NEWS

“The Big Deception” at the Paramount Theater

Oliver’s art song “The Big Deception” is being performed at the Paramount Theatre. Friday night and Sunday afternoon. It will be featured in a set of songs on immigration, performed as a prelude to the word premiere of Jorge Sosa Ortega and Cerise Jacobs’ powerful new opera I Am a Dreamer Who No Longer Dreams. Commissioned by […]

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9/14: Juventas Performs “Connect All”

On Saturday, Juventas New Music Ensemble will perform Oliver’s trio “Connect All. We All Connect.” The piece sets poignant lyrics by Master Palindromist Barry Duncan, probing the strength and fragility of human connection. Anne Howarth commissioned Connect All for soprano, horn and piano. In this performance, the horn line has been transcribed for Wolcott Humphrey on clarinet.  Soprano […]

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Sunday: Hollis & Carey perform “The New Colossus”

Sunday at 3pm, join Soprano Kelley Hollis and pianist Julia Carey will perform Oliver’s The New Colossus at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth. The program, entitled “100 Years of American Songbook,” also includes Barber’s beloved “Knoxville: Summer of 1915” and works by Aaron Copland, Lee Hoiby and Steven Serpa. Sunday August 18, 3:00pm […]

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Aug. 1, 8, 22: White Snake premieres “The Big Deception”

White Snake Projects will premiere Oliver’s newest piece The Big Deception (soprano, mezzo, cello, piano) on August 1, 8 and 22. The Big Deception, sets the story of Irene Da Silva and Ivete Souza, as told in their own words. Irene was approved for a United States Green Card and instructed to return to her native […]

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July 20: Music at Penn Alps Premieres “Willow Spring Path”

On July 20, Karen Lau, Brent Weber and Joseph Yungen will premiere Oliver’s newest piece Willow Spring Path at Music at Penn Alps in Grantsville, Maryland. Music at Penn Alps selected Oliver as the winner of its 2019 commission competition, from a pool of 124 entries.  Inspired by one of Oliver’s favorite walks in the Middlesex Fells Reservation, Willow Spring […]

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Tonight on Seattle’s Classical KING FM 98.1

Oliver’s Journey to the West will be played tonight on Classical KING FM 98.1 “Musical Chairs,” moderated by guest host Rachel Ciprotti of the Seattle Chamber Players. Hear it live 7pm PST / 10pm EST Online stream link: https://player.streamguys.com/classic…/…/sgplayer/player.php Mobile stream link: http://classicalking.streamguys1.com/king-fm-mp3

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