On February 14 at 7 p.m., Margaret Mills will perform an excerpt of Brian Schober's Manhattan Impromptus on a concert at the Third Street Music School Settlement, 235 East 11th Street, NYC. If you missed her performance of this work last year, here's your chance. In addition, the complete Manhattan Impromptus, recorded by pianist Stephen Gosling in its full concert length version, will be broadcast on Q2 Music which is the online version of WQXR next Monday through Wednesday of next week (Jan 20-22) on the program Hammered! a program of contemporary keyboard music hosted by pianist Conor Hanick. The program runs from 10 - 11AM (EST) each day, The link is q2music.org.
Also, save the date: Schober's one-woman opera The White Witch for mezzo soprano and percussion will be premiered by Christina Ascher and Jared Soldiviero at Symphony Space located on the corner of Broadway and 95th Street on October 23-25. Schober’s music spans all instrumental and vocal media. His music has been performed by the Gregg Smith Singers, The New York Treble Singers, Voces Novae et Antiquae, the Kitos Singers, neXus Arts, Palisades Virtuosi, the percussion ensembles of The Juilliard School, Mannes School of Music and the University of Buffalo, and the New York Percussion Quartet. As a performer of organ music of all styles and periods, he has toured both the U.S. and Europe, particularly presenting concerts of new organ music. He has also performed with the new music group Speculum Musicae.