#31 Lisa Bielawa

Composer-vocalist Lisa Bielawa is a 2009 Rome Prize winner in Musical Composition. She takes inspiration for her work from literary sources and close artistic collaborations.

Gramophone reports, “Bielawa is gaining gale force as a composer, churning out impeccably groomed works that at once evoke the layered precision of Vermeer and the conscious recklessness of Jackson Pollock,” and The New York Times describes her music as, “ruminative, pointillistic and harmonically slightly tart.”

Hosted by Seth Boustead
Produced by Jesse McQuarters

This Time from Seven Kafka Songs
Carla Kihlstedt, violin & voice

Double Violin Concerto, II
Boston Modern Orchestra Project/Rose; Kihlstedt & Jacobsen, vlns.

#11 from Synopses– “It Takes One to Know One”
Robert Schulz, drumset

Concerto for Orchestra, In Medias Res
Boston Modern Orchestra Project/RosePurchase

Nothing fr. Chance Encounter
The Knights; Susan Narucki, sop.

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