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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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A journey begins

Today is a special day. It marks the end of an intense period of preparation and the beginning of an equally intense period of artistic creation. The Lyric Opera of Chicago has entrusted me with the task of composing a … Continue reading

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