This weekend saw the debut of my new piece, Fantasia XNY, courtesy of the Spokane New Music Ensemble’s “New Music in Old Homes” concert series:
The program was very clever – organizer Shawn Tolley paired three Baroque pieces, performed by oboist Linnea Wentworth, with contemporary electronic “responses,” all performed in a historic 1906 home. I’ve adored Baroque composition practices since I first studied them in undergrad, and that fascination has carried through to my electronic music, including my most recent album, Infrared Leviathan.
So of course I jumped at the chance to compose a response to Telemann’s Fantasia No. 7 in D Major:
If you’re in the Spokane, WA area, check out the next concert: the Spokane New Music Ensemble will be hosting “Songs for Winter” on Sunday December 21st at 7:00 pm. Shawn Tolley is a prince of a guy and a very creative composer and organizer. Check out their website for more info: https://www.facebook.com/Spokanenewmusic