Beyond the Forest receives its world premiere in a concert presented October 19, 2015 by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. The work, commissioned by PCMS, will be performed by flutist Jeffrey Khaner and pianist Charles Abramovic, along with other pieces by Ligeti, Capanna, and Liebermann.
Violinist Luosha Fang has commissioned a new work for premiere in a series of recitals to be held in December 2015.
Michael is the recipient of a Pew Fellowship from the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, a multidisciplinary grantmaker dedicated to stimulating a vibrant cultural community in the greater Philadelphia region. Read the press release here.
Long, long ago has been newly arranged for saxophone ensemble by Jonathan Wintringham. The Eastman Saxophone Project recently premiered the arrangement in a series of concerts, culminating in a performance at the Kennedy Center on April 23. Wintringham has also created a new version of Canopy Dances for saxophone quartet.