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17 November 2014
I have a couple of exciting upcoming concerts. First are two performances with a brand new conductorless chamber orchestra, Kaleidoscope. We're playing Copland's Appalachian Spring and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony in Pasadena and Santa Monica on November 21st and 23rd. Check out the events page for more details.
Second, I'll be playing on the series Tuesdays @ Monk Space on December 9th. The concert features the Lyris Quartet, Gnarwhallaby, Sara Andon, Elissa Johnston, and me performing works by Marina Khorkova, Helmut Lachenmann, and Carola Bauckholt. Andon and I will perform Khorkova's a_priori. Again, more details on the events page.
30 August 2014
Here are some fall updates (via my email list): http://eepurl.com/1W5lL. It includes news about some upcoming performances, a new CD, and a tour. You can sign up here if you'd like or by clicking in the upper right.
14 June 2014
With No Surroundings There Can Be No Path
Here's a recording of my hot-off-the-press piece, With No Surroundings There Can Be No Path, which is part of Nat Evans's months-long project The Tortoise and His Raincoat: Music for a Very Long Walk. It uses field recordings Nat made along part of his journey on the Pacific Crest Trail, roughly passing where I grew up to where I live now.
You can read about the whole project here: http://natevansmusic.com/1/post/2014/03/the-tortoise-and-his-raincoat-music-for-a-very-long-walk.html
31 May 2014
Even the Light Itself Falls in LA
Art Share LA
801 E. 4th Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013
etc.'s recording of the piece just received another review over at icareifyoulisten which you can read here.
22 April 2014
New Video: Isaacson's the way of all flesh
This entire concert received a wonderful review in Isaac Shankler's Spring Concert Journal on NewMusicBox (I am a little biased towards the review because I was called "masterful" and "transfixing" which made me pretty excited). He also writes about three other Los-Angeles-area concerts by the LA Phil, What's Next Ensemble, and Timur and the Dime Museum.