Benjamin Sabey

liner notes...

Fans of this website don't have to wait until this winter to read the eloquent liner notes written by the formidable composer/poet/author Michael Hicks for my upcoming CD. Here's your exclusive access to the entire text:

 

Hearing Benjamin Sabey's music, one senses that he is, to use Toru Takemitsu's lovely phrase, "confronting silence." One cannot predict what any confrontation will entail, of course.  Confrontations take many forms: encounter, challenge, transaction, even embrace.   The mystery of Sabey’s music is in not knowing which form the confrontation will take... See More

 

recent projects...

Phoenix for violin and live interactive electronics. Recorded by Felix Olschofka
Voyage: a madrigal for the Neue Vocalsolisten
Ecstatic Aspen for piano solo
Owl for the Arditti Quartet