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Things I've written about music.

Feature articles

"Wolfie Goes to Hollywood: Finding the Magic in Mozart with Nicholas McGegan and Martin Chalifour"

Classical Post, September 2022

"Behind the Score: Shostakovich, Oistrakh and the Ukraine Connection"

Minnesota Orchestra, April 2022

"When Poetry Sings, and Composer Becomes Poet"

Cleveland Orchestra, March 2022

"John Adams through the Looking Glass"

Cleveland Orchestra, February 2022

"Returning a Museum Treasure to the Limelight for Bach's Goldberg Variations"

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, November 2014

"Hokusai and Debussy's Evocations of the Sea"

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2014

Program notes

Gustav Mahler, Adagio from Symphony No. 10

Cleveland Orchestra, January 2024

Ernst Krenek, Kleine Symphonie (Little Symphony)

Cleveland Orchestra, January 2024

Claude Vivier, Lonely Child

Cleveland Orchestra, November 2023

Storms of Musical Invention: Sibelius and Àdes Take on Shakespeare's Tempest

Cleveland Orchestra, April 2023

Louise Farrenc, Symphony No. 3

Cleveland Orchestra, March 2023

John Adams, El Niño

Cleveland Orchestra, November 2022

Jörg Widmann, Viola Concerto

Cleveland Orchestra, October 2022

Friedrich Gulda, Concerto for Cello and Wind Orchestra

Cleveland Orchestra, July 2022

Benjamin Britten, Suite from The Prince of the Pagodas

Cleveland Orchestra, April 2022

Benjamin Britten, Suite on English Folk Tunes, "A time there was ..."

Cleveland Orchestra, March 2022

Molière / Jean-Baptiste Lully, Le Bouregois Gentilhomme

Lincoln Center Festival, July 2016

Season brochures

The Oregon Symphony's 2023/24 Season: Uniting Through Music

Wrote all front matter and program copy for three classical subscription series.

Artist interviews

"Four Pieces in Search of a Program: How Pianist Orion Weiss Transformed an Intimate Recital into a Wild Journey Around the World"

Medium, October 2022

"Clarinetist Jon Manasse Prepares Bartók and Brahms for Upcoming St. Luke's Chamber Ensemble Series"

Feast of Music, April 2013

Odds & ends

"5 WorksThat Continue to Fuel My Love for the Clarinet"

Self-published on Medium, October 2021 (inspired by the New York Times' "5 Minutes" series)

"RIP, Claudio Abbado (1933–2014)"

Feast of Music, January 2014

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