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Saturday, October 14

Pioneer PBS won an Emmy 

Award for their documentary "Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death." Thank you to Dana Conroy and her team for making it happen. Thank you to Dr. Daniel Rieppel and Dr. Ryan Hugh Ross for commissioning me to compose the piece!   

Watch the documentary here:

https://video.pioneer.org/video/playing-haydn-for-the-angel-of-death-f3yjnd/?_gl=1*u1r9mn*_ga*MTY5MjkwOTQzNC4xNzAwMDk1NDg2*_ga_D10XM2N4J4*MTcwMDA5NTQ4Ni4xLjEuMTcwMDA5NTU3Mi4zNy4wLjA.

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death

Song cycle featuring Dr. Dan Rieppel - piano, Dr. Ryan Hugh Ross - Bass/Baritone

University of Minnesota Morris Campus, 7:30pm, Recital

Hall, 600 E. 4th St, Morris, Minnesota

https://events.morris.umn.edu/event/playing_haydn_for_the_angel_of_death

Friday, September 8, 2023

Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death 

Song cycle featuring Dr. Dan Rieppel - piano, Dr. Ryan Hugh Ross - Bass/Baritone

Boxelder Bug Days, 7:00pm, St. Pauls Evangelical

Lutheran Church, 412 East Lyon St, Minneota, Minnesota

Includes a viewing of the PBS documentary mentioned below. 

https://boxelderbugdays.com/

The PBS  documentary, Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death, follows Dr. Daniel Rieppel, composer Martha Helen Schmidt, and singer Ryan Hugh Ross as we prepared for the Icelandic premiere of the newly commissioned song cycle of a masterpiece of prose by the late Minnesota poet Bill Holm.  Click the link below to see the full documentary.  They did an excellent job!  Thank you Dana Conroy and crew. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QEmqbrYKGmE 

Thursday, August 11, 2022-Rescheduled for Oct. 20, 2022

Icelandic Premiere of Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death

A Musical Tribute to poet Bill Holm

Song Cycle for Bass/Baritone and Piano

Ryan Hugh Ross - Bass/Baritone, Dr. Daniel Rieppel - piano

8:00 pm,  Frikirkjan i Reykjavik Lutheran Free Church

Reykjavik, Iceland 

Saturday, May 21, 2022
Premiere of Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death
A Musical Tribute to Minnesota's "Bard of the Prairie" Bill Holm

Song cycle for Bass/Baritone and Piano
Ryan Hugh Ross - Bass/Baritone, Dr. Daniel Rieppel - Piano
7:30pm, Target Performance Hall, Open Book Literary Arts Center, 1011 S. Washington Ave #101, Minneapolis, MN 55415
Admission is free but registration is required.  Click link below.
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/playing-haydn-for-the-angel-of-death-registration-329804603447

 

Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Special preview performance of Playing Haydn for the Angel of Death 
A Musical Tribute to Minnesota's "Bard of the Prairie" Bill Holm
Song cycle for Bass/Baritone and Piano
Ryan Hugh Ross - Bass/Baritone, Dr. Daniel Rieppel - Piano
7:30pm, Southwest Minnesota State University, Campus Religious Center
1418 Birch Street, Marshall, MN  56258

Thursday, March 17, 2022

SongSLAM  at the Ice House in Minneapolis

Premiere of my new Art Song entitled To Joy.  Poetry of Sara Teasdale.  Performers: Hannah Armstrong - Soprano,

Jared Miller - piano

Doors open at 6:00pm CST

Tickets can be purchased at: 

https://www.sourcesongfestival.org/songslam-2022

Saturday, January 15, 2022

Lawrence University 175th Birthday Recital

Premiere of Art Song A Little While.

 Karen Leighpost - Mezzo-Soprano, Anthony Padilla - Piano          8:00pm Live Stream at:

https://livestream.com/lawrenceuniversity

Saturday, June 26th, 2021
7:30 pm Pacific Time

Online event.  Fontainebleau American Conservatory 100th Anniversary Concert.  Hosted by the San Francisco Conservatory of Music and organized by Dr. David Conte.
Click here for details:
https://sfcm.edu/performance-calendar/event/fontainebleau-100th-anniversary-concert

Three Sonnets for Bass/Baritone and Piano,  Joseph Hubbard - Bass/Baritone, Nicholas Phillips - Piano
Other composers include David Conte, Emile Naoumoff, Laura Karpman, Malcolm Singer, Philip Lasser, and Robert Xavier-Rodriguez.  

 

Sunday, January 31st, 2021

Petite Prelude and Fugue for Brass Quintet

Members of the Fargo Moorhead Symphony

Christopher Zimmerman, Conductor

Virtual Concert.  Purchase tickets here:

https://www.fmsymphony.org/masterworks-3

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