James Matheson

James Matheson

James  Matheson

New York-based composer James Matheson's music has been commissioned by New York and Los Angeles Philharmonics, the Chicago and Albany Symphony Orchestras and Carnegie Hall, and for the St. Lawrence and Borromeo String Quartets. The American Academy of Arts and Letters honored him in December, 2011 with the Charles Ives Living. He has received fellowships and awards from the Guggenheim, Civitella Ranieri, Bogliasco and Sage Foundations. A 2016 release from Yarlung Records feature three major works on CD and vinyl: Violin Concerto (Baird Dodge, with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra led by Esa-Pekka Salonen); Times Alone, (soprano Laura Strickling and pianist Thomas Sauer); and String Quartet (Color Field Quartet).

 

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