Fall & Winter, 2012-13

Performances, Appearances, New Works and Works in Progress:

Friday, September 14, 2012, 7:30 p.m.
Victoria & Albert Museum, Room 46a, London, England
The Casts Courts and Music
Free Performance
Using the extraordinary backdrop of the V&A’s cast courts as inspiration, internationally acclaimed violinist Peter Sheppard Skaerved and virtuoso horn player Carly Lake will deliver a special performance to mark the start of the London Design Festival 2012.
This performance will include works by Bach, Biber, David Gorton and Michael Alec Rose.
Jointly organised with The Royal Academy of Music
More information:

October 14, 2012
One Day University: 12 Professors
(including Michael Alec Rose)
Midtown Hilton Hotel
New York City
More information: www.onedayu.com/events/detail/48

Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Nightcap Series Concert
featuring the music of Michael Alec Rose
The composer providing commentary (8:00-8:25p.m.)
Performance of two works (8:30-9:20 p.m.):

The Pedagogy of Grief (Viola Sonata No. 3, 2004)
John Kochanowski, viola
Craig Nies, piano

Sedentary Dances (Cello Concerto, 2012):
Preview of this brand-new work for cello and orchestra
Felix Wang, cello
Michael Alec Rose, piano


Unturned Stones (duo for violin and viola)
Commissioned by violist Diana Mathews
Premiere European performances in spring, 2013

Special project in honor of my first mentor, Leonard Murphy
(Bala Cynwyd Junior High School, 1972-1974):
Commission from the Suncoast Concert Band (Robert Stoll, director)
for a new piece to celebrate the band’s 80th anniversary:
Premiere in Sarasota, Florida on March 10, 2013
(There’s a solo for Mr. Murphy, who plays principal bassoon)


Five Maeterlinck Songs
Premiere in Paris, France
June, 2013
Tony Boutté, tenor
On the same recital, Dr. Boutté will also be premiering the new critical edition of
Gabriel Fauré’s ‘La bonne chanson’

Civil Disobedients for solo piano
Commissioned by Zubin Kanga for his international concert tour in 2013-2014