2014-2015 Season 2018-07-11T14:09:11+00:00
9.20.2014 – 9.21.2014
two performances of Curiosity
Pasadena Master Chorale
Crystal Rivette, piano
Pasadena AxS Arts Festival

10.12.2014
performance of Nishani (निशानी)
Matthew Dane, viola d’amore
Boulder Public Library
Boulder, CO

10.18.2014
premier of Tuttarana for Mount Holyoke Glee Club
Mount Holyoke College,
Abbey Memorial Chapel
4 PM

10.30.2014
Guest Lecturer
College of the Holy Cross
Worchester, MA
12:30PM

11.21.2014
performance of String Quartet
Street Symphony
Twin Towers Correctional Facility
11 AMI am so grateful to be involved with Street Symphony. Learn more about the incredible and important work they do here.

11.23.2014
performance of Piano Quintet
Warp Trio and andPlay Duo
Spectrum
121 Ludlow Street #2, New York
3PM

12.1.2014 – 12.2.2014
two performances of Tasveer (तसवीर)
Soli Chamber Ensemble
12.1: The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio TX
12.2: Ruth Taylor Recital Hall on the campus of Trinity University

12.7.2014
Pasadena Master Chorale: A Dickens Christmas
featuring two arrangements by Reena Esmail
The Holly and the Ivy, PMC Student Singers
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, PMC Student Singers and Master Chorale
First United Methodist Church
Pasadena, CA
7 PM

12.11.2014
Dashing Through the Show
an evening of Holiday Music with
The Singer and the Songwriter and Friends
the set includes a new piano trio arrangement of
“I Wonder as I Wander” with Alira Strings
Eagle Rock Center for the Arts,
Eagle Rock, CA
8 PM

12.8.2014
performance of Anjuman Songs
Fiona Last, English horn
Kelly Hill, mezzo-soprano
Molly Netter, narrator
Cornelia Sommer, piano
Sprague Hall, Yale University
7:30PM

1.17.2015
performance of two tones
Evanna Lai, soprano
Sprague Hall, Yale University
4PM

1.17.2015
performance of Tuttarana
Mount Holyoke Glee Club & Jazz Ensembles: Philadelphia Tour
Location TBD
Philadelphia, PA
Sponsored by the MHC Club of Philadelphia

1.22.2015
performance of Jhula Jhule (झूला-झूले)
Jean Laurenz, trumpet
Spectrum
121 Ludlow Street #2, New York

1.22.2015 – 1.25.2015
presentation at 2015 Composition in Asia Symposium and Festival
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL

1.30.2015
performance of Gul-e-Dodi from Anjuman Songs
Annie Rosen, mezzo soprano; Shunori Ramanathan, narrator
Fiona Last, English horn; Paul Kerekes, piano
Composers Now Festival, Opening Gala
the cell, Chelsea, NYC

2.17.2015
US Premier of Zinfandel
Tariq Masri, principal bassoon, ASO
Alabama Symphony Chamber Series: Concert Master and Friends
Brock Recital Hall, Samford University
7:30 PM

2.24.2015
Guest Lecturer
“The Case for New Music”
Artist Certificate Seminar
Azusa Pacific University, School of Music
7:45 PM

3.28.2015
performance of Tuttarana
Mount Holyoke Glee Club & Virginia Glee Club in Concert
Abbey Memorial Chapel
Mount Holyoke College
8PM

4.11.2015
premiere of Chuti Hui Jagah (छूटी हुई जगह)
Annie Rosen, mezzo; Colin Davin, guitar
Hindi poetry of Manav Kaul
Millenials Music Festival
Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC
8PM

4.12.2014
performance of Nishani (निशानी)
Matthew Dane, viola d’amore
Studio 101, Houston TX
River Oaks Chamber Orchestra
5PM

4.18.2015
performance of Tuttarana
Women of Note: Spring Concert
Mount Holyoke Glee Club, Chorale, & Chamber Singers
Abbey Memorial Chapel
Mount Holyoke College
8PM

4.26.2015
First Annual Shastra Festival
a showcase of unique crossover works that draw from the great musical traditions of India and the West
Reena Esmail and Payton MacDonald, Artistic Directors
will include the New York premier of String Quartet (Ragamala)
(le) poisson rouge, nyc
4PM-10PM

5.17.2015
Festival Daniou Preview Concert
performance of String Quartet (Ragamala), mmt I

Rebecca Anderson, Jennifer Liu; violin
Daniel Lee; viola Nicholas Finch; cello

NYC
2PM


6.3.2015 – 6.14.2015
From the Mahabharata takes an episode of The Mahabharata, the sacred Sanskrit text, and translates it into a contemporary dance theatre performance. A unique performance that will bring together the creativity of the east and the west into a fusion of tradition and contemporary performance.
original music by Reena Esmail
Performed by SOLI Chamber Ensemble
AtticRep, San Antonio TX
W/Th/F/Sa: 8PM, Su: 2:30PM

6.29.2015
Premier of new concert-length work Earth Speaks
Commissioned by the Pasadena Master Chorale
and the Los Angeles Arts Council

6.29.2015
broadcast of Teen Murti on Performance Today
recorded by River Oaks Chamber Orchestra
check here for local station listings

8.1.2015
Festival Daniou Concert #1 – Underground at the Galerie Vue Sur Mer
European Premiere of String Quartet (Ragamala)

Rebecca Anderson, Anastasia Agapova; violins
Daniel Lee; viola Nicholas Finch; cello
Brittany, France

8.8.2015
performance of a new arrangement of Munni Badnam for three cellos
SplntrDWooD Cello Trio
ArtShare Los Angeles
7:30 PM

8.8.2015
Festival Daniou Concert #3 – Cultural and Political Frontiers
performance of String Quartet (Ragamala)
Rebecca Anderson, Anastasia Agapova; violins
Daniel Lee; viola Nicholas Finch; cello
Brittany, France