Joseph Dangerfield

composer, theorist, conductor, pianist



The Leviathan Trio (Lindsey Goodman, flute, Hannah Pressley, cello, Joseph Dangerfield, piano) will be performing on a one-month tour of China in September 2018, sponsored by PARMA Recordings.  We will perform Vox Balaenae by Crumb, and give four world-premieres by Dangerfield, Dahn, Hu, Kernohan. In addition, we will perform works by Scriabin, Debussy, and Britten.

Transient Canvas premiered my new work Aegir at Roger Williams University in RI on Wednesday, May 10. The work was also performed at the Alba New Music Festival, in Alba, Italy.

Ann DuHamel (piano), and Preston Duncan performed my work Broken Obelisk for sax and piano on tour:

March 6, 7:30p, University of Minnesota, Morris; March 11, 3p, Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Paris (Salle Debussy); March 12, 7p, Conservatorio di Milano (Sala Verdi); March 13, 6p Conservatorio di Musics di Perugia (Piazza Mariotti); March 15, 12p, Royal Conservatory of Brussels; March 17, 7p, Zagreb Academy of Music.

Dangerfield’s music has been described as:

Highly compelling and even provocative, in a subtle way…” Fanfare Magazine

Enticing.” American Record Guide