Dreamachine for solo percussion and orchestra is a colorful tribute to the imagination of inventors who dreamed of new machines, both real and surreal. The flute concerto Trail of Tears dramatizes the tragic governmental forced relocation of Native Americans in 1838 and meditates on how the human spirit discovers ways to deal with adversity. Reflections on the Mississippi for tuba and orchestra is a musical voyage down the legendary Mississippi River from Iowa to Louisiana. The Albany Symphony, conducted by David Alan Miller, delivers mesmerizing performances by three outstanding women soloists: GRAMMY Award-winning percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie, flutist extraordinaire Amy Porter, and Carol Jantsch, the remarkable principal tuba of The Philadelphia Orchestra.
Faber Music Ltd is delighted to announce the signing of a new sub-publishing agreement with multiple Grammy® Award-winning US composer Michael Daugherty, in respect of all the music published under his own imprint, Michael Daugherty Music. This is with immediate effect and for the following territories: Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan. | read press release
Michael Daugherty’s Reflections on the Mississippi, featuring guest soloist Carol Jantsch, was performed at the Kennedy Center on April 11, 2018, by the Albany Symphony as part of 2018 SHIFT: A Festival of American Orchestras.
“Daugherty’s piece, a concerto for tuba from 2013 called Reflections on the Mississippi, was the high point of the evening. An evocation of the composer’s memories of that quintessential American river, the piece explores many traditional sound worlds. ~Washington Classical Review | read full review