On October 20, hear Kathy Supové play my 2 hour solo piano piece, Achilles Dreams of Ebbets Field, in Los Angeles, CA, as the opening concert of Jacaranda Music's 2018/2019 season! For more information, click here.
For the past four years, I have been writing and developing Stranger Love, an epic and ecstatic multimedia opera on love, the seasons, and the expansion of the universe. The first act of Stranger Love was presented in a concert performance by Contemporaneous on the PROTOTYPE Festival in January, 2018, and the creative team is currently working on the full production. Watch the trailer for Stranger Love just below, and read more about the project here.
Currently, I'm working on a piece for organ and two re-tuned pianos, commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, to be premiered on June 1, 2019 at Disney Hall. As part of my research for this piece, the LA Phil allowed me into the hallowed space for a night-long jam session on their massive organ. You can watch a video from that night just to the right, as I break in the organ by playing (and singing) one of my favorite Bob Dylan songs:
Watch my improvised solo piano set (on right bottom) at the walkthrough concert "Musical Reflections of 2016" in memory of Pauline Oliveros and the victims of the Ghost Ship fire The Chapel of the Chimes on December 18, 2016.
Read a recent interview with me in VAN Magazine here.
Blogger Patrick J. Vaz writes of my evening length solo piano piece, Achilles Dreams of Ebbets Field, "[it] strikes the live listener, with almost palpable force, as a Scamander-River-like onrush of music... like a pulsating pillar of light."
Read the full review here.