James Lavino. Composer.

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‘Unlocking the Cage’ HBO premiere UTC

Chris Hegedus & DA Pennebaker’s documentary Unlocking the Cage will premiere on HBO on Monday, February 20th.  

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‘Nativity’ performance in London

My choral piece “Nativity” will be performed at the Church of St Martin-in-the-Fields, London, on September 15th. Details here.

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‘Birds’ birds

I’ve written an arrangement of Neil Young’s song “Birds” for unaccompanied chorus (TTBB). It’ll be premiered at the SILVER AGES‘ annual hootenanny on January 23rd in Philadelphia (with special guest Sondre Lerche).   You can see the arrangement and hear

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‘Tinsel’ performances in UK and USA tinsel_mosaic

My latest choral piece, Tinsel, will be performed twice in early December:   On December 5th, Mosaic chamber choir will perform the piece in St Albans, UK.   On December 6th, Drexel University Chorus will perform the piece in Philadelphia.

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‘Sex and Broadcasting’ to premiere at DOC NYC s_and_b

Tim K. Smith’s feature documentary about iconic radio station WFMU will premiere at the DOC NYC festival on November 15th.   More info about my score HERE.

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music for 9/11 Museum dedication 911_obama

I wrote some music for the opening ceremony of the National Septemeber 11 Memorial Museum, which took place this morning.   You can find out more on the project page.

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‘Code Black’ coming to theaters in June codeblack

Ryan McGarry’s multiple-award-winning ER documentary CODE BLACK will be released in theaters next month.   You can find details, and hear excerpts from the score, over on the film’s project page.

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Exmoor Singers of London perform ‘Their Lonely Betters’ on 2 June exmoor-singers-image

On June 2nd, Exmoor Singers of London (James Jarvis, cond.) will perform Their Lonely Betters, the third of my Three Auden Settings.   The performance will take place at Burgh House in Hampstead, London.

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The choir of Merton College to perform ‘Beati quorum via’ on 16 March insr_friends2

On Sunday, March 16th, the choir of Merton College, Oxford, will perform ‘Beati quorum via‘, a recent piece which they commissioned as part of the Merton Choirbook, celebrating the 750th anniversary of the College’s founding.   Benjamin Nicholas will conduct.

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Reading Bach Choir to perform ‘Three Auden Settings’ on 4 May reading bach

On Saturday, May 4th, the Reading Bach Choir (UK) will perform my ‘Three Auden Settings’.   The performance will take place at Reading Minster and will be conducted by Matthew Hamilton.   More information can be found on the Choir’s

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