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February-March 2015 Newsletter

After a lengthy month of travel in January (NYC, KY, NOLA, FL, AL, MS ending with a 10 day visit to the Mexican Riviera to visit a good friend), I decided I needed to take a break away from travel and postings and Facebook itself…and get some work done!  So, I deactivated my account and…

George Maurer releases new CD “Elegy”

George Maurer’s new solo piano release ‘Elegy’ spans more than 25 years of music, brings him back to his recording roots MINNEAPOLIS — The name of George Maurer’s new solo piano CD is “Elegy,” but it’s definitely no lament. Rather, Minneapolis composer, producer and performer Maurer’s latest recording finds him on the verge of new…

George Maurer posts libretto for Autumn Song

I’ve been asked to post the libretto for my recent production of Autumn Song, so friends and fans can spend more time with the poetry of Rilke and Tennessee Williams. This will be our script for the performances in Provincetown in September. Click here for pdf of all the poems.

Empire Builder: George’s Train Opera

I’ve always been fascinated by trains, but not in the way some rail enthusiasts tend to be; lauding a mode of transportation that, while destined to join the American public, her industries, and her coasts together by 1876, also ended up permanently scattering her Indigenous peoples and exploiting immigrant labor in it’s rush to gain…