James Bergin, Composer


Selected Performances

February 21, 2019

Premiere of Romanza (for alto flute and trombone) at the DiMenna Center in New York City, performed by William Lang and Roberta Michel.

I'll be playing duos with violinist Emily Kalish and composed by Gary Philo and Amy Reich.

August 13, 2018

I'll be playing a duo viola recital with Michael Strauss at St John's Episcopal Church in Williamstown, MA. more into

We'll be performing my microtonal piece Loss  along with new pieces by Gary Philo and Amy Reich.

January 21, 2016

Michael Strauss and I will play Loss (for viola duo) on Boston Microtonal Society "Amber" concert at Pierce Hall, New England Conservatory of Music.

6:30 pre-concert talk. 8:00 concert

December 11, 2016

Biliana Voutchkova will perform Schmerzen-Waltz-Stuermisch for solo violin at the Goethe-Institut Boston at 7 pm.  Read more...

August 2015

Michael Strauss and Ipremiered my recently-completed viola duo entitled Loss as part of the Summer Noontime Concert series I curate at St. John's Episcopal Church, Williamstown, MA.

April 2015

Emily Kalish performs 3 Pieces for Solo Violin at Bard College at Simon's Rock, Great Barrington, MA.

March 2015

Soprano Jennifer Ashe and oboist Elizabeth England perform Phos hilaron on a concert titled "Supervoce" (microtonal music for voices and instruments) presented by the Boston Microtonal Society at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston, MA.

February 2014

Schmerzen for solo violin received its premiere in a concert given by Emily Kalish at St. John's Episcopal Church, Williamstown,MA (Feb. 23).

November 2014

Violinist Emily Kalish performs Three Pieces for Solo Violin at the Davis Square Theatre in Somerville, MA. 

August 2014

Violinist Emily Kalish performs two new pieces for solo violin:  Schmerzen and Waltz on August 4 at St.. John's Episcopal Church, Williamstown, MA at noon, and on August 6 at All Souls Church in New York City at 8 pm.

Emily Kalish

April 2014

Tuesday, April 22 at 4 pm: Premiere of Swing-Langam-Fuga for trombone quartet, featuring the Guidonian Hand at the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA on a concert ("Bending Brass") presented by the Boston Microtonal Society. Complete video may be viewed on "Audio and Video" page.

The Guidonian Hand