musica reservata : a style of composition of the late 16th c. which may involve intensely expressive and highly chromatic music intended, in all likelihood, for consumption by small audiences. 11.9.15 | Review of Hagoromo premiere at BAM Harvey in broadwayworld.com BWW Review: HAGOROMO Meditates on the Contrasts Between Heaven…
musica reservata : a style of composition of the late 16th c. which may involve intensely expressive and highly chromatic music intended, in all likelihood, for consumption by small audiences. 11.4.15 | Review of Hagoromo premiere in newyorkclassicalreview.com “Hagoromo” offers moments of beauty amid words of banality November 04, 2015…
7.27.2015 | Two albums now available: Axis the music of Lewis Nielson Mode Records with Redfishbluefish, Steven Schick, JACK Quartet Conducted by Nicholas DeMaison Get it at Amazon     The Ticket That Exploded by James Ilgenfritz & Jason Ponce Anagram Ensemble Conducted by Nicholas DeMaison & James Ilgenfritz Get…
musica reservata : a style of composition of the late 16th c. which may involve intensely expressive and highly chromatic music intended, in all likelihood, for consumption by small audiences. 4.22.15 | New recording just finished From the remarkable talents of andPay from perfect nowhere 2014 | 9:00 violin, viola…
musica reservata : a style of composition of the late 16th c. which may involve intensely expressive and highly chromatic music intended, in all likelihood, for consumption by small audiences. 3.18.15 | New Year, new SoundCloud page All the music I'm willing to admit to all in one place: http://soundcloud.com/nicholas-demaison/…
1.15.15 | The Renaissance is Now (again) For a short time as I was transitioning to life in New York City, I ran a new music ensemble that was not specifically devoted to new opera. While I was running it, we managed (among other things) to pull off one particularly…
10.25.13 | In the RPI News Original article here. Acclaimed Conductor Joins Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Faculty as Music Program Evolves October 25, 2013 Nicholas DeMaison, the newly hired conductor in School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (HASS) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is giving students the kind of rigorous musical…
10.10.13 | Tchaikovsky Redux I was sent to the Met Opera last Tuesday (October, 1) with the mission of teasing out some kind of follow-up to all of the commotion surrounding the opening Gala (ie: the petition calling for the Met to dedicate the performances to the cause of LGBT…
8.19.13 | Splitting time Foregoing an entry here for the sake of a post on TheQuire.com. Thoughts on Russia, Gergiev and the Olympics. UPDATE: 10.6.13 A follow up article to my August discussion of Gergiev and the Met is coming shortly to The Quire. In the mean time, I'm re-posting…
7.29.13 | Apropos of Nothing [tippy title="(1)"]...which is of course a lie. I’m on the verge of the biggest life-shift since leaving San Diego and grad school and moving to New York City, and since leaving the East Coast and moving to San Diego to go to grad school before…
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