The week of November 13 I will be in Havana, Cuba participating in the XXIX Festival Internacional de Música Contemporánea de la Habana directed by Cuban composer Guido Lopez-Gavilan. On Monday November 14 at 11:00 AM in the Sala Rubén Martínez Villena of the UNEAC I will be speaking about my music for orchestra, followed by a performance of my Images for Wood and Wire by pianist Cecilio Tieles Ferrer on Tuesday, November 15 at 6:00 PM in the Basílica Menor del Convento de San Francisco de Asís. The following day Wednesday, November 16 at 3:00 PM my collaborative work for video and electronics created with visual artist Jacek Kolasinski and titled Stadluft Macht Frei (The City air will set you free) will be presented at the Casa de las Américas followed by the world premiere that same evening at 6:00 in the same theater of my work for string orchestra, Ascending into the eternal light, with me conducting the Orquesta de Cámara ¨Música Eterna¨ More
The week of November 7, I will be presenting master classes and lectures in the UK first at the Birmingham Conservatoire on Monday, November 7, followed by a concert meet the composer session before the November 8 London premiere of my entanglements with the Fidelio Trio as part of the 6th London Festival of American Music, and ending with a lecture for the students at the Royal Holloway University on Thursday afternoon, November 10.
This Wednesday night, October 5, my work the Distant Wind II for clarinet and string orchestra opens the 25th International Review of Composers being held in Belgrade, Serbia, October 5 – 10. For more information click above
For those of you in South Florida in October, I invite you to hear 2 world premieres as well as a Florida premiere of my music written for the performers being featured at the FIU Music Festival. On Thursday, October 13 the FIU Women’s Choir and Wind ensemble present the world premiere of la belleza que es el mar (the beauty that is the sea). If you aren’t in South Florida and/or can’t make it here is a link to the live streaming of the concert http://livestream.com/fiu-som/161013fiuurbanlandscapes
The following Thursday, October 20 the Mexico City Woodwind Quintet presents the word premiere of my work multiple winds in the distance; and on the next day Friday, October 21 clarinetist Fernando Dominguez presents the Florida premiere of my conversaciones con Harry (conversations with Harry) for bass clarinet and electronics all at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center. More information can be found here