Welcome to the music of composer Stephen Horenstein. A world rich with surprises, resources and unexpected turns.
The “work” ranges from solo works, ensemble, small orchestra, electronics and environmental installations.
Recent additions include a commission by Festival de Chaillol (France) for the Tel Aviv Wind Ensemble (Quintet No. 2 [Portals]-World Premiere), and a collaboration with French artist Pascal Colrat (music for a journey of images) Pleine Lune, 100 Rêveries Illustrées published by Riveneuve Editions, Paris).
Two latest projects include:
1) Sounds of Siday: Side A/Side B honoring the work of eccentric American composer Eric Siday (for 23-piece orchestra, live electronics, surround sound, stage mapping (light projections), and VJ (images). Israel Festival, Jerusalem. Album forthcoming.
2) Speaking Between the Walls for two tenor saxophones, with Eyal Netzer, Creative Sources Recordings, Portugal.
Currently writing in The Times of Israel (TOI) at:
Music on the Mind
from C.E. Ives, Symphony No. 4, 2nd movement (analysis, S. Horenstein)