On the eve of the Presidential Inauguration, the BROOKLYN FREEDOM CONCERT will present an evening of performance and art from across the spectrum inspired by the inclusivity and equality of all people. All proceeds go directly to the Audre Lorde Project and the Brooklyn Community Pride Center. I’m honored to be included in this special event, with my piece “Prayer” being performed by the wonderful cellist Amanda Gookin. Please come out to support this great cause and what is sure to be a memorable night […]
On Sunday April 24th, Alyssa’s “in somnis” for violin and orchestra will be broadcast on WQXR’s Q2 Music radio as part of this year’s Symphomania, a 24 hour marathon 21st century orchestral music! Tune in and read more here Live tweeting by Symphomania host William Robin @seatedovation
I got a chance to speak with the lovely Carrie Rexroat of LA’s Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra in preparation for our upcoming collaboration and their performance of my piece “in somnis” for violin and orchestra. Read the full interview here!
Listen to my conversation with WRTI’s Meridee Duddleson as we discuss my piece “Prayer,” commissioned by One Book One Philadelphia as a response to Kevin Powers’ novel “The Yellow Birds.” “Weinberg’s composition stays close to the heartbreaking core of this lonely story. It creates a musical mirror of the book’s style, and conveys her own prayer for bridging cultural divides.” Listen here