Robert Paterson – News

Grammy Nominations

Congratulations to Jake Heggie, Laura Kaminsky, Robert Paterson and Kevin Puts for their Grammy Nominations. The recording of Heggie’s Great Scott (libretto Terrence McNally) was nominated for two awards: Best Contemporary Classical Composition and Producer of the Year (Blanton Alspaugh). Paterson’s Three Way (libretto David Cote) was also nominated for Producer of the Year (Blanton […]

Robert Paterson receives A.I. Dupont Composer’s Award

Robert Paterson joins a distinguished group of American composers that have received the prestigious A.I. Dupont Composer’s award.  Given for recognition of a composer who has made “a significant contribution to the field of contemporary music” by the Delaware Symphony, the orchestra will perform Paterson’s Dark Mountains on Sept. 28 and 30. “I am humbled […]

Three Way premieres to great success at Nashville Opera

Nashville Opera gave the world premiere of Three Way by composer Robert Paterson, with a libretto by David Cote in January of 2017. Jointly produced with American Opera Projects, the New York premiere will be given in June of 2017 at BAM.               The piano/vocal score and aria excerpts […]

Paterson/Campbell’s THE WHOLE TRUTH

The Whole Truth, a new one-act opera by composer Robert Paterson and librettist Mark Campbell, was premiered in January as part of the exciting wave of new operas that overwhelmed New York City. A sold-out success that garnered uniform praise, it was paired with Stewart Copeland’s one-act opera, The Cask of Amontillado. The Whole Truth is […]

Paterson/Campbell The Whole Truth premieres at UrbanArias

The Whole Truth is a short comic opera with music by Robert Paterson and a libretto by Mark Campbell (Bastianello & Lucrezia), based on a short story by author Stephen McCauley. A married women attempts to delude herself into thinking she can carry on two affairs at the same time.  The first with a fellow […]

Paterson’s The Book of Goddesses, Top 10 Favorite Pieces

Classical New England, Boston Who better than NPR to suggest some of the best classical recordings of the year? Classical New England has selected Robert Paterson’s The Book of Goddesses for their list. Here’s the complete list of their picks. You can see more here. Avi Avital, Concerto in D minor, BWV 1052: (I) Allegro […]

Paterson: The Book of Goddesses wins Composer of the Year Award

Composer of the Year Award for The Book of Goddesses album from the Classical Recording Foundation. Award presented at Carnegie Hall by Christopher Rouse, with performance by MAYA, November 21, 2011. Recording on the AMR label released December 6, 2011.