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We Vs. C premiere June 3-4 at Grounds For Sculpture

We Vs. C premiere June 3-4 at Grounds For Sculpture

May 05, 2017

From June 3-4, Roxey Ballet, in partnership with numerous local nonprofit organizations, will perform a project over a year-long in the making: WE vs C: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors....

Chamber Orchestra First Editions commissions Maggio

Chamber Orchestra First Editions commissions Maggio

Aug 08, 2016

Chamber Orchestra First Editions (COFE) has commissioned Robert Maggio to compose a new work for string orchestra for the 2016-17 season. Maggio’s Bright Elegy, will be premiered February 18 (Haverford...

NEW MUSIC USA funds new project by Robert Maggio (music), Matthew Hardy (lyrics) & Mark Roxey (choreography)

NEW MUSIC USA funds new project by Robert Maggio (music), Matthew Hardy (lyrics) & Mark Roxey (choreography)

Jul 07, 2016

New Music USA has funded A DANCE FOR LIFE: STORIES OF SURVIVING, a new song-cycle/ballet by songwriting team Robert Maggio & Matthew Hardy, and choreographer Mark Roxey. A DANCE FOR...

Arden Theatre launches The New Musical Theatre Works Initiative (2015-2018) with TouchTones

Arden Theatre launches The New Musical Theatre Works Initiative (2015-2018) with TouchTones

Jun 06, 2016

The Arden Theatre in Philadelphia has launched The New Musical Theatre Works Initiative, designed to develop three major musicals over the next three years (2015-2018). During the 2015/16 season, the...

Meridian Arts Ensemble releases Robert Maggio’s “Revolver” on their new CD, Seven Kings

Meridian Arts Ensemble releases Robert Maggio’s “Revolver” on their new CD, Seven Kings

Jun 06, 2016

On June 24, 2016, the Meridian Arts Ensemble releases their 10th CD, Seven Kings, featuring Robert Maggio’s 1996 composition for brass quintet and drum set, Revolver. Inspired by Jim Jarmusch’s...

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia commissions Robert Maggio

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia commissions Robert Maggio

Aug 08, 2015

Alleluias for Alan For 27 years, Alan Harler served as Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia. Maestro Harler has been hailed as “the very model of...

Robert Maggio composes music for Shakespeare on the Sound

Robert Maggio composes music for Shakespeare on the Sound

May 05, 2015

Robert Maggio has joined the production team for the upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “All’s Well That Ends Well” at Shakespeare on the Sound. Shakespeare on the Sound has selected “All’s...

Fall of Freddie the Leaf CD release

Fall of Freddie the Leaf CD release

Mar 03, 2015

The CD of Fall of Freddie the Leaf, a new ballet, was released in March 2015, featuring violinist Ruotao Mao (Riverside Symphonia) and cellist Thomas Kraines (Daedalus Quartet). The score...

Listen to Robert Maggio’s nine-movement choral work about Alzheimer’s sung beautifully by The Crossing

Listen to Robert Maggio’s nine-movement choral work about Alzheimer’s sung beautifully by The Crossing

Jul 07, 2014

You can hear Robert Maggio’s choral work, The Woman Where We Are Living, on his bandcamp site by clicking here. The lyrics to all nine movements are posted there along...

The Woman Where We Are Living beautifully reviewed by The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Woman Where We Are Living beautifully reviewed by The Philadelphia Inquirer

Jul 07, 2014

The Woman Where We Are Living, for chorus and harp, is a masterly look at Alzheimer’s disease taken from Dr. Alois Alzheimer’s journal entries about a patient with encroaching brain...