Overview : Pelléas et Mélisande

Debussy had planned on writing an opera for some time prior to Pelléas et Mélisande.  Much earlier he had remarked,  "For a long time I had been striving to write music for the theatre, but the form in which I wanted it to be was so unusual that after several attempts I had given up … Continue reading Overview : Pelléas et Mélisande

New voice: Aaron Holloway-Nahum

Aaron Holloway-Nahum describes a recent work ~ Expressions of Sea Level was written for the Dr. K Sextet and the Cheltenham Music Festival. It's a work that continues my recent exploration of a combination between lyricism and an expanding canvas of pitch (including microtones) and timbre. The ideas were about questions of perspective and timelessness. The … Continue reading New voice: Aaron Holloway-Nahum