From opera to jazz, from theater to dance, composer/librettist/producer Ari Frankel's works have gained kudos worldwide, including a Grammy nomination with Suzanne Ciani's Neverland, an honorary Bourges Electroacoustic Festival mention, performances at SummerStage at Central Park, DIA Center for the Arts, and The Joyce Theater and awards from The International Film & TV Festival of New York, Parent's Choice, among others.
At a recent inaugural Scientific Delirium Madness residency [a Leonardo/International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology and Djerassi Resident Artists Program collaboration], Ari not only composed and edited Beckett and Hemingway VideoMusic works, but also designed, built and installed E=m, a site-specific sculpture inspired by Einstein
Ari has composed for William H. Macy at The Atlantic Theater, Susan Batson and Elizabeth Kemp at The Actors Studio, for John Kelly & Company, Muna Tseng Dance Projects, Fiona Shaw, Tai Dang, and others. Film soundtracks include Robert Redford and Michael Apted's Incident At Oglala, Crows, Tel Aviv Stories, and several NHK HD specials, including Passage To Vietnam, Doctors Without Frontiers, and Inside The White House.
last updated September 2014