ALEXANDER EKMAN’S “COW”
Semperoper, Dresden, March 12 (world premiere) – April 4, 2016
A brand new full evening ballet for the Dresden Ballet. Score by me.
See event calendar to the right for more info.
DIANA VREELAND OPERA PART OF THE 2016 FORT WORTH OPERA NEW FRONTIERS SHOWCASE
Librettist Royce Vavrek and I are working on an opera about Diana Vreeland, and we have been selected to present snippets from the piece at the 2016 New Frontiers showcase workshop at Fort Worth Opera on May 4-5 2016. Tickets are $10 and can be ordered through the Fort Worth Opera website.
Full press release here.
HOW MANY MORE OF THESE – ANNA VON HAUSSWOLFF
With the Dahlkvist Quartet and Henrik Måwe
Watch Anna von Hausswolff, the Dahlkvist Quartet and Henrik Måwe perform How Many More of These (music and text by me) from Act 1 of Alexander Ekman’s ballet Midsummer Night’s Dream on the empty stage of the Royal Swedish Opera House.
How Many More of These – video on YouTube
SWEDISH NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO – AGNETA FURVIK IN CONVERSATION WITH MIKAEL KARLSSON
Agneta Furvik is the US Correspondent (in NYC) for Swedish National Public Radio. She met with me in February of 2015. She and I talk about the many strange turns that I have taken to end up where I am today. We talk about the importance of collaboration and about trusting strangers and of the NYC tradition of paying it forward.
Link to radio interview (in Swedish)