“Arabian Blues” commissioned by the Nashville Ballet

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Matt has recently completed his “Arabian Blues” for English horn, clarinet, viola and cello. The piece has been commissioned by the Nashville Ballet and will be premiered on the Ballet’s Emergence series on May 17-19, 2012, with new choreography by the Ballet’s Artistic Director Paul Vasterling.

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Matt’s piece is one of four chamber music works that will be performed by ALIAS Chamber Ensemble on the Ballet’s program. Each work will receive new choreography by four different choreographers. Emergence is the Ballet’s annual showcase of new and emerging talent from across artistic genres.

For more information about the event and the project, you can read about it on ALIAS’ website here.