Israeli-born composer Avner Dorman is yet another person that was a late-starter in the classically-trained world where everyone seemingly starts learning what they do at age 3 or 4, but he’s now proven to us again, just as quite a few others have in our journeys here, that age is only a number in this game.
If you click on his website, you’ll see that he already has a variety of great works and has been premiering even more as we speak, including one of the Hilary Hahn Encores (EDITOR’S NOTE: I couldn’t not ask him about that, and believe it or not, he hasn’t even heard this piece played yet. Huh?) and a narrated orchestral work titled Uzu and Muzu from Kakamaruzu premiering in March with the Stockton Symphony.
Avner had a few minutes to hang with me via Skype and discuss. Read the rest of this entry »