Alex Weiser

Broad gestures, rich textures, and narrative sweep are hallmarks of the "compelling" (New York Times), "shapely, melody-rich" (Wall Street Journal) music of composer Alex Weiser. Born and raised in New York City, Weiser creates acutely cosmopolitan music combining a keen ear and deeply felt historical perspective with a vibrant forward looking creativity. Running the gamut from dramatic visceral power to thoughtful introspection, Weiser's compositions often employ a colorful tonal language and repetition to create a discourse which is at once rich and abstract, and yet lucid and grounded.

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8' for fl(+pic), cl, perc, pno, vln, vla, vc, db, Performed by Bang on a Can 2014 Fellows

6' for large ensemble, written for the Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival 2014 at MASS MoCA
Conducted by Brad Lubman and played by Bang on a Can 2014 Fellows

Rumbling Waves
10' for Piano and Percussion, Performed by Vicky Chow and Matt Evans

14' for Soprano and Piano Perfromed by Mellissa Hughes and Lisa Moore

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