Past Schedule

Keyboardist

May 2, 2023

7:30pm

SONify!

Kunstuniversität Graz, Brandhofgasse 21 Graz 8010

Mezzo-soprano Tara Venditti and soprano Mardi Byers will join Raphael in a Liederabend featuring "Quarantine Camp," "Due Poesie di Tonino Guerra, the world premiere of NONSENSE! and other  works for voice and piano.

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Conductor

July 9, 2023

8:00pm

La contesa canora

Raphael will conduct Opera Lucca in the world premiere of his new cantata La contesa canora on a historic libretto by Ottavio Rinuccini

Lucca, Italy
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Conductor

August 8, 2023

9:00pm

Le parole dei mesi

Teatro Angelo Mariani

Raphael will conduct the young artists of Classic Lyric Arts in the world premiere of Le parole dei mesi, a new work for mixed voices and piano on words by Tonino Guerra.

Sant'Agata Feltria, Italy
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Composer

October 6, 2023

16:30

ARTikulationen Festival

Kunstuniversität Graz

Raphael will present his most recent artistic research in a lecture recital entitled "Making (Non)Sense: Exploring Phonemes, Neologisms and Extended Vocal Techniques through Composition." The event will conclude with the world premiere of the orchestrated version of NONSENSE!

Graz, Austria
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Conductor

October 18-29, 2023

Musical Magic Along the Blue Danube

A series of exclusive lecture recitals for Tauck River Cruises

Budapest-Prague
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Composer

November 15-17, 2023

Au rythme de la recherche

Sorbonne Université

Raphael will join the 5th Doctoral Conference on Music and Musicology of the Sorbonne to present his recent study on the overlap of catchiness across popular and classical music

Paris, France
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Conductor

December 13, 2023

at 6:00PM

Classic Lyric Arts Fall Gala

The Kosciuszko Foundation

USA premiere of Parole dei mesi at the CLA Fall Gala

15 East 65th Street New York, NY, 10065 United States
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Composer

March 6, 2024

at 7:30PM

Classic Lyric Arts at Merkin Hall

Lincoln Center

The young artists of Classic Lyric Arts will present the USA premiere of Le Parole dei mesi

New York City
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Keyboardist

March 25-29, 2024

Manhattan School of Music Bach Week

a week of masterclasses for singers and pianists

Raphael will give masterclasses to the talented students of MSM on early music performance practice, bel canto singing, and basso continuo accompaniment

New York City
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Composer

May 10, 2024

at 7:00PM

Phoenix Boys Choir

Mesa Arts Center

The GRAMMY-AWARD winning Phoenix Boys Choir will give the world premiere of "It's A Long Way" under the direction of Herbert Washington. The piece was awarded 1st prize in the New Works Rising Composition Competition

Mesa, Arizona
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Composer

May 11, 2024

at 3:00 PM

Phoenix Boys Choir

Orpheum Theatre

The GRAMMY-AWARD winning Phoenix Boys Choir will give the world premiere of "It's A Long Way" under the direction of Herbert Washington. The piece was awarded 1st prize in the New Works Rising Composition Competition

Phoenix, Arizona
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Composer

May 12, 2024

at 11:00 AM

Hail Thee, Festival Day!

Church of St. Ignatious Loyola

The world premiere of a new, festive anthem for SATB choir and the grand Mander organ

New York City
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