Composer
Mathew
Rosenblum
"The path into the heart of the piece is both clear and infinite." —New York Classical Review

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Featured Composer at June in Buffalo 2023

Mathew Rosenblum will be a featured Senior Composer at the 2023 June in Buffalo festival (June 6-11, 2023) where several of his works will be performed.

Premiere of “We Lived Happily During the War”

“We Lived Happily During the War,” commissioned by the Fromm Foundation, was premiered on September 30, 2022 by Jamie Jordan and the Talujon Percussion, The DiMenna Center, NYC

Beyond 2020: Microtonal Music Festival

The Beyond 2020: Microtonal Music Festival, Directed by Mathew Rosenblum,  took place February 28th – March 1st in Pittsburgh.

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Biography

Mathew Rosenblum is a composer, curator and educator. Through the juxtaposition of different tuning systems and stylistic references, Rosenblum’s work does not live within traditional boundaries, creating a compellingly fresh landscape. He is director of the highly successful Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival, co-director of the Music on the Edge new music series, and Professor and former Chair of the Department of Music at the University of Pittsburgh…

Latest Album

Lament/Witches’ Sabbath

2018, New Focus Recordings

Lament/Witches' Sabbath

Boston Modern Orchestra Project and David Krakauer, clarinet soloist

Northern Flicker

Lisa Pegher, percussion

Falling

Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Lindsay Kesselman, soprano

Last Round (Ostatnia Runda)

FLUX Quartet and Mantra Percussion

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Selected Works

Falling (2013)

Soprano, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Percussion, Piano, and Pre-Recorded Audio

Lament/Witches’ Sabbath (2017)

Clarinet in Bb and Orchestra

RedDust Multi-Media Chamber Opera (2007)

Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Baritone, four dancers, video artist, surround-sound audio, and chamber orchestra (fl, cl, bs, cl, bsn, ten sax., hn, 2 tpt, bs, tbn, 2 perc, pno, 2 elec. Gt., 2 vln, vla, vc, cb)

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