Walimai received its Canadian premiere on Feb. 3 as part of McGill University's George Enescu Conference. In addition performing the work with violist Victor Fournelle-Blain, Michael took part in a panel discussion on the life and works of Enescu.

Arizona Friends of Chamber Music has commissioned a new string quartet for premiere in March 2018 on its Winter Chamber Music Festival. The work will be premiered by the acclaimed Dover Quartet.

Michael joins The 6821 Quintet as pianist for a series of March 2017 performances to be held throughout Washington, DC. The program will include his Songs of Spring, previously commissioned by and premiered at the 2016 National Cherry Blossom Festival.

 

updated 02/10/17