Alex Weiser


Broad gestures, rich textures, and narrative sweep are hallmarks of the “compelling” (New York Times), “shapely, melody-rich” (Wall Street Journal) music of composer Alex Weiser. Born and raised in New York City, Weiser creates acutely cosmopolitan music combining a deeply felt historical perspective with a vibrant forward-looking creativity. Weiser has been praised for having a “sophisticated ear and knack for evoking luscious textures and imaginative yet approachable harmonies.” (I Care If You Listen).

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Three Epitaphs
13' for for Singer and Chamber Orchestra , Performed by Kate Maroney and Cantata Profana, Conducted by Jacob Ashworth

Octet
8' for fl(+pic), cl, perc, pno, vln, vla, vc, db, Performed by Bang on a Can 2014 Fellows

Ascension
6' for large ensemble, written for the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival 2014 at MASS MoCA
Conducted by Brad Lubman and played by Bang on a Can 2014 Fellows

Rumbling Waves
10' for Piano and Percussion, Performed by Vicky Chow and Matt Evans

Marks
14' for Singer and Piano Perfromed by Mellissa Hughes and Lisa Moore

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