Composer Steven Stucky

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Articles & Interviews


  • Open G Podcast #8: Steven Stucky
          October 23, 2015

  • Steven Stucky: The Joyious Science
          Edge of The Center, February, 2015

  • Juilliard Journal Interview
          February , 2015

  • Steven Stucky Interview
          Aspen Music Festival and School 2014 Program Book, February 2015

  • Rosen's Turn: The Classical Style
          Opera News, June, 2014

  • Ojai Music Festival: The Classical Style: An Opera (of Sorts)
          BBC Music Magazine, June, 2014

  • Ojai Music Festival to premiere a comic opera by Denk and Stucky
          Los Angeles Times, December 4, 2013

  • A new start for new music in Aspen
          Aspen Times, July 21, 2013

  • Steven Stucky marks return to L.A. with his very own 'Symphony'
          Los Angeles Times, September 25, 2012

  • Rachel Carson's 'Silent Spring' inspires a musical selection
    An interview with Steven Stucky about Silent Spring. The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra commission premiers February 17th, 2012.
          Pittsburgh Tribune, February 15, 2012

  • Video interview with Steven Stucky
    Steven Stucky discusses his new work, "Aus der Jugendzeit," for bass-baritone Eric Owens and Dolce Suono Ensemble. (May 11, 2011)

  • The Dallas Symphony Looks at LBJ's Fateful Day: August 4, 1964
    Host Fred Child's conversation with Steven Stucky and Gene Scheer for the New York premier of August 4, 1964: Dallas Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall (May 11, 2011)

  • Composer visits to hear his work performed
    An interview with Steven Stucky
          Bob Keefer, The Register-Guard
          (Eugene, OR), February 18, 2010

  • An interview with Steven Stucky
          with Caitriona Bolster, KWAX-FM
          (Eugene, OR), February 16, 2010
          [13.5mb mp3 audio]

  • Music Without Borders
          Steven Stucky, for the Winnipeg New Music
          Festival, February, 2010

  • World Premiere of Steven Stucky's August 4, 1964

  • Prime Berths for Composers Still at Work
          Anthony Tommasini, The New York Times,
          September 5, 2008

  • L.A Phil gives a quiet American master his due
    The Green Umbrella series celebrates the 20th anniversary of a partnership with Steven Stucky.
          Timothy Mangan, Orange County Register,
          December 5, 2007

  • Steven Stucky's successful symbiotic bond
    Disney Hall concert of older and recent works demonstrates why the composer and the L.A. Philharmonic are ideal for each other.
          Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times,
          December 6, 2007

  • This week only: new music at no risk
    (to you)

    An interview with Steven Stucky
          Louisville Eccentric Observer, October, 2007

  • The Americas: The Next Generation
    [audio] Steven Stucky discusses young composers for Monday Evening Concerts
          Los Angeles, February 19, 2007

  • Interview with WMRA’s Martha Woodroof
          WMRA, James Madison University
          February 3, 2006

  • Catching Up with Composer Steven Stucky at Aspen
          NPR’s ‘Performance Today’
          August 22, 2005

  • Steal this concerto, please
    An interview with Steven Stucky
          Cornell University News Service
          (April 2005)

  • Composer Steven Stucky wins 2005 Pulitzer Prize for music
          Cornell University News Service
          (April 2005)



  • “I am definitely a composer who conducts rather than a capital ‘C’ Conductor. But for me it is vitally important to remain a working, performing musician, and conducting is that outlet for me. I also find it is a great learning experience for composers, and that is still true, even at my age.”

    “I like to feel close to my colleagues who play. I think you write better if you are thinking about doing things yourself.”



    ~  About Rhapsodies,
    for the New York Philharmonic

    Composer Steven Stucky reveals how the limitations put on commissions can spur creativity.

    ~  Watch on YouTube

    ~  About Jeu de Timbres
    Sound Post News interview
    October 1, 2009
    ~  Watch on YouTube





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