Musica senza rumore: research trip to the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, Rome, Italy to meet with Prince Jonathan Doria and begin composing a new work for him, inspired by his gallery’s great collection.
March 20, 2017
–copia, pour Cor (nu?) en Fa (2015), Leslie Norton, horn. Blair School of Music, Nashville, Tennessee,.
Fall semester, 2017
Academic leave, for the composition of Lolly Willowes
October 19, 2017
Canticle (Fourth Viola Sonata, 2015). World premiere by Kathryn Plummer, viola and Craig Nies, piano,, Ingram Hall, Blair School of Music.
October 21, 2017
Rousseaux (Sixth String Quartet, 2016). World premiere by the Blair String Quartet, Ingram Hall, Blair School of Music. Each movement belongs to a different Rousseau—Jean-Jacques, Théodore, and Henri—and the ways they (respectively) defined, fulfilled, and departed from the Romantic spirit.
November 17, 2017
Release of CD of music for solo and two violins (Divine Art/Metier Records), including the large-scale cycle Il Ritorno: Perambulation for Unaccompanied Violin (2013-2015), Diaphany (2016), Mornington Caprice (2016), and Unturned Stones: Duo for Violin and Viola (2012).
Here’s the publisher’s website for the recording, including three international reviews: