Press

Some of my favorites

The New York Times, Jan. 2016 | Composers’ Collectives Offer Creativity and Challenges

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan. 2016 | More New Music Innovation from Eighth Blackbird

The New York Times, Jan. 2015 | A Visceral Slide into Darkness

WNYC: New Sounds, May 2014 | Voice and Electronics, Episode #3593

WQXR:Q2, Apr. 2014 | Venerable Label Makes Bold Move with Emerging Composer Jacob Cooper

NPR: Here & Now, Dec. 2013 | A Resurgence of Electronic Classical Music

NPR: All Things Considered, Aug. 2009 | “Timberbrit”: Opera Tackles the Trials of Britney 

 

Some of the others

The New York Times, Feb. 2017 | Duets in “Some of a Thousand Words” Say it All

San Francisco Classical Voice, Feb. 2017 | Composer John Adams Still Stretches His Horizons  

Pitchfork, Nov. 2016 | Album Review: Vicky Chow, A O R T A

San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 2016 | Post:Ballet’s ‘Do Be’ does something new

San Francisco Chronicle, Aug. 2016 | Post:Ballet’s Dekkers proves ‘Do Be’ project worth doing

A Closer Listen, May 2016 | Eighth Blackbird ~ Hand Eye

The Los Angeles Times, Apr. 2016 | Beth Morrison’s 21c Liederabend Op. LA at Disney Hall

Stereophile.com, Apr. 2016 | Hand Eye Wigs Out

San Francisco Chronicle, Feb. 2016 | Eighth Blackbird and 6 Composers, Working Together

The New York Times, Jan. 2016 | Review: Eighth Blackbird Ensemble Plays Sleeping Giant’s Suite

The New Yorker, Jan. 2016 | Classical Music Recitals (Hand Eye)

The Wall Street Journal, Jan. 2016 | Composing a Work of Art

The New York Times, Jan. 2016 | Sleeping Giant’s Hand Eye to Have New York Premiere by Eighth Blackbird

The Albany Times Union, Mar. 2015| Reworked “Requiem” A Conversation Starter

The New Yorker, Jan. 2015 | Against Type

UK Independent, Apr. 2014 | Album Reviews: Silver Threads (print only)

Wondering Sound, Apr. 2014 | Jacob Cooper, Silver Threads

I Care if You Listen Magazine, June 2014 | The Unforced Profundity of Jacob Cooper’s Silver Threads (print only)

The Albany Times Union, June 2013 | ASO Dogs of Desire @ EMPAC  

The New York Times, Jan. 2013  | Classical Music and Opera Listings (Silver Threads, starred recommendation)

The New Yorker, Jan. 2013 | Classical Music Recitals (Silver Threads)

WQXR: Q2, Apr. 2012 | Jacob Cooper finds Grace in Diaphanous Slow Motion

WQXR blog, Apr. 2012 | Die Another Day

Capital NY / Politico NY, Apr. 2012 | This Year’s MATA Festival of Young Composers Surprises With Immersive Sound Worlds

The New York Times, Apr. 2012 | Slashes and Shrieks in a Clamorous Return to the Barricades

The New York Times, Apr. 2012 | Whistling Eclecticism: Motors and Fishing Line

Pitchfork, Apr. 2012 | Report: MATA Festival

The New York Times, Feb. 2012 | Brooklyn Composers Riff on Stravinsky

The Washington Post, June 2012 | Deviant Septet presents fresh take in ‘Histories’ at Atlas Performing Arts Center