The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra performed Bruce Adolphe’s Do You Dream in Color? for mezzo-soprano and orchestra, featuring mezzo-soprano Laurie Rubin, who also wrote the text, which is about her experiences as a blind person. The performances were in October, 2013.
The Cassatt String Quartet premiered Bruce Adolphe’s Mary Cassatt: Scenes from Her Life at the Crystal Bridges Museum in Arkansas and then the following week at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton. The piece was commissioned by the University of Central Arkansas, where Mr. Adolphe has a residency this season.
On May 17th, 2014, Bruce Adolphe’s The End of Tonight will receive its world premiere at the Greene Space in New York. The work, settings of poetry by Nathalie Handal, is scored for three mezzo-sopranos, three cellos, and piano. It was commissioned by Lenore Fishman Davis.
The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center is releasing a new download on the live concert recordings series of Bruce Adolphe’s Self Comes to Mind for cello and two percussionists. The concert was performed in November, 2012, featuring cellist Efe Baltacigil and percussionists Ayano Kataoka and Ian David Rosenbaum.
Contact Keiser Classical for more information on Bruce Adolphe’s music.