Ethan Braun is a composer based in Los Angeles. His music occurs in the concert hall, the stage, and the gallery, involving electronic media, acoustic instruments, video, and theatre. His works have been presented by such institutions as Carnegie Hall, The Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hebbel-am-Ufer Theater (Berlin, DE), Kampnagel (Hamburg, DE), The Shed (NYC), and the Shanghai Symphony. He studied at UCLA, Peabody Conservatory, the Royal Conservatory of The Hague, and Yale University, where he is a doctoral candidate in music composition.
Other recent works include The WANT – an opera for voices and samples with Adam Linder – and video and electronics work Keep Begging (with artist Shahryar Nashat). Río Nilo 66 with acclaimed LA saxophonist Sam Gendel was released in late 2019. Should I Lose You, a concerto for jazz piano and samples, was commissioned by pianist Richard Sears and The Shed (NYC). Additionally, in the 2019-20 season, Braun will have residencies at LA Dance Project, and the Ragdale Foundation (Chicago, IL) to develop three new works of music theater, opera, and ballet.
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F8011 | Mar 13th 2020 | Print & DIG
“A diaphanous haze of brittle string harmonics that drifts almost imperceptibly through smoky dissonances...a heady taste of pure weightlessness”
New York Times