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Michael Seltenreich (b. 1988) is a composer of orchestral, chamber, vocal, and dance music whose work has been performed by the Tokyo Philharmonic, the Israel Philharmonic, the Israeli Opera, the Juilliard Orchestra, and the Talea Ensemble, among others. Recent compositions include his orchestral piece, ARCHETYPE, premiered by the Tokyo Philharmonic, Élégie for pianist Robert Fleitz and the Juilliard Orchestra, and his piano duo, Schnaïm, written for the Messiaen Festival in France. Seltenreich’s accolades include the Prime Minister’s Award for Composers in Israel (2016), 1st prize in the Toru Takemitsu Composition Competition (2016), the Palmer Dixon Award for ‘best piece in any medium,’ the Arthur Friedman Prize for ‘outstanding orchestral work’ (2015), and the Salvatore Martirano Composition Competition (2012). Upcoming and past engagements include a residency at Yaddo (2017) and a residency at the Atlantic Center for the Arts as an Associate Artist with Georg Friedrich Haas (2016). A native of Israel, Seltenreich earned his Bachelor’s degree in composition at Tel-Aviv University. He went on to earn his Master’s degree in composition from the Juilliard School, where he studied under Matthias Pintscher.
Orchestral: *Élégie for string orchestra and solo piano (2016) *ARCHETYPE for symphony orchestra (2015) *Comments regarding the aforementioned poem for chamber orchestra and narrator (2014) Chamber: *[Untitled piece] for two pianos (2016) *Onot for string quatet (2015) *Sparks and Flares for piano sextet (2011) Solo: *Lumière lent for Cello (2015) *Fantasy of a Broken Bridge for piano (2010) Vocal: Notes From The Wailing Wall for 17 solo voices Ligeia for women's choirs and harp Water War for mixed choir, children's choir, and 2 percussionists for Dance: *Arrhythmia for piano quartet *Fugue for flute, viola and cello *Prelude for piano