Missy Mazzoli named a "Rising Star" in an Opera News feature
Read the interview HERE
The Believer publishes correspondence between Missy Mazzoli and poet Matthew Zapruder
Missy and Matthew discuss music, poetry, Missy's recent album Vespers for a New Dark Age (featuring Matthew's poetry as lyrics,) compositional processes and childhood loneliness formations, good and bad gigs, rocking out, teaching, creativity, and the 1990s.
Read it HERE
New York Times reviews Missy’s new album
From the review: “The composer and keyboardist Missy Mazzoli has a thing for unlikely connections and startling gestures, and one of her gifts is the ability to tease out the hidden logic behind her choices. Her ravishing, unsettling album “Vespers for a New Dark Age” unfolds as a meditation on technology and spirituality, alienation and self-interest.”
Read the full review HERE
'Vespers for a New Dark Age' featured on NPR's First Listen
Missy's new album, Vespers for a New Dark Age, is featured on NPR's First Listen. Stream the entire album here http://www.npr.org/2015/03/22/393639270/first-listen-missy-mazzoli-vespers-for-a-new-dark-age
Pre-order the album on iTunes HERE
Pitchfork releases first track from Missy's new album Vespers for a New Dark Age
The first track from Missy's new album Vespers for a New Dark Age released by Pitchfork!
From the post: "Music that once sounded like the lonely movement of your own thoughts now calls out to you in a voice of its own. The singers are bell-clear and troubled, like Julia Holter if she suffered insomnia." - Jayson Greene, Pitchfork.com
Read the full post HERE
Performed by acclaimed chamber ensemble eighth blackbird.
An excerpt from Missy's 2012 music theater work Song from the Uproar, based on the life and writings of Swiss adventurer Isabelle Eberhardt. Performed by mezzo-soprano Abigail Fischer and NOW Ensemble.
Performed by Missy's band Victoire, with soprano Mellissa Hughes. (from their debut release on New Amsterdam Records, Cathedral City)
Performed by Jody Redhage, on cello and voice, and Missy Mazzoli on electronics.