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.
This Summer, Matthew Aucoin is Featured Composer for Abiquiu Chamber Music‘s tenth anniversary season in New Mexico.
Aucoin’s Violin Sonata: Its Own Accord is highlighted alongside the music of Schubert, Paganini, and more in a performance by violinist Carmelo de los Santos and pianist Rubia Santoson on June 11. On June 25, Aucoin appears with tenor James Onstad for Merrill Songs, arias from Crossing, and works by Purcell and Britten. Aucoin’s Celan Fragments is performed on July 9, and his Three Études are featured on July 23. The ACMF Artist Ensemble, with guests Sarah Wolfson and Diyi Tang, presents Aucoin’s Poem for Violin and Piano Trio in a program that also comprises works by Reich, Martinu, and Berio.