November 27 marks the world premiere of Rands' "Concerto for English Horn and Oboe" with The Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall. Robert Walters is the soloist, and Lionel Bringuier conducts this Oberlin Conservatory commission. Additional performances will take place on 28 and 29 November. More information about the performances.
In the composer's 80th year, Bernard Rands' works received 70 performances worldwide.
ICE Ensemble with Anthony Costanzo to Perform Bernard Rands Portrait at Miller Theatre in New York on November 13, 2014
Bridge Records To Release Landmark Recording of Piano Music by Bernard Rands With Pianists Robert Levin and Ursula Oppens
From March 12, 2012 through early April, Rands will be guest resident composer at the Hermitage Artists' Retreat in Florida. On March 15, Rands will give a lecture/interview presentation of his recent opera Vincent, at the Asolo Theater, Sarasota.
Early in 2013 a C.D. recording of Rands' piano music will be made by pianists Ursula Oppens and Robert Levin. The recording project is funded by the Copland Foundation and the recording will be released by Bridge Records.
In February, 2012 Rands is featured on Music U.S.A. Music Box - video interview and printed text of complete interview.
Rands has received a commission from the Boston Symphony Orchestra for a Piano Concerto for pianist Jonathan Biss. The premiere performances will be in April 2014 - conducted by Robert Spano.
Bernard Rands Interviewed by NewMusicBox
Bernard Rands to be Composer in Residence at the Ravinia Festival, July 2011
Bernard Rands to be Composer in Residence at the John Duffy Institute of the Virginia Festival, June 2011
Opera "Vincent" premieres tonight at Indiana University (Cincinnati.com)
IU Jacobs School of Music presents 'Music in the Media' panel discussion April 9 (Indiana University)
IU debuts new opera "Vincent" (nuvo)
Vincent in IndyStar's 'Best Bets' (IndyStar)
Many creative minds behind IU's new opera, Vincent (Herald Times - subscription required)
Bernard Rands explores Van Gogh's magnificence in IU opera (Courier-Journal)
Composer's Palette: An Interview with Bernard Rands (Opera News)
Publication by Schott Music Corporation of Walcott Songs
"now again" - fragments from Sappho Performed at Rice University
Bernard Rands Lectures and Holds Masterclasses at Rice University
Albany Records releases "Now Again," A New CD of Rands' Music
"now again" - fragments from Sappho performed at Tanglewood Festival
Bernard Rands Conducts Masterclasses for Composers on Composing for Voice
Le Tambourin Suite 2 in Performance by Buffalo Philharmonic Under JoAnn Falletta
"now again" - fragments from Sappho performed at June in Buffalo Festival
Publication by Schott Music Corporation of Preludes for Piano
European Premiere of apókryphos by Staatskapelle Berlin and Daniel Barenboim
Music of Bernard Rands Sees Performances in the US and Abroad
Network for New Music Presents An Evening of Bernard Rands
Bernard Rands Featured as Composer-in-Residence at June in Buffalo Festival
Bernard Rands Celebrates 75th Birthday
PRISM Saxophone Quartet Perform World Premiere of Bernard Rands' PRISM in Philadelphia
Lorin Maazel and the New York Philharmonic Perform World Premiere of Bernard Rands' "chains like the sea"
Bernard Rands' Trinity in World Premiere by Cornell University Glee Club