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Neil Rolnick

composer

MUSIC

 

Scenes from MONO, (2011) videos of the performance at EMPAC on Dec 1, 2011, with Todd Reynolds music director.

 

Extended Family, mvt 5: The Gathering (2009) performed by ETHEL, (from Innova 782)

 

The Economic Engine, mvt 1: Traffic (2008)
Music From China & Todd Reynolds String Quartet (from Innova 724)

 

Uptown Jump (2006)
MAYA (Sato Moughalian, Jacqueline Kerrod, John Hadfield) (from Innova 724)

 

Digits (2005)
Kathleen Supové, piano (from Innova 656)

 

The iFiddle Concerto (2006)
excerpt [2'50"] American Composers Orchestra; Steven Slaon, conductor; Todd Reynolds, iFiddle

 

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PRESS

Feature interview by Frank J. Oteri on NewMusicBox.org, April 2013

MONO Prelude has "a haunting spoken text ... with driven, vital music." Allan Kozinn's NY Times of the CD release concert for reviewExtended Family. January 14, 2011. 

The Economic Engine "presents a wondrous atmosphere that leaves the listener in a liminal space between two cultures." American Record Guide(March/April 2010)

Priscilla McLean calls Extended Family "one of Rolnick's best works" in her of his concert at EMPAC. reviewAlbany Times Union, February 18, 2010.

The Economic Engine CD is on the NY Times' classical critics' list of "best Classical CDs of 2009." November 27, 2009 

"Rolnick's music is a vivid and vigorous hybrid of idioms" in Anne MidgetteThe Washington Post, October 6, 2009

 

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NEWS

 

gardeningcoverNeil is featured on Ableton's web site in an article tracing his development over years and through evolving technologies.

 

Neil's latest CD, Gardening at Gropius House, was released Oct 29 !! Here are excerpts from the two pieces: Gardening At Gropius House and Anosmia.

Available from Innova, iTunes and Amazon. Neil's comments on the CD on youtube here.

 

Visit Neil's YouTube & Vimeo Channels:

 

www.youtube.com/neilrolnick

www.vimeo.com/channels/neilrolnick

 

Join Neil's mailing list here.

EVENTS

 

Saturday, June 20, 8am to June 21 8am

Composers Collaborative, Inc, West Park Presbyterian Church, 165 W. 86th St., Manhattan
Neil performs an hour of Randall Woolf's Spineless Dog, from 5-6pm on Saturday, in this 24-hour co-performance with Arthur Jarvinen's Serious Immobilities.

 

Sunday, June 21, 5pm

Make Music Harlem, Morningside Park @ 121st St, Manhattan
Outdoor performances begin at 4pm. Neil performs works for solo laptop computer in the 5-6pm hour.

 

Monday, June 22, 7pm

The Tribeca New Music Festival at The Cell Theater, 338 W 23rd St., NYC 10011
The premiere of a new string quartet vith video by R. Luke Dubois, for students of Face The Music, from the Lucy Moses School at the Kaufman Center

 

Thursday, June 25, 8pm

The New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Abrons Art Center Playhouse, 466 Grand Street, NYC
Neil plays O Brother!

 

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