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. He is co-Artistic Director of the American Modern Opera Company.
Broadcast at WBUR – CitySpace
Matthew Aucoin joins radio host Christopher Lydon and members of the American Modern Opera Company (AMOC), founded by Aucoin and Zack Winokur, for an evening of music and conversation on April 12.
The broadcast sees Aucoin discuss his influences and inspirations alongside performances of his music. AMOC violinists Keir GoGwilt and Miranda Cuckson play With Care, originally composed as an AMOC dance piece, and Aucoin appears at the keyboard with GoGwilt for Its Own Accord.