Tag Archives: Gesamtkuntswerk

Pushing the right buttons

Few things can be more rewarding for a composer than a standing ovation after the premiere of a new work, but last weekend I got to experience the same rush of excitement inside a rehearsal room, with only four people … Continue reading

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Staying relevant

Sometimes I think about the role of the composer in today’s society. Are we really needed? I guess we are as needed as any other creative artist, and although there might be some truth in Oscar Wilde’s assertion that “all … Continue reading

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