Check out the video of the premier performance of my new piano piece, Caractères, performed by Mirna Lekic at the Théâtre de l'Île Saint-Louis (Paris, France), on July 10th, 2015.
This is the video of the premier performance of my new piece for piano and electronic sounds, Outtake, by Steven Beck at the Willow Place Auditorium (Brooklyn, NY) on May 20th, 2015. This performance was part of the "New Synchronism" project, commissioned by Dr. Faustus.
My apologies for the poor quality of the sound. Also, be patient at the beginning: it starts very softly!
I am proud to announce the upcoming premiere of my new piece, Outtake for piano and electronic sounds, on May 20th, at the Willow Place Auditorium in Brooklyn. This performance is part of a concert in which I'm involved both as a composer and as a producer, with my organization, Dr. Faustus.
See the complete information below, and I hope you can join join us for what should be an exciting evening of new music!
On May 20th, 2015, Dr. Faustus presents its latest commissioning project, N…
My Petite suite for solo piano will be broadcasted on WPBR as part of the VIVA 21st Century New Music Marathon, starting at 2pm on Saturday 12/27/15. Tune in between 10 pm and midnight for my piece! WPRB is broadcast from Princeton, NJ, on 103.3 FM, or online at wprb.com.
A lot of exciting projects this fall! I have been teaching myself programming, mostly with Python, and made some good progress—although there is still a long way to go! I am also getting more acquainted with the existing computer environments for sound design and composition (Csound, Super Collider, Pure Data, LillyPond/Frescobaldi, Open Music, AthenaCL, Music21). Needless to say, I have been spending a good part of my free time on the computer!
Not entirely unrelated, I have also been workin…
I am pleased to announce the premiere of my new piece, La vie dans les plis for violin and piano, on Thursday, June 5th, at the Firehouse Space in Brooklyn! See below the complete info for concert:
Dr. Faustus presents: Ensemble 365 & Pierrot Lunaire
New York’s contemporary music scene is singularly vast in scope, perhaps impossible to cover with a single series. With this residency at The Firehouse Space, Dan Blake brings together a range of collaborations that at least begins to represe…
I am pleased to announce the upcoming performance of my piece, Incarnation, at the Queens New Music Festival, on Saturday, May 17, starting at 6 pm. My piece will be part of an exciting program performed by Duo RoMi (Roberta Michel, flute; Mirna Lekić, piano), and also featuring works by composers Jonathan Harvey, Viet Cuong, Randalf Woolf, and David Lang.
For more details, visit the Queens New Music Festival’s website, at: http://queensnewmusicfestival.org/?p=475
Join the upcoming premiere performance of my revised song cycle for soprano and piano, "Six poèmes," performed by Sarah Brailey (sop.) and Mirna Lekic (piano), at Elebash Hall (The Graduate Center, 365 5th Ave., NY, btw 34th & 35th st.), on Wednesday, February 26, 2014. N.B.: My songs will be performed at the beginning of the first concert, starting at 5:30pm. Hope to see you there!
My electronic piece for fixed media, "Against The Grain," has been selected for a performance at the 2nd Csound International Conference, taking place at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, on October 25–27, 2013.