solo baritone, solo piano; perc, va, vc, db
The Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2016 Next Wave Festival
soprano, tenor, baritone, bass; men's chorus; 2+pic.2.2(bcl).2+cbn/4.2[in C].2.0/timp/3 perc/strings
New York Philharmonic, de Doelen Concert Hall, Barbican Centre, l’Auditori, Bochum Symphony Orchestra, Concertgebouw Bruges, and Malmö Opera.
Lang’s ‘wed’ and Wolfe’s ‘Early That Summer’, performed by ETHEL string quartet at Silvermine Arts Center, New Canaan, CT
1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840
Lang’s ‘wed’ and Wolfe’s ‘Early That Summer’, performed by ETHEL string quartet at Williams Center for the Arts @ Lafayette College
730 High Street, Easton, PA 18042
Lang’s ‘wed’ and Wolfe’s ‘Early That Summer’, performed by ETHEL string quartet at Simple Measures @ Fremont Abbey Arts Center
4272 Fremont Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98103
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David Lang is one of the most thoughtful composers working today. His music is consistently probing, emotionally urgent, strange, and beautiful. It is also getting simpler as the years roll on—a sign that the mind behind it is undergoing a kind of ritualistic purification. I’ve been obsessed with David’s music since I bought a recording by mail order of his piece cheating lying stealing when I was in high school, and I have written a piano piece called David Lang Needs a Hug…continue reading
SSAA playing simple percussion instruments
love fail was co-commissioned by The Brooklyn Academy of Music’s 2012 Next Wave Festival, The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, The John F. Kennedy Center Abe Fortas Memorial Fund, The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, The Secrest Artists Series at Wake Forest University, and Hancher Performances at the University of Iowa. Movement 4, 'the wood and the vine', was commissioned by The Newman Center for the Performing Arts at University of Denver, The University of California at Riverside, and the Santa Fe Concert Association in Santa FE, NM. Movement 10, 'I live in pain', in a different version, was originally written for “TheCrossing,” Donald Nally, conductor.
Carnegie Hall and Nederlands Kamerkoor