||American pianist and fine art photographer
Elina Akselrud has released a new digital album for solo piano,
Scriabin & Vine. It features
Scriabin's 24 Preludes op 11 and Carl's
3rd Piano Sonata. It is available
on Apple music and all major streaming services.
||Endless is Carl's new work for quitar and string quartet, celebrating the life of architect and dedicated environmentalist
Jennifer Bates. It will be premiered by
Karin Schaupp and the
Flinders Quartet on a
Musica Viva national concert tour in February-March 2022.
||Omega Ensemble and
the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra
have commissioned Carl to write a new clarinet quintet. The first performances will be presented by the Omega Ensemble in Sydney and Newcastle on
2 and 5 July 2022.
||Carl has completed a new concerto for piano four hands,
Zofomorphosis. This work was commissioned
by the ZOFO Piano Duet from San Francisco,
who have the exclusive right to give the first set of performances.
The premiere is currently planned for mid 2022.
||Renowned flutist Jeffrey Khaner
performed Carl's flute concerto Pipe Dreams with the
Orchestra of Edmonton in September as the last concert of their 2021 season.
The concert was at
Louise McKinney Riverfront Park in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
||Carl's trombone concerto,
Five Hallucinations, was played at the
Music Festival in Wyoming in July 2021.
The soloist was the work's dedicatee,
Mick Mulcahy, and the Festival Orchestra was conducted by
Sir Donald Runnicles at
Walk Festival Hall in
||Carl's symphonic fanfare "V" was played by the
West Australian Symphony Orchestra conducted
by new Assistant Conductor
Thaddeus Huang in May and June, 2021.
||YouTube contains many clips of Carl's music of varied levels of utility. This carefully curated list of performances contains some of Carl's favourite performances available on the internet.
||The Vision String Quartet's
performance of Carl's
Third String Quartet in January 2020 at the Hamburg
Elbphilharmonie was cancelled.
Instead they presented it in a brilliant
live Concert-Stream from the Philharmonie Essen.
||Carl was interviewed by the
Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in November 2020 for its
Cliburn Masterpiece series about the impact his
first piano sonata has had on the competition.
The interview is also available on Vimeo.
String Quartet had planned to present Carl's
Third String Quartet on tour in Germany
and Switzerland in late 2020.
The tour was cancelled following the European Covid-19 resurgence.
||The scheduled performance of Carl's
Sonata for Piano Four Hands by the
Piano Duo Hayashizaki-Hagemann
at the Art Museum Spendhaus
in June 2020 was cancelled due to Covid-19.
||The innovative multimedia experience ZOFOMOMA
featuring Carl's "Arrival of Implacable Gifts"
was to receive new performances from the ZOFO Piano Duet in the USA through 2020. These were all cancelled due to Covid-19.
||Lindsay Garritson's worldwide premiere
tour to launch Carl's Fourth Piano Sonata was interrupted
by Covid-19. Her 2020 performances at the
Melbourne Recital Centre
in Australia and at the
Esplanade Recital Studio in Singapore
have both been postponed until further notice.
Ms Garritson's exclusive right to perform the work has been extended and
the work won't be publicly available until July 2021.
||Performances of Carl's
Percussion Symphony in March 2020 by the
Canberra Symphony Orchestra conducted by
Nicholas Milton AM, were cancelled
due to Covid-19.
||Carl's Piano Sonata No 4 was
commissioned by Lindsay Garritson
who gave the first performance at Carnegie Hall (New York) on
2019. Ms Garritson gave further performances in Barcelona at the
Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (26 Jan),
and in London at the Royal College of Music (28 Jan)
and at the University of West London (29 Jan).
Lindsay Garritson has released a
of Carl's piano music.
It features the premiere recording of Carl's Fourth Piano Sonata alongside his First Piano Sonata,
the Anne Landa Preludes, Five Bagatelles and
||Carl's Sixth String Quartet, Child's Play,
was performed by the Goldner String Quartet
in November 2019 at the Ukaria Cultural Centre
in Mount Barker (South Australia).
They performed it again later that month at the 2019
Huntington Estate Music Festival
in Mudgee, New South Wales.