Upcoming events

Commission for HOCKET and Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra |
May 12-13, 2018

Donald Crockett has been commissioned by the Kaleidoscope Chamber Orchestra for a new work for HOCKET: 4 hands in and around a piano etc. etc. plus a conductorless chamber orchestra of nineteen musicians.  HOCKET is Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff, composer-pianists, collaborating with Kaleidoscope from the Steinway.  The concerto, And the River, is a co-commission with Kaleidoscope, Aspen Music Festival and Oberlin Sinfonietta; stay tuned for additional details.

ACE at the Aspen Music Festival |
June 24 - July 15, 2018

Donald Crockett returns to conduct the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble at the Aspen Music Festival for the opening three weeks.  ACE will play in the weekly Chamber Music concerts in Harris Hall, and offer events at the Chapel Series and elsewhere in Aspen in Summer 2018.  Additional details soon.

Bennington Chamber Music Conference |
July 22 - August 12, 2018

Donald Crockett returns as Senior Composer in Residence with the Bennington Chamber Music Conference on the Bennington College campus, coaching participant musicians, working with Resident Composers Lei Liang, Pierre Jalbert and Paul Moravec, mentoring Composition Fellows, and working with the CMC faculty artists on new and recent chamber music, including Crockett's piano trio, Night Scenes.

New Music USA commission for SAKURA cello quintet |
Fall 2018 premiere

Donald Crockett has received a commission from New Music USA to compose a major work for the outstanding young cello quintet, SAKURA, for the 2018/19 seaons.  Stay tuned for details!  Updates on the project also available at the New Music USA website.

And the River, concerto for HOCKET |
November 9, 2018

Donald Crockett's new concerto for duo-pianists (HOCKET) and 19 players, And the River, continues its premiere run at Oberlin, with the Oberlin Sinfonietta conducted by Tim Weiss, and HOCKET again as the soloists.  Oberlin Conservatory, November 9.