News & Events
• 2019 •
New arrangements for Camerata Bern
Camerata Bern with internationally-acclaimed violinist/curator Patricia Kopatchinskaja and soprano Anna Prohaska premieres seven new arrangements by Michi.
JULY 27 THROUGH OCT 13, 2019
Antenna Cloud Farm 2019
Running from late-July through mid-October, the third season of Michi and Judd’s music festival and artists’ retreat, Antenna Cloud Farm, commences. Stay tuned for season announcement in May!
MAY 17-19, 2019
Michi’s first opera, Murasaki’s Moon
This new work premieres over the course of six performances at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Libretto by Deborah Brevoort, stage direction by Eric Einhorn. Co-commissioned by On Site Opera, MetLive Arts, and American Lyric Theater.
APRIL 11, 2019
Michi’s new solo violin album underway
Michi records an electro-acoustic solo violin album, featuring all-new works written for her by composers Mark Dancigers, Christopher Adler, Jessie Montgomery, Will Mason, William Brittelle, and Paula Matthusen.
APRIL 11, 13, 14 & 15, 2019
Two new world premieres on tour with the East Coast Chamber Orchestra
ECCO premieres two new Baroque re-imaginings (including the Bach Chaconne) by Michi as part of their East Coast Spring Tour in Philadelphia (4/11), Baltimore (4/13), Washington D.C (4/14)., and New York (4/15).
MARCH 22, 2019
Collaboration with singer-songwriter Emily Wells
Release of Emily Well’s spectacular new album, Thee World Is Too___ For You, featuring chamber arrangements by Michi, and featured on NPR’s New Music Friday Top 8 Albums.
MARCH 12, 2019
Creativity, culture, and improvisation at the Boston Conservatory
In April and May, Michi guest teaches a creativity class at Boston Conservatory at Berklee in collaboration with Preeti Vasudevan and Silkroad.
FEBRUARY 19, 2019
The Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music
Michi spends a week working with composers at the beautiful GLFCAM in Booneville, CA. Collaborators: violist Melissa Reardon and cellist Raman Ramakrishnan.
FEBRUARY 15, 2019
New Works for The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra premieres two new arrangements by Michi, and unveils a new work by innovative neo-soul singer, PaviElle French, orchestrated by Michi. Concerts take place between February 15-17.
JANUARY 8, 2019
Lullaby for Sol Lewitt, a string quartet by Laurie Anderson
Michi records a string quartet written by iconic artist and musician Laurie Anderson for Nonesuch Records. Collaborators: violinist Lara St. John, violist Kyle Armbrust, and cellist Rubin Kodheli.
• 2018 •
OCTOBER 14, 2018
Silkroad tour of Australia and Asia
Michi spends 2 weeks on a tour of Australia, China, Taiwan, and South Korea with Silkroad and Yo-Yo Ma.
AUGUST 4, 2018
Hollywood Bowl with Williams Brittelle’s Spiritual America
Performance of William Brittelle's Spiritual America in collaboration with Wye Oak, opening for Bon Iver at the Hollywood Bowl.
JUNE 30, 2018:
Michi collaborates with this esteemed theater company as musical curator, composer, and performer.
JUNE 1, 2018
World premiere of Michi’s work, Lullaby for the Transient
Performed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art by the Aizuri Quartet and clarinetist Kinan Azmeh.
APRIL 18, 2018
Collaboration with National Geographic photographer
"Andvord" at Amherst College: an original live score for looped violin set to a film on Antarctica created by National Geographic photographer Maria Stenzel.
Solo violin recital
Michi performs solo recitals of original works for violin and loop pedal in California and Vermont.
• 2017 •
NOVEMBER 16, 2017
Collaboration with Emily Wells on SPCO’s Liquid Music series
Performance of Michi’s arrangements of music by Emily Wells for Emily, Michi, Greg Fox, and musicians of the SPCO on the Liquid Music Series in Minneapolis.
JULY 8, 2017
Introducing Antenna Cloud Farm!
Inaugural week of Antenna Cloud Farm - a music festival and artists' retreat founded and curated by Michi along with her husband, Judd Greenstein.
MAY 28, 2017
Recording a new Steve Reich work for Nonesuch Records
Michi joins the International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) to record new work by Steve Reich ("Pulse") for Nonesuch Records.
APRIL 30, 2017
Celebrating Steve Reich’s 80th birthday
Michi performs with new music ensemble Alarm Will Sound for Steve Reich’s 80th birthday celebration at NYC's Symphony Space.
APRIL 21, 2017
World Premieres and a tour with East Coast Chamber Orchestra
East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) in Philadelphia (PCMS) and National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. World premieres of Chris Theofanidis' A Thousand Cranes.
MARCH 23, 2017
Touring Abu Dhabi with Silkroad
Michi embarks on a tour with Silkroad and Yo-Yo Ma in Harvard, Andover, and Abu Dhabi.
MARCH 3, 2017
New music with Infinite Palette in Palm Springs
Performance at Palm Springs Art Museum with William Brittelle, Missy Mazzoli, and Daniel Wohl, curated by Kate Nordstrum and Infinite Palette.
JANUARY 22, 2017
New music with pianist Michael Mizrahi
Performance with pianist and frequent collaborator Michael Mizrahi at Rockwood in NY.
JANUARY 6, 2017
Layla and Majnun
Performances of Layla and Majnun with Azerbaijani national treasures, mugham singer Alim Qasimov, Mark Morris Dance Group, and Silkroad at Dartmouth.
• 2016 •
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
Asia tour with Silkroad
Michi embarks on a tour of China, Korea, and Taiwan with Yo-Yo Ma and Silkroad.
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
Celebrating Steve Reich’s 80th birthday at Carnegie Hall
Performance at Steve Reich 80th Birthday and World Premiere with the International Contemporary Ensemble at Carnegie Hall.
AUGUST 31, 2016
New music by William Brittelle
Performance with Jenn Wasner, William Brittelle, and the String Orchestra of Brooklyn at Le Poisson Rouge in NY.
MAY 13, 2016
The East Coast Chamber Orchestra
ECCO performs World Premiere of new work by Pierre Jalbert in Philadelphia (PCMS).
MARCH 24 2016
Tour with pianist Michael Mizrahi
Solo and duo performances with Michael Mizrahi at National Sawdust in NY, Constellation in Chicago, and The Arts Block in Greenfield, MA.
FEBRUARY 11, 2016
World Premiere of Michi’s work at National Sawdust
Sybarite 5 performs my quintet, Blue Bouree, at National Sawdust in NY.
JANUARY 11, 2016
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Michi and friends perform with EL VY on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, showcasing her own arrangement of their song, Return to the Moon.
JANUARY 9, 2016
David T. Little’s opera, Dog Days
Michi joins Newspeak for performances of Dog Days, a critically-acclaimed opera by David T. Little as part of the Prototype Festival in NY.