Eve Beglarian “is a humane, idealistic rebel and a musical sensualist.”^ “One of new music’s truly free spirits,”* and a “remarkable experimentalist,”+ she is a composer, performer, and audio producer whose music is “an eclectic and wide-open series of enticements.”^
She recently completed a four and a half month journey down the Mississippi River by kayak and bicycle, which is documented on her RiverBlog.
Beglarian’s chamber, choral, and orchestral music has been commissioned and performed by the Los Angeles Master Chorale, the American Composers Orchestra, the Bang on a Can All-Stars, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, the California EAR Unit, St. Luke’s Chamber Orchestra, Relâche, the Paul Dresher Ensemble, and individual performers including Maya Beiser, Lauren Flanigan, Sarah Cahill, and Marya Martin.
Highlights of her experience in music theater include music for Mabou Mines’ Obie-winning Dollhouse, Animal Magnetism, Ecco Porco, and Choephorai, all directed by Lee Breuer; Forgiveness, a collaboration with Chen Shi-Zheng and Noh master Akira Matsui; and the China National Beijing Opera Theater’s production of The Bacchae, also directed by Chen Shi-Zheng. She has collaborated with a number of choreographers, including Ann Carlson, Robert LaFosse, Victoria Marks, Susan Marshall, and David Neumann, and with visual and video artists including Cory Arcangel, Anne Bray, Vittoria Chierici, Barbara Hammer, Kevork Mourad, Shirin Neshat, and Judson Wright.
Performance projects include the new RiverProject band Brim, Songs from a Book of Days, The Story of B, Open Secrets, Hildegurls’ Ordo Virtutum, twisted tutu, and typOpera.
Recordings of Eve’s music are available on Koch, New World, Cantaloupe, CRI Emergency Music, OO Discs, Open Space, Accurate Distortion, Atavistic, Innova, Naxos, and Kill Rock Stars.
For more information about Eve Beglarian, please visit www.evbvd.com.
*Kyle Gann, The Village Voice
+Albert Innaurato, The New York Times
^Josef Woodard, The Los Angeles Times