“Scott Wheeler’s sobering dream of a song, She Left for Good But Came Back, set to words by Anna Ross, captures the Bowers Fader Duo at its most hushed and musically intimate.”
Scott Wheeler is an award-winning composer, conductor, pianist, teacher and writer. 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.
Performances, Interviews & Press Features
...based on Don Nigro’s dark epilogue to Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” the opera packed one of the night’s richest scores, including crunchy harmonies for four female fairies.
The Boston Globe
One is not surprised upon hearing the score, rhythmically and sonically inventive, alive with wit and tunefulness; it is a superb composition for young treble voices.
The Boston Musical Intelligencer
Wheeler displays both deft sensitivity and absorbing acuity in Turning Back – four poems by H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) that cast a sharp contemporary light on figures drawn from classical literature…
The Classical Review