Highlights (for newcomers)
Journeys for piano and string orchestra
The 1812 Overture on the piano
Jeremiah Robs a Bank (2013), film by Michael Rose
2017 saw the premiere of my second film score: Toymaker, an animated short created by a team of Brown University students led by Nellie Robinson and Prof. Barbara Meier.
You can read about the production in the Brown Computer Science Department's journal Conduit.
March 14-16th, 2015
Dreams of Homer: New Music by Ben Nacar
performed by Ben Nacar and Friends
UPDATE: Video of Homeric Rhapsody now available. See the main Original Music page.
Freely after Books 1-4, 9, 16, 18-20, 22 and 24 of Homer's Iliad
Maya Ramchandran, violin; Benjamin Nacar, piano
for string sextet plus wind quintet plus piano
II. Lento - Presto - Tempo I
III. Fuga. Allegro con brio
Natasha Bluth, flute; Isaac Suh, oboe;
Benjamin Wesner, clarinet; Zach Spector, bassoon;
Gail Clarke, horn; Benjamin Nacar, piano;
David Weinberger, Alex Hirsch, violin;
Tiffany Chen, Ryan Roelke, viola;
Shawn Tsutsui, Paula Li, violoncello
Saturday, March 14th, 2:00pm and
Sunday, March 15th, 2:00pm
Main Gallery, RISD Museum
224 Benefit Street
Monday, March 16th, 12:30pm
Brown's Cogut Center for the Humanities, Pembroke Hall
172 Meeting Street
Note: to attend the performance on Saturday March 14th, the regular RISD Museum admission fee is necessary (unless you are a Museum member or you have some variety of accepted ID). The performances of the 15th and 16th are free and open to the public.