Scott Wheeler is an award-winning composer, conductor, pianist, teacher and writer on music. Best known for his operas and vocal music, he has also gained wide recognition as a composer of symphonies, concertos, chamber works, solo piano music and ballet.
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Gil Shaham and Akira Eguchi
May 2020 Scott’s 2017 sonata The Singing Turk in recital in Bari, Bologna and Milano, featuring violinist Gil Shaham and Akira Eguchi with a program that spans through centuries.
Villa La Pietra
Scott accompanies Stani Dimitrova in the sonata and soprano Kristina Bachrach of Brooklyn Art Song Society in the premiere of the soprano-piano version of Scott’s Canzoni Italiane.
July 2020 sees the premiere of Scott’s trio Traveling Light, featuring Chris Grymes and his trio 120 Proof. Commissioned by National Sawdust in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
A Leading Composer of His Generation
Composer Scott Wheeler’s operas have been commissioned by the Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera. the Guggenheim Foundation and White Snake Projects. His music has been performed by violinist Gil Shaham, conductor Kent Nagano, and singers Renee Fleming, Sanford Sylvan, and Susanna Phillips.
Composed By Scott Wheeler
Appealingly Modest, Witty, Elegant, and Tuneful
Projects in Development
In recent seasons, Scott has been developing projects with librettists, poets, playwrights, choreographers and visual artists. These include: