Malcolm Goldstein

(1936 - )

Renowned violinist, genius improviser and sought-after composer, Malcolm Goldstein lived in New York at a time when the American avant-garde was exploding and experimental music was taking place as happenings and risks were taken. He has worked with James Tenney, John Cage, Philip Corner and performs mainly in North America and Europe. A valued soloist and collaborator, his music has been performed at numerous festivals such as New Music America, Inventionen (Berlin), Wittener Tage für Neue Kammermusik, Pro Musica Nova (Bremen), TonArt (Bern) and Sound Culture (Tokyo). In addition, he has worked with the Hessischer Rundfunk Radio Ensemble für Neue Musik, Art for Art, Essential Music, and the New Performance Group (Cornish Institute), among others.

Malcolm Goldstein is the recipient of numerous awards from organizations such as the National Endowment for the Arts / Inter-Arts (USA), the Massachusetts Council on the Arts, the Canada Council for the Arts, the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec and has received numerous commissions from Studio Akustische Kunst / WDR in Cologne. He is the author of a book on improvisation, Sounding the full circle.

(Source Le Nem)