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Composer


“For over 30 years [Rolnick] has helped to create a much changed musical landscape in the United States in terms of musical aesthetics and the application of technology in concert performance.” 

– Frank J Oteri, NewMusicBox.org feature interview (April 2013)

 

 

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Composer


“For over 30 years [Rolnick] has helped to create a much changed musical landscape in the United States in terms of musical aesthetics and the application of technology in concert performance.” 

– Frank J Oteri, NewMusicBox.org feature interview (April 2013)

 

 

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Upcoming Concerts


Upcoming Concerts


UPCOMING CONCERTS 2017-18

Wednesday, October 11 - Time TBA
Centro Mexicano para la Música y las Artes Sonoras (CMMAS). Morelia, Mexico
Neil's Oceans Eat Cities will be performed by members of the Ónyx Ensamble as part of the opening ceremonies of the Visiones Sonoras Festival 13

Saturday, November 18 - 8pm
The Stone @ The New School's Glass Box Theater, 55 W 13th St., NYC.  Violinist Jennifer Choi and pianist Kathleen Supové will premiere Neil's Deal With The Devil, with Neil performing on laptop.

Fall 2017 - Date & NYC Venue TBA
Soprano Mellissa Hughes and Deviant Septet will present a showcase performance of 3 songs from Neil's work-in-progress, Cordelia, with libretto by Larry Beinhart.  Deviant Septet has received a New Music USA Project Grant for support of this project.

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Recent Music


Recent Music


RECENT MUSIC

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Recent Press


Recent Press


RECENT NEWS & PRESS

Deviant Septet was awarded a 2017 New Music USA Projects Grant for the development of Neil's monodrama Cordelia, with soprano Mellissa Hughes and a libretto by Larry Beinhart.

Neil has been awarded a Bogliasco Fellowship for a residency at the Liguria Study Center in Bogliasco, Italy, in April and May 2017.  He will be working on Deal With The Devil for violinist Jennifer Choi and pianist Kathleen Supove.

Neil received a 2016 ArtsLink Grant for a two week residency with Omen Theater in Belgrade Serbia.

Anne Midgette calls Neil's performance at Atlas Performing Arts "a terrific concert" in her Washington Post review , January 31, 2016

Gardening At Gropius House is discussed in CNN.Style, July 2015.

Ableton.com feature article on Neil's use of sampling in A Robert Johnson Sampler, Feb 21 2014

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 review of the CD release concert for Extended 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 review of his concert at EMPAC.  Albany 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," Anne MidgetteThe Washington Post, October 6, 2009