Celebrated pianist Philip Edward Fisher, recording artist on both Naxos and Chandos labels, will record four works in June, at the Princeton Theological Seminary in Princeton, NJ. Cursive, Dolmen, Hill Music: A Breton Ramble, and The Birds of Barclay Street will all be recorded for release next year. Stay tuned for more details.
Marin Alsop hosts an informative meet the composers forum with Sean Hickey, Anna Clyne, Mark-Anthony Turnage, Jennifer Higdon, Michael Hersch and Nathaniel Stookey - August 2010, Santa Cruz, CA. Click here.
Watch this space for news of performances in New York, Chicago, Sao Paolo, Stockholm and St. Petersburg, where we will record my Clarinet Concerto with Alexander Fiterstein, along withVladimir Lande leading the St. Petersburg Philharmonic at the end of November.
The North/South Consonance gave the successful premiere of my Sinfonietta in New York on February 6, 2011 and I’m still working on the premiere of my Mandolin Concerto with Avi Avital with target date of late 2011 in Berlin. December 2010 saw three performance of my solo cello work, Beara, by two different cellists in Chicago and New York. I'm extremely pleased to announce a commission from arguably the greatest recorder player in the world, Michala Petri, for a new concerto for recorder and orchestra, to be premiered in 2012 and with a recording to follow.
Friday, 9/17 at 8 PM If luring you to the most famous floating concert hall in the world under the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge isn’t enough of an enticement, hearing English pianist Philip Edward Fisher should be. Coming off successful UK performances and a wonderful Handel disc on Naxos, Philip will give the second performance of my Cursive, for solo piano, commissioned and premiered last year at Alice Tully Hall by Xiayin Wang. For more info.
Wednesday, 8/18 at 7:30 PM
Bridgehampton Presbyterian Church
I’m honored to have been asked to have my wind trio, Left at the Fork in the Road, performed at this year’s Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, led by Marya Martin and now in its 27th year. Marya will be joined by Anthony McGill and Judith LeClair in the piece. Do join us in the Hamptons for a special evening.