About Matthew Aucoin
Matthew Aucoin is an American composer, conductor, writer, and pianist. He is Artist in Residence at Los Angeles Opera, and has worked as a composer and conductor with the Metropolitan Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, the American Repertory Theater, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and Music Academy of the West.
Matthew Aucoin’s music is featured in the Five Boroughs Music Festival’s Five Borough Songbook, Volume II. The songs, exploring New York City’s rich artistic and cultural legacy, are performed on November 16 at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust.
A cast of vocalists and instrumentalists perform Aucoin’s music alongside that of Jonathan Daw. Hannah Lash, Missy Mazzoli, Paola Prestini, and more.