Michael Daugherty Signs With Boosey & Hawkes

Classic Arts News   Michael Daugherty Signs With Boosey & Hawkes
Composer Michael Daugherty has signed a publishing agreement with Boosey & Hawkes.

The agreement covers all of the composer's future works, as well as nine existing works including Fire and Blood, Brooklyn Bridge, and Time Machine.

"I feel a strong kinship with the diverse musical aesthetics represented by the Boosey & Hawkes catalogue and greatly admire the music of it composers," Daugherty said in a statement. "I am pleased to have the opportunity to collaborate with on of the world's most important and innovative music publishers."

Daugherty first drew attention in the 1990s for works inspired by 20th-century pop culture, including the Metropolis Symphony, a tribute to Superman. He has been composer in residence for the Detroit and Colorado Symphony Orchestras, and has upcoming commissions with, among other organizations, the Bournemouth Symphony, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and the College Band Directors National Association. In 2005, the American Symphony Orchestra listed Daugherty as one of the ten most-performed living composers in the country.

Daugherty's other previous works will continue to be held by Peermusic Classical, which is represented in Europe by Faber Music.

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