A Life’s Work. It’s an interesting concept. I’ll admit, there was a long period when my work was my life. But over time, I added life to my work, bit by bit, one piece at a time – a husband I love, a child I adore, parents in need of care, a home. From earliest memory, I have always been a master of compartments. I build them around the things that matter most to me, just like the sections of a submarine. If one leaks, the damage is contained and won’t flood the whole vessel.
April 11, 2016 marks the 100th birthday of Argentinian composer, Alberto Ginastera. I recently embarked upon the rather giant project of celebrating that milestone with a centennial recording and documentary that features some of his most iconic instrumental works performed by Gil Shaham, Jason Vieaux, and Orli Shaham. I recorded his Concerto for Harp and Orchestra and I’m also co-producing the album with Oberlin Music for a release later this year. Why am I doing all this, y