The Four Seasons of Isolation
Without an orchestra, what is a concerto? In a nod to Vivaldi’s Four Seasons, four movements approach the combination of solo violin and electronic sounds in novel ways. The four seasons of Isolation is a musical journey through the shared experience of the Covid-19 pandemic. Released in 2022 with Ravello Records. Listen to the full album here
The Exagoge is an opera-theater event, inspired by a 2nd Century play by Ezekiel the Tragedian. Libretto by Edward Einhorn. From a workshop performance at The National Opera Center in New York City, June 2022. Alexis Rodda, soprano, Tengku Irfan, piano
Concerto for Saxophone
The concerto was written during the summer of 2013 under guidance from Susan Botti and Samuel Adler. It was first performed at a composition recital at Manhattan School Of Music on December 7th, 2013, with Wonki Lee playing alto saxophone and Jonatan Spandorf conducting.
Letters to Engels
A short solo opera. Marx sings three of his letters to Engels. Music by Avner Finberg, Libretto by Edward Einhorn. Performed by Jonathan Kline, Maria Dessena on piano. Part of Untitled Theater Company No. 61’s Money Lab, an economic vaudeville, performed March 2015 at HERE Arts Center
Maqamat is the plural of “Maqam”, the Arabic term for the set of notes used as the basis for all classical Arab music (much like a scale or a mode). Inspired by the music of Farid al-Atrash, one of the great Oud musicians of the 20th century. Cello: Yi Qun Xu. From the Noree Arts Playscape 2016 Dance and Music Festival, New York City.