The Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble’s performance of Red Vesper was given a glowing review in the Pittsburgh Post–Gazette: The first piece, Mr. Biedenbender’s “Red Vesper,” stole the show. Spacious and ceremonious, the work is inspired by national parks in the American West, where the Wisconsin-born composer would often go for reflection and meditation. His experimentation with sound was like a true […]
Philip Campbell of the Bay Area Reporter reviewed Tim Higgins performance of Radiant Spheres at the San Francisco Symphony Soundbox series: “…the contemporary pieces that came later proved to be both explosively dramatic and intriguingly experimental. Radiant Spheres (2014) by David Biedenbender, which Higgins commissioned, managed to say an awful lot in just six minutes. From bluesy and introspective to anguished and finally pacified, the […]
David has been commissioned by David Alan Miller and the Albany Symphony to write a new work for their American Music Festival.
Host John Schaefer broadcasts the Akropolis Reed Quintet‘s new Innova Recording of Refraction on WNYC’s New Sounds. Listen here.