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Stargaze - video

My first official foray into the world of multimedia art. Realized using Cecilia5, Ableton Live 10 and VDMX5. Enjoy!

"It's lovely to live on a raft. We had the sky up there, all speckled with stars, and we used to lay on our backs and look up at them, and discuss about whether they was made or only just happened. Jim he allowed they was made, but I allowed they happened; I judged it would have took too long to make so many. Jim said the moon could 'a' laid them; well, that looked kind of …

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Icare (toujours) obstiné - video

With a little delay, Mirna Lekić's sumptuous premiere of my latest composition for piano solo. Enjoy!

 

Icare (toujours) obstiné - premiere at Tenri

My new piece for piano solo, Icare, (toujours) obstiné, was premiered by Mirna Lekić during the 11th annual "Live Music by Living Composers" event from the Leschetizky Association, held at the Tenri Cultural institute in NYC on Saturday, May 4th 2019. Many thanks to the Leschetizky Association, its president, Zelma Bozdin, the organizers of the event, Mirna Lekić and Nnenna Ogwo, and to all the incredibly talented performers and composers who participated!

From left to right: Mirna Lek…

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'Vol de nuit' laureate of the 2018 "New Vision" Composition Competition

My composition for flute, clarinet, violin and cello, Vol de nuit , has been awarded third prize in the 20th International Chopin & Friends Festival "New Vision" Composition Competition. 

My warmest thanks to the jury and organizers of the competition, and congratulations to the international roster of composers also distinguished by this competition! Here is the full detail:

First Prize:
1. Richard Heller (Austria): Drei Miniaturen
2. Ye Leishuo (China): Solidification of the Aut…

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La vie dans les plis - Karen Rostron, violin; Mirna Lekic, piano

Recorded live on 07/21/2018 at the church of Saint Merri, Paris, France.

"La vie dans les plis (“life in the folds,” a title borrowed from Henri Michaux eponymous collection of poems) was commissioned by violinist Karen Rostron and pianist Mirna Lekić. In this duo, the piano and violin are treated as equal partners in a conversation at cross purposes, with only a few passing moments of true communication. Yet, echoes among their respective parts suggests the possibility of a deeper, more …

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Sept caprices pour flûte seule - Roberta Michel, flute

"I was delighted when Roberta asked me to write this piece for flute solo. I knew that I was dealing with a remarkable performer who could handle pretty much anything with grace, and I was also excited by the availability of piccolo, alto, and bass flute, in addition to the standard instrument. I quickly decided to write a series of short movements of various tempi and styles, a little bit in the manner of a Baroque suite. The movements also alternate instruments, and each one is based on a …

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Summer 2018 Concerts

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'Treblinke dort' premiere (4/21/17)

Treblinke dort, for violin, cello, piano, and tape, performed by Ensemble 365 (Karen Rostron, violin; Marta Bedkowska-Reilly, cello; Mirna Lekic, piano). 

'Shiloh' performance by Chorosynthesis

My piece, Shiloh, for mixed chorus, has been selected for the Chorosynthesis Singers' 4th New Choral Music Reading Session, at the University of Washington School of Music, on October 2nd, 2016. See below for more details, and, if you are around, come check it out!

NEH-funded commission

I proudly announce that I received a commission to write a new piece as part of the NEH-funded KHRCA Colloquia, 2016–2017, Fleeing Genocide: Displacement, Exile and the Refugee.

This new piece for soprano voice, violin, cello, and piano, will be based on archival recordings of songs from Holocaust survivors. I am thrilled and honored to be part of this project!

 

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