It’s hard to know what to be more dazzled by in the music of composer Derek Bermel - the range of stylistic voices he cultivates or the profusion of ingenuity, beauty and wit he brings to everything he touches.
— San Francisco Chronicle

LATEST NEWS

NOVEMBER 14

Lontano Ensemble - London Festival of American Music

Tied Shifts, UK premiere

St. James Theatre

London, UK


NOVEMBER 15-16

Johnson Museum of Art - Cornell University

Dialogues: Derek Bermel in Residence

Johnson Museum of Art - performing works by Stravinsky, Poulenc, Bermel and 3 world premieres.

Ithaca, NY


NOVEMBER 16

Collage New Music - Calyx Trio

Death with Interruptions, Boston premiere 

Longy School of Music

Cambridge, MA


NOVEMBER 18

Cardiff University - Lontano Ensemble

Tied Shifts

Cardiff University

Cardiff, Wales, UK


NOVEMBER 20

NOW Ensemble

Interval Training, NY premiere

Lincoln Center Atrium, New York, NY


DECEMBER 7

Music from Copland House

Derek Bermel performs John Musto's Sextet 

Merestead Estate, Mt. Kisco, NY


JANUARY 8

North Carolina Symphony

Jamm on Toast from Voices, Andrew Lowy, clarinet, Edwin Outwater, conductor

Meymandi Concert Hall, Raleigh, NC


FEBRUARY 14

River Oaks Chamber Ensemble

Murmuration - world premiere

St. John the Divine, Houston, TX


MARCH 22

Chamber Music Society of Louisville

Derek Bermel with Music from Copland House

Comstock Hall, University of Louisville, KY


APRIL 2

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

Death with Interruptions - world premiere

James Ehnes, violin; Nicholas Canellakis, cello; Gilles Vonsattel, piano

Kaplan Penthouse, Lincoln Center, New York, NY


MAY 5-7

ACO Underwood New Music Readings

Derek Bermel - Artistic Director and Mentor Composer

DiMenna Center, New York, NY


MAY 16

Albany Symphony

Migration Series by Derek Bermel

Juilliard Jazz Orchestra, James Burton III, director

Albany Symphony, David Alan Miller, conductor

EMPAC, Troy, NY


MAY 28

New Century Chamber Orchestra 

Murmurations - world premiere

Berkeley/Palo Alto/San Francisco/San Rafael, CA


NEW YORK, NY: 

Derek Bermel appointed Artistic Director of the American Composers Orchestra. Read more info HERE 

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New CD release, CANZONAS AMERICANAS

Derek Bermel's newest CD, featuring the stellar ensemble Alarm Will Sound, is now available on Cantaloupe Records