News 2012

- On Saturday, October 20th, at 3 pm, pianist Denine LeBlanc will perform "Flexible Desires" in Comstock Hall at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. Also on the program music by Prokofiev, Scriabin, Debussy and Beethoven. This is the first of a series of performances that Ms. LeBlanc is planning to do over the next few months.

- Davide Zannoni, artistic director. Friday, September 21, 2012 The United Pugliesi Federation is proud to present an evening of music by composers from Puglia, featuring the Emerald Trio (Karen Bogardus, flute; Orlando Wells, violin, and James Matthew Castle, piano). The program will include music by Nino Rota (the composer for most of the Fellini movies), Saverio Mercadante (Giuseppe Verdi’s most famous rival at the time) and Donato Lovreglio, a virtuoso flutist from Bari. There will be a reception with foods and wines from Puglia. Suggested donation $20. Info: 212-414-1780.

- August 5, 2012, at 7pm: the group Urban Arias will perform my mini-opera buffa, "Blind Date With Alter Egos", with other mini-operas at the Iota Club in Arlington, Virginia.

- July, 2012: My works "Melma Calma" (piccolo, pf) & "Until A Petal Hit The Ground" (fl, pf) were just published by Ut Orpheus in Italy for the European market. For details, see

- Friday, June 22 at 8pm, Renée Weiler Concert Hall at Greenwich House (New York City), world premiere of my piece "The Sorrow of The Soul", written especially for The Ambrosia Trio. The concert was a fund-raiser and benefit concert for the Institute of Core Energetics of New York.

- The Emerald Trio (flute, violin and cello) premiered "Le Pressioni del Passato" at Trinity-Wall Street Church in NYC, January 2012..
See the video at:

"Le Pressioni del Passato"