New York Composers Circle Archive

A pro­gram has been pub­lished for the Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 19 New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert. The con­cert starts at 8pm and the venue is Saint Peters Church at Cit­i­group Cen­ter....

Sneak Peek at Tuesday night’s program

A pro­gram has been pub­lished for the Tues­day, Feb­ru­ary 19 New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert. The con­cert starts at 8pm and the venue is Saint Peters Church at Cit­i­group Center.…

My “Ada­gio for String Quar­tet” was per­formed in Sep­tem­ber, 2011 at Barge­mu­sic, a pres­ti­gious per­for­mance venue in New York City. The per­form­ers were the superb young string ensem­ble, PUBLI­Quar­tet —...

Video of PUBLIQuartet’s “Adagio” performance at Bargemusic

My “Ada­gio for String Quar­tet” was per­formed in Sep­tem­ber, 2011 at Barge­mu­sic, a pres­ti­gious per­for­mance venue in New York City. The per­form­ers were the superb young string ensem­ble, PUBLIQuartet —…

Richard D. Russell introduces his piece.

Time is Not an Option” featured in NYCC Outreach

Richard D. Rus­sell intro­duces his piece.

Soprano Sofia Dimitrova will present a concert as part of the NYCC's Outreach Program.

Sofia Dimitrova to perform Time is Not an Option

Soprano Sofia Dim­itrova will present a con­cert as part of the NYCC’s Out­reach Program.

Richard Russell emcees a presentation at Bronx Science HS.

NYCC Outreach at Bronx HS of Science

Richard Rus­sell emcees a pre­sen­ta­tion at Bronx Sci­ence HS.

On Fri­day May 7, the New York Com­posers Cir­cle pre­sented an “Encores” Out­reach Pro­gram at the JASA West Side Com­mu­nity Cen­ter on the upper west side of Man­hat­tan. Soprano Sofia...

A Poe Fantasia” sung in NYCC’s “Encores Outreach Program”

On Fri­day May 7, the New York Com­posers Cir­cle pre­sented an “Encores” Out­reach Pro­gram at the JASA West Side Com­mu­nity Cen­ter on the upper west side of Man­hat­tan. Soprano Sofia…

I was the master of ceremonies at the recent April 5 2009 concert presented by the New York Composers Circle. What a successful afternoon of music and performances! There was new music byNYCC Concert" />

Emcee at NYCC Concert

I was the mas­ter of cer­e­monies at the recent April 5 2009 con­cert pre­sented by the New York Com­posers Cir­cle. What a suc­cess­ful after­noon of music and per­for­mances! There was new music by

Although I was battling a cold, my presentation to the New York Composers Circle last Sunday was quite successful. NYCC" />

Richard Russell at the NYCC

Although I was bat­tling a cold, my¬†presentation to the New York Com­posers Cir­cle last Sun­day was quite suc­cess­ful. “Ques­tions my Com­po­si­tion Teacher Never Asked Me” was attended by about 25 peo­ple in mid­town Man­hat­tan, fol­lowed by

I have been invited to present my lecture/demonstration, “Ques­tions my Com­po­si­tion Teacher Never Asked Me,” to the New York Com­posers Cir­cle at their monthly salon. This is the same pre­sen­ta­tion...

Richard Russell to present lecture at NYCC

I have been invited to present my lecture/demonstration, “Ques­tions my Com­po­si­tion Teacher Never Asked Me,” to the New York Com­posers Cir­cle at their monthly salon. This is the same presentation…

Here are sev­eral pics from the¬†¬†Saturday, Feb­ru­ary 14 per­for­mance of my Vio­lin Sonata at Sym­phony Space. The con­cert was pre­sented by the New York Com­posers Cir­cle, and is their cus­tom,...

Violin Sonata at Symphony Space

Here are sev­eral pics from the¬†¬†Saturday, Feb­ru­ary 14 per­for­mance of my Vio­lin Sonata at Sym­phony Space. The con­cert was pre­sented by the New York Com­posers Cir­cle, and is their custom,…

The con­cert pre­sented by the New York Com­posers Cir­cle this com­ing Sat­ur­day has a huge poster in the Sym­phony Space the­ater. You can’t really make out my name, but it...

Symphony Space Poster | NYCC

The con­cert pre­sented by the New York Com­posers Cir­cle this com­ing Sat­ur­day has a huge poster in the Sym­phony Space the­ater. You can’t really make out my name, but it…

I decided to change the title of my lec­ture to some­thing that was more appro­pri­ate to the mat­ter at hand: “Ques­tions my Com­po­si­tion Teacher Never Asked Me.” I’m glad to...

Presentation at Mannes

I decided to change the title of my lec­ture to some­thing that was more appro­pri­ate to the mat­ter at hand: “Ques­tions my Com­po­si­tion Teacher Never Asked Me.” I’m glad to…

I was so happy with the per­for­mance of Three States of Water dur­ing Tues­day night’s New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert at NYU. In fact, the whole con­cert was fan­tas­tic, and...

Three States of Water at NYU

I was so happy with the per­for­mance of Three States of Water dur­ing Tues­day night’s New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert at NYU. In fact, the whole con­cert was fan­tas­tic, and…

Quite unex­pect­edly, an open­ing has pre­sented itself in the first New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert of the 2007-08 con­cert sea­son, and my Two Rilke Songs will be pre­sented again. The...

Two Rilke Songs on Dec 13

Quite unex­pect­edly, an open­ing has pre­sented itself in the first New York Com­posers Cir­cle con­cert of the 2007-08 con­cert sea­son, and my Two Rilke Songs will be pre­sented again. The…

Lit­tle did I know that the June 5, 2007 con­cert of the New York Com­posers Cir­cle was reviewed by the online mag­a­zine New York Stringer. At that con­cert, I accom­pa­nied...“Great Sensitivity” in Sandburg Songs" />

Great Sensitivity” in Sandburg Songs

Lit­tle did I know that the June 5, 2007 con­cert of the New York Com­posers Cir­cle was reviewed by the online mag­a­zine New York Stringer. At that con­cert, I accompanied…

I was very for­tu­nate to have the oppor­tu­nity for my Three Songs of Carl Sand­burg to be per­formed again, sung again by soprano Sofia Dim­itrova. The con­cert was pre­sented at...

June 5, 2007 NYCC Concert

I was very for­tu­nate to have the oppor­tu­nity for my Three Songs of Carl Sand­burg to be per­formed again, sung again by soprano Sofia Dim­itrova. The con­cert was pre­sented at…

Under the aus­pices of the New York Com­posers Cir­cle, a late draft of my new piece was given a read­ing last night. This art song is based on the Rilke...

One Rilke Song in NYCC Reading

Under the aus­pices of the New York Com­posers Cir­cle, a late draft of my new piece was given a read­ing last night. This art song is based on the Rilke…

I was at the March Salon of the New York Com­posers Cir­cle recently, and we got to talk­ing about how the instru­ment you play affects how you com­pose. I have...

Hammers and Nails

I was at the March Salon of the New York Com­posers Cir­cle recently, and we got to talk­ing about how the instru­ment you play affects how you com­pose. I have…

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