thomas albert composer
 









CHARACTERS

…a sophisticated alphabet soup…

– Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

…epigrammatic and tasty…

– Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


ILLUMINATIONS

…absolutely stunning…. Albert’s music shone with imagination and pure, shiimmering beauty.

– The Washington Post


NIGHT MUSIC

From the delicate ambiance of the nocturnes to the warm depiction of dawn in “Aurora,” “Night Music” was tranporting and exquisite and was performed so.

– Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


THE DEVIL’S HANDYMAN

…its descriptive music was often hilarious, in the manner of P.D.Q. Bach, including musicians vying with each other for control of a piece in one movement. Here, finally, the balance between theater and music was achieved.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


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Angels in America, Part 1: Millennium Approaches

Thomas Albert’s urgent, discordant, shimmering, contemporary score is like adding a necessary character.

The Cincinnati Enquirer


THIRTEEN WAYS

Albert’s music mirrors the sentiments of the poems in touching and gently humorous terms…

– Gramophone


It’s remarkable music…. This music feels like dreaming…

– Bill McGlaughlin, Saint Paul Sunday


In music fanciful, glistening and spunky, Albert has fashioned evocative portraits that make use of myriad instruments and quotations.

The Plain Dealer


Gorgeous…

San Francisco Chronicle

Jaunty…

Oakland Tribune



A MAZE (WITH GRACE)

…intriguing to the ear…

– The New York Times


…a hazy impressionistic pastorale at mesmerizing pace.

– Sequenza21