At New York City’s SubCulture on Thursday, June 11, Joshua Roman takes part in “Gregg Kallor: Chamber Music”, a program of works by the venue’s inaugural Composer-in-Residence, who is also a pianist. Joined by violinist Miranda Cuckson, the trio performs a world premiere by Kallor as well as Joshua’s own Riding Light. Find tickets and more information here.
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Tuesday, May 19th, 2015
Is it really May, already? It’s such a cliché, but I really do feel sometimes that the calendar must be lying. April was a more typical month for me, with multiple concertos and recitals. Mostly traditional repertoire: Dvorak’s Cello Concerto, Haydn’s C Major Cello Concerto, Tchaikovsky Rococo Variations, Bach Suites… there were a few newer pieces mixed in as well, including my own “Riding Light”. In fact, that particular performance was one of the few in my life where my Cstring has had the audacity to snap during a juicy moment. Audiences seem to love that, although for me it’s just a pain to have to go grab another one and retune, then decide where to start again.
Along with all of that, April is also of course tax season, and every self-employed Musician knows just how long that can take. So between all of these things, plus other random tasks, I did not get as much done on my upcoming cello concerto as I’d like. Luckily, this month is dedicated to producing notes on paper!