Center for the Arts Emory and Henry […] Read more »

Frazelle: Composer’s Corner Q & A

In this edition of “Composer’s Corner,” we’re highlighting Kenneth Frazelle — composer and pianist. The North Carolina-native’s large catalog ranges from solo piano works to choral music and songs, chamber music, orchestral works and concertos. Frazelle is also an artist specializing in watercolors! We checked-in with him to find out what he’s been doing during […] Read more »

Frazelle: A Wonderful Journey

“It’s been a wonderful journey.” And so, choreographer Gary Taylor offers enthusiastic insight into his new ballet “From Appalachia,” which is set to nine excerpts from Kenneth Frazelle’s Appalachian Songbooks 1 and 2. The ballet — presented by the Piedmont Opera — will be premiered by the Winston-Salem Festival Ballet as part of the “Echos […] Read more »

Frazelle: “FROM APPALACHIA” (Ballet) *WORLD PREMIERE* “Virtual Performance*

Concert: Frazelle: “FROM APPALACHIA” (Ballet) *WORLD PREMIERE* “Virtual Performance* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2020-10-18 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Winston-Salem Festival Ballet Link: https://piedmontopera.org/event/free-pre-opera-talk-4/ Concert Information: Gary Taylor, choreographer “Echoes from Carolina” “Groundhog” and “Bonnie Blue Eyes” Piedmont Opera Stevens Center University of North Carolina School of the Arts Winston-Salem, NC Read more »

Frazelle: “FROM APPALACHIA” (Ballet) *WORLD PREMIERE* “Virtual Performance*

Concert: Frazelle: “FROM APPALACHIA” (Ballet) *WORLD PREMIERE* “Virtual Performance* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2020-10-16 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Winston-Salem Festival Ballet Link: https://piedmontopera.org/event/free-pre-opera-talk-4/ Concert Information: Gary Taylor, choreographer “Echoes from Carolina” “Groundhog” and “Bonnie Blue Eyes” Piedmont Opera Stevens Center University of North Carolina School of the Arts Winston-Salem, NC Read more »

Frazelle: THROUGH THE WINDOW *VIRTUAL WORLD PREMIERE*

Concert: Frazelle: THROUGH THE WINDOW *VIRTUAL WORLD PREMIERE* Start Time: 00:00:00 Date: 2020-06-20 End Time: 00:00:00 Location: Frazelle: THROUGH THE WINDOW *VIRTUAL WORLD PREMIERE* Link: https://www.subitomusic.com/frazelle-through-the-window-premieres/ Concert Information: Andrea Edith Moore, soprano; Bonnie Thron, cello; David Heid, piano Come Hear NC Manifold Studios Pittsboro, NC Read more »

Frazelle: Through the Window Premieres

“It’s wonderful to be able to present a virtual premiere.” — Kenneth Frazelle On June 20, the Mallarme Chamber Players present the online world premiere of Kenneth Frazelle’s new song cycle Through the Window. Commissioned by the ensemble, the 11-movement, 46-minute work is scored for soprano, cello (or viola) and piano and features texts by […] Read more »