Works for the Talea Ensemble, The Berkley Symphony, Cologne-based Ensemble musikFabrik, and master of the recorder Susanna Borsch by faculty artist Oscar Bettison are set to premiere this fall from New York to the Netherlands. Read the announcement from Boosey & Hawkes below for more information and concert details.
New Works by Oscar Bettison – Boosey & Hawkes
Michael Rickelton (MM ’10, Composition) was recently featured as a composer on Pacific Chorale’s John Alexander Singers newly released CD American Voices on Delos Records. It is the world premiere recording of his setting of Dana Gioia’s Pentecost, alongside works by Morten Lauridsen, Eric Whitacre, Norman Dello Joio, Dale Warland, John Muehleisen, Joseph Gregorio and John Orfe. Rickelton is currently a DMA student of Michael Hersch.
David Grandis (GPD ’07, Conducting) recently published a book on the style of French opera singing. The Voice of France, The Golden Age of the RTLN is published in both French and English and is based on his doctoral thesis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Devon Borowski, a master’s musicology student, was awarded a grant from the Eileen Southern Travel Fund of the American Musicological Society. This grant, administered by the AMS Committee on Cultural Diversity, is dedicated to supporting student travel to the Society’s Annual Meeting, which will be held this year in Milwaukee in November.
Faculty artist Leon Fleisher’s newly released CD All the Things You Are was lauded in The New Yorker in an article,The Classical Cloud, by Alex Ross. Ross praises Fleisher’s musicianship of “magisterial powers” and his virtuosic left-hand piano playing. The full article can be found here: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/08/classical-cloud
All the Things You Are can be found on Bridge Records label.