“The work of the composer is perplexing because, while I actually manipulate musical materials to create the music itself, I am also simply the vessel through which the music speaks and tells me what it is to become.”

2017 release from Bridge Records

Gregory Mertl (b. 1969): 

Afterglow of a Kiss (2000)
Immanuel Davis, flute, University of Minnesota Wind Ensemble, Craig Kirchhoff, conductor

Empress (1998)
University of Minnesota Wind Ensemble, Craig Kirchhoff, conductor

Piano Concerto (2008-2010)
Solungga Liu, piano, University of Minnesota Wind Ensemble, Craig Kirchhoff, conductor

Upcoming Performances

Pictures Without an Exhibition
Pears on a Sill (excerpts)
Heather Lanners, piano
October 11, 2022, 7 pm
Denison University
Granville, OH

Pictures Without an Exhibition
Pears on a Sill (excerpts)
Heather Lanners, piano
October 13, 2022, 3:30 pm
BGSU New Music Festival
Bryan Recital Hall
Moore Musical Arts Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH

Pictures Without an Exhibition
Pears on a Sill (excerpts)
Heather Lanners, piano
October 14, 2022, 8 pm
Otterbein University
Westerville, OH

“Contemplative” from Evocations of an Earthly Nature
Westerville Symphony
Peter Stafford Wilson, conductor
October 23, 2022, 8 pm
Otterbein University
Westerville, OH

Pictures Without an Exhibition
Pears on a Sill (excerpts)
Heather Lanners, piano
October 28, 2022, 8 pm
Merryall Center for the Arts
New Milford, CT

Pictures Without an Exhibition
Pears on a Sill (excerpts)
Heather Lanners, piano
Saturday, October 29, 2022, 8 pm
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A W. 13th St. (btw. 5th and 6th aves)
New York, NY

 

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