PIANISTS — TAKE A LOOK!

It’s my dark, wild piano piece, sometimes tender, too. Weegee Photos, based on tabloid newspaper shots from the 1930s. I have a revised score, and a blog post with more about the music, plus links to the score and the world premiere.

GIVING THANKS

So many performances, recordings, artists, works that I’ve encountered in the past months. Some true masterworks among them, as (among much else) Gavin Bryars, Meredith Monk, and Bob Dylan unfold their deepest, late-career ways of making their art.

THE FUTURE OF CLASSICAL MUSIC

Still thinking of what I wrote…a detailed summary of what I think will and must happen. Including what seems to be heresy these days — that building an excited new, young, ticket-buying audience is more important than community outreach.