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Mirrored Spaces
Daniel Lippel's album Mirrored Spaces is out now on New Focus Recordings, with pieces by Christopher Bailey, Kyle Bartlett, Douglas Boyce, Sidney Corbett, Sergio Kafejian, Daniel Lippel, Ryan Streber, Orianna Webb, Karin Wetzel, Ethan Wickman, Dalia Raudonikyté With, and my piece Like Minds.
[Mirrored Spaces CD cover]

Available from bandcamp, Naxos Direct, Amazon, and Apple Music

Night Fantasies Lecture Recitals
Very pleased to announce that Tokyo-based pianist Mari Asakawa and I will be presenting a series of lecture recitals on Elliott Carter's Night Fantasies in September, 2019. Subtitled "A Modernist Romantic Vision," the presentation covers the Romantic influences that inspired Night Fantasies, the intricacies of the piece’s harmonic and rhythmic language, and the issues of performance practice raised by a piece that the great pianist and critic Charles Rosen called “the most extraordinary large keyboard work written since the death of Ravel.” The presentation concludes with a complete performance of Night Fantasies by Ms. Asakawa. The events at Eastman, CUNY, and New England Conservatory are free and open to the public, but let me know if you'd like to attend one of the others and we'll invite you as a guest.

Carter's Harmony
My article "Harmony in Elliott Carter's Late Music" is out now in the new issue of Music Theory Online.

Seven Minutes in New Jersey
Seven Minutes is an anthology of six very short (one minute) pieces for two-channel audio, largely written for Rob Voisey’s 60x60 project over the past fifteen years. The outlier is a new piece, Eagles, which clocks in at a whopping 1:47.

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 12:30pm
William Paterson University Composer-in-residence Day
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ

Bonkers in New Jersey
The wonderful Glen Velez and the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Payton MacDonald, will give the New Jersey premiere of Bonkers for solo frame drum and six percussionists:

Monday, February 4, 2019, 7:00pm
The New Music Series at William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road
Wayne, NJ

Only Human
Marianne Gythfeldt's Only Human is out now on New Focus Recordings, with pieces by Elizabeth Hoffman, Mikel Kuehn, Eric Lyon, Robert Morris, David Taddie, and my piece Only Human.
[Only Human CD cover]

Available from bandcamp, Naxos Direct, Amazon, and Apple Music

"Gythfeldt is setting a new standard for her instrument here."
—Jeremy Shatan, Anearful, Best of 2018

"The technology never overshadows the essentially human rhythms underlying the music and the equally human urge to convey, though sound, an expressive message from one person to another."
—Daniel Barbiero, Avant Music News

Elliott Carter Studies Online
Volume 3 of Elliott Carter Studies Online is out, with contributions by Nancy Black, Marguerite Boland, Guy Capuzzo, Elliott Carter, Laura Emmery, and Gregor Herzfeld. You can find it at studies.elliottcarter.org.

Bonkers world premiere
The amazing Glen Velez and the New Jersey Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Payton MacDonald, will give the world premiere of Bonkers for solo frame drum and six percussionists:

Saturday, November 18, 2018, 2:00pm
PASIC18
Indianapolis, IN

Lamed Lamed Hey world premiere
My contribution to the Chorus 72 project – a series of 72 choral pieces by 72 composers, inspired by Ranier Gross's painting "72 Names" – will receive its world premiere by the CompCord Chorus, conducted by Peter Jarvis.

Monday, September 24, 2018, 7:00pm
Shea Center for the Performing Arts
300 Pompton Rd, Wayne, NJ

Ranier Gross, "Lamed Lamed Hey," 2013 - 2014, oil and pigments on paper, 20 x 20", 51 x 51cm

Silex Variations in NYC
The wonderful pianist Mari Asakawa will be playing my Silex Variations on her NYC recital in September, with a full slate of pieces by two of my musical heroes: Elliott Carter (Night Fantasies, Matribute, 90+, Two Diversions, Caténaires) and Milton Babbitt (Post-Partitions; Overtime). The recital celebrates the U.S. release of her new CD The Flow of Music on Centaur Records.

Saturday, September 22, 2018, 8:00pm
(I’ll be giving a pre-concert talk at 7:30pm)
Benzaquen Hall, The DiMenna Center
450 West 37th Street, New York, NY
For information and to reserve tickets, please write to tickets9222018@gmail.com

MTSMA & MTSNYS
I’ll be giving two talks on “Harmony in Elliott Carter’s Late Music”:

Music Theory Society of the Mid-Atlantic
Sixteenth Annual Meeting
March 23-24, 2018
William Paterson University, Wayne, NJ
(Session on Sat. Mar. 24, 9:30-11:00am)

Music Theory Society of New York State
47th Annual Conference
April 14-15, 2018
Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY
(Session on Sat. Apr. 14, 9:00am-12:00pm)

Silex Variations in Tokyo
Pianist Mari Asakawa plays my Silex Variations on a program that also includes Babbitt (Post-Partitions; Overtime) and Carter (Night Fantasies, Matribute, 90+, Two Diversions, Caténaires) to celebrate the release of her new CD The Flow of Music on Centaur Records.
Friday, January 26, 2018, 7:00pm
(I’ll be giving a pre-concert talk with Yuriko Hase Kojima at 6:30pm)
Suginami Koukaidou, Tokyo, Japan

Like Minds performance
Daniel Lippel - guitar
Saturday, December 9, 2017, 7:00pm
Spectrum, 70 Flushing Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Clarinet Concerto world premiere
The world premiere of my Clarinet Concerto with Marianne Gythfeldt as soloist and Paul Hostetter conducting the Schwob Philharmonic will take place at Columbus State University in Columbus, GA on Sunday, October 1st, 2017.

UPDATE: ...and there‘s video:

“The Late Elliott Carter”
My article “The Late Elliott Carter” is up at NewMusicBox.org. Part of their series “Elliott Carter: An Anniversary Celebration of his Life and Legacy.”

JUL 7, 2017
Elliott Carter Studies Online
Volume 2 of Elliott Carter Studies Online is out, with contributions by Jonathan W. Bernard, Elliott Carter, Felix Meyer, Brenda Ravenscroft, and Douglas Rust. Check it out at studies.elliottcarter.org.

FEB 21, 2017
“Lost Jewelry” at Spectrum
The fabulous Nina Berman and Steven Beck will be performing my song “Lost Jewelry” – a setting of Hilda Raz‘s poem – along with music by Milton Babbitt and Roger Stubblefield on Sat Mar 18, 2017 at Spectrum, 121 Ludlow St, New York, NY, 7:00pm.

FEB 10, 2017
Elliott Carter Studies
Now in paperback.


JUN 26, 2016
What Next?
A longer version of my essay “Sense and Sensibility: Music on Stage in What Next?” is out in the collection In Search of the “Great American Opera”: Tendenzen des amerikanischen Musiktheaters, edited by Frédéric Döhl and Gregor Herzfeld, available from Waxmann.


APR 8, 2016
Piano Quartet performance
I’ll be a guest on the Mannes Faculty Composers concert on Wed. April 13, 2016 at 5:00pm at the Mannes Concert Hall, 55 W 13 Street, New York, NY. A terrific group of Mannes students and alumni will be performing my Piano Quartet along with pieces by David Loeb, Lowell Liebermann, and a world ememiere by Robert Cuckson. All are invited!

MAR 15, 2016
Elliott Carter Studies Online
The first issue of Elliott Carter Studies Online is out, with contributions by Joe Barron, Richard Derby, Jake Johnson, Andrew Mead, Jeff Nichols, Nancy Yunhwa Rao, and Helen C. Thomas. Check it out at studies.elliottcarter.org.

JAN 23, 2016
Visiting Scholar at Mannes
I‘ve been asked to be the first Visiting Scholar at the Mannes School of Music at The New School for the Spring semester 2016. I’ll be giving a talk on my Elliott Carter research and presenting some of my own music as well.
Like Minds performances
Daniel Lippel - guitar
Monday, February 1, 2016, 7:00pm
New Music Series at William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ
Thursday, January 28, 2016, 12:30pm
Midday Artist Series at William Paterson University
300 Pompton Road, Wayne, NJ

JAN 7, 2016
Like Minds performance
Daniel Lippel - guitar
Sunday, January 10, 2016, 8:00pm
Frequency Series at Constellation, curated by Peter Margasak
3111 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL

OCT 5, 2015
Like Minds performance
Daniel Lippel - guitar
Sunday, October 11, 2015, 7:00pm
Spectrum NYC, 121 Ludlow Street, New York, NY

FEB 17, 2015
Like Minds performance
Daniel Lippel - guitar
Outside the Box Festival
University of Southern Illinois Carbondale
Thursday, April 2, 2015, 7:30pm
Like Minds performance
Daniel Lippel - guitar
Spectrum NYC, 121 Ludlow Street, New York, NY
Thursday, March 29, 2015, 5:00pm
Like Minds performance
World premiere of Like Minds for guitar and two-channel audio, written for the wonderful guitarist Daniel Lippel
Midday Artists Series, Shea Center at William Paterson University
Thursday, March 12, 2015, 12:30pm

AUG 20, 2014
What Next?
My essay “Sense and Sensibility: Music on Stage in What Next?” is out in the Summer 2014 issue of The Chicago Review.


OCT 13, 2014
Teleplay II performance
August 21, 2014, 7:30 PM
Birmingham New Music Festival 2014 – Opening Concert
Moonlight on the Mountain, 585 Shades Crest Road, Birmingham, AL
60x60 (2012) 10th International Mix

APR 16, 2014
Talk at Juilliard
I’ll be giving a talk on Elliott Carter‘s late music at the Juilliard Graduate Forum on Tues. Apr. 22 at 5pm in Morse Recital Hall.

JAN 24, 2014
Like Minds
Very pleased to announce a new piece: Like Minds for guitar and two-channel audio, written for the wonderful guitarist Daniel Lippel. Thanks for your patience Dan!
Teleplay II performance
January 29, 2014, 8:00 PM
Gerald R. Daniel Recital Hall, Long Beach, CA
60x60 (2012) 10th International Mix
Teleplay II performance
January 29, 2014, 8:00 PM
Earlids Sound Festival at The New School
Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, 66 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY
60x60 (2012) New York Minutes Mix

NOV 15, 2013
Teleplay II performance
Big Apple Bytes
November 15, 2013, 4:30 PM
Ives Hall, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL
60x60 (2012) New York Minutes Mix

NOV 12, 2013
Elliott Carter Studies review
by Mark Sealey on ClassicalNet.

“…a collection of over a dozen expertly-wrought essays amounting to a highly useful in-depth survey and summary of Carter‘s achievement.”


NOV 1, 2013
Teleplay II selected
for the 60x60 (2012) 10th Annual International Mix
Electronic Music Midwest Festival
October 24, 2013, 8:00 PM
Performing Arts Center, Kansas City, KS Community College

SEP 20, 2013
Teleplay II performance
September 23, 2013, 8:00 PM, Clarke Recital Hall, Frost School of Music, University of Miami, 60x60 (2012) Presenters Mix

AUG 29, 2013
Elliott Carter Studies review
by Laura Emmery in Twentieth-Century Music 10, no. 2 (September, 2013).

Elliott Carter Studies is an extraordinary volume and a vital contribution to Carter scholarship.”


AUG 9, 2013
Elliott Carter Studies review
by Edward Jurkowski in Music Library Association Notes, September, 2013.

“In sum, this is a most valuable addition to the growing body of Elliott Carter literature.”


MAY 27, 2013
Teleplay II performance
May 31, 2013, Webster University Film Series, Winifred Moore Auditorium, 470 E. Lockwood, St. Louis, MO, 60x60 (2012) Presenters Mix

MAY 18, 2013
Elliott Carter tribute concert at Juilliard
Wed. May 22, 2013, 5pm, Peter Jay Sharp Theater (155 West 65th Street). NY premiere of Carter‘s song cycle What Are Years (poems by Marianne Moore), along with Mad Regales (poems by John Ashbery), and a few surprises. Pick up an invitation on my Facebook page or Twitter feed and RSVP so you won‘t have to wait in line on the day of the show.

 

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