File Under Best CDs of 2013 J.S. Bach Goldberg Variations Jeremy Denk, piano Nonesuch CD Pianist Jeremy Denk is a versatile and thoughtful artist. But any pianist, no matter how prodigious his or her skills, must view recording the Goldberg Variations as a Mount Parnassus type of achievement. So many fine recordings alreadyContinue reading “Jeremy Denk’s Goldberg Variations”
File Under Best CDs of 2013 Jacob Druckman: Lamia Lucy Shelton, soprano; Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, conductor BMOPsound In the early 90s, I sang a small role in Jacob Druckman’s opera Medea in the Juilliard Opera Center’s semi-staged production of it. I was struck by its synthesis of old and new, andContinue reading “BMOP Plays Druckman”
Over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting some of the recordings we feel are “Best of 2013” material. Have others you like as well or better? Send us playlists in the comments section – or CDs in the mail! File Under Best of 2013 The Edge of Light Gloria Cheng, piano; CalderContinue reading “The Edge of Light (CD Review)”
Photo: Ryuhei Shindo A bit of cheering for the “home team,” as ACME played on our last Sequenza 21 concert. Last Friday, December 13, Symphony Space’s In the Salon Series celebrated Lutoslawski’s centenary with American Contemporary Music Ensemble (ACME) – for this concert comprised of Caleb Burhans and Caroline Shaw, violins, violist NadiaContinue reading “Symphony Space Celebrates Lutoslawski”
Hot off the presses, my Three and a half Carol Settings for Organ will be performed on Christmas Eve by Joe Arndt at Grace Church in Newark, New Jersey (10:30 PM) and by Carson Cooman at the Unitarian Society in Newtown, MA (5:00 PM).
The Mystery of Heaven is out now on Sacred Bones
This February, My Education reissues 5 Popes on vinyl.
Completed a single-day project today, composing a two-minute piano piece to celebrate Carl Patrick Bolleia’s 27th birthday. Title: Bolleian Operators.
Between now and January 7, 2014, all orders of 3+ scores (6+ copies of our choral music) will be 30% off. Just send the appropriate amount via PayPal and PDFs will be delivered to you within 24 hours. Visit our “Scores for Sale” page and let the conspicuous consumption of Carey commence!