New work for harpsichord and ensemble. Supported by the Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing arts. Premiere with Ensemble Oerknal at TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht, 14 April 2019.
Dead White Man Music for solo harpsichord and ensemble. Premiere with Urban Playground Chamber Orchestra, directed by Tom Cunningham, Christ & St Stephens Church, New York, 6 Oct 2017. Read more about the project on Evan's blog here.
Five Meditations for solo piano, based on a sixteenth-century manuscript of harpsichord music by Luigi Rossi. Premiere of movements 1-5 at Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music, 17 Sep 2017.
Founding member of Ensemble Oerknal (b. 2012). Core members: flute, clarinet, string quartet, keyboards, percussion. Dedicated to experimental new music and collaborations with both composers and improvisers. Based in The Hague, NL.
Recent highlights include residencies at Gaudeamus Muziekweek, Delian Academy for New Music, as well as concerts throughout The Netherlands, including a marathon recital of Morton Feldman's For Philip Guston at Korzo Theater. Our debut CD will be released with 7 Mountain Records later this year.
Pianist of Fonema Consort, a contemporary ensemble focused on new music from the Americas for voice and ensemble. Based in Chicago.
Recent highlights include collaborations with Julio Estrada, residencies at Harvard University and 113 Composers Collective. Hear us on our recently released audio/visual album, Fifth Tableau (ParlourTapes+, 2017).
Music in Familiar Spaces:
Member of Music in Familiar Spaces, a collective founded by cellist Steuart and Michelle Pincombe dedicated to performing outside of established venues as a means of increasing both urban and rural accessibility to concerts.
Group for Latin American Musics (GLAM):
Founded with Felipe Ledesma-Núñez and Julio Zúñiga for the promotion of contemporary Latin American musical culture in Harvard and the Boston area. Recent projects with Julio Estrada and Maria Chavez.
Recovering Musical Esperanto:
Click here for more information on my ongoing project recovering, restoring, and learning how to play nineteenth-century instruments from around the world tuned in just intonation.
Tanaka Shōhei Translation Group:
Collaborating with Jonathan Service (Wadham College, University of Oxford), Margaret Mehl (University of Copenhagen), and Jonas Loeffler (University of Cologne) and others on translations from German and Japanese into English of the seminal musical writings of the scientist Tanaka Shōhei (1862-1945). Main texts include Studien im Gebiete der Reinen Stimmung (1890) and Geschichtliche Betrachtungen über den geistigen Verkehr Japans mit dem Auslande (1891).