A "fresh, inventive, urbane, and keen-witted young composer" (Boston Globe) and "a splendid pianist" "with a born pianist's command of colors, textures, dynamics", John McDonald has earned international acclaim as a musician.
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A VERY HAPPY
TO ALL !
Join me on Friday, January 11 2013 for my first concert this year at Boston's beautiful Jordan Hall, where A Far Cry , a fascinating local chamber orchestra, premiers a new work of mine - Gentle but Uneasy Dance Music: Suite for Strings - that was specially commissioned for this program.
A Far Cry
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Spider Silk Music
I am excited to be part of an intriguing scientific project aiming, in the words of one team member, to design "better bio-inspired materials by using music, and using music to better understand biology."
The first results were published in December 2012 in the journal Nano Today. A summary (with video and my scores), may be found at the MIT news site. A briefer account appears in Wired magazine.