Peter StopschinskiAustin, TX
Peter Stopschinski (Composer) has composed music/lyrics for New York Musicals Festival’s 2015 Winner Best in Show: The Calico Buffalo, string arrangements for Grupo Fantasma’s 2011 Grammy Award winning album El Existential, music for Madeleine George’s Off-Broadway play which was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize in Drama: The Curious Case of the Watson Intelligence, and the 2016 film score for two-time Academy Award winning director Al Reinert’s film for PBS Rara Avis: The Life of John Audubon. His operas and musicals have been performed across the country from Arena Stage (DC) to Playwrights Horizons (NYC) to Center Theatre Group’s Kirk Douglas Theater (LA) to Gertrude Opera in Melbourne, AUS to La Mama (NYC). Peter is currently working on a new opera based on Terry Galloway’s one woman show Lardo Weeping that was commissioned by LOLA Opera and will be premiered in Austin, TX in Fall 2020. Peter has just finished a new experimental rock version of Verdi’s MacBeth for Gertrude Opera in Melbourne Australia which premiered in Ngambie Lakes Fall 2016 and will tour in the U.S. in 2019. In 2018 he produced and co-wrote several tracks on Basura, the album by the revolutionary transgender artist CHRISTEENE. In 2017 he released 50 albums (totaling 496 songs or more than 1.2 days) of his own music for free on his website. peterstopschinski.com
Massacre of Spring Part 2
Peter Stopschinski’s Re-write of Stravinsky’s Rite Of Spring. Created for Percussion Quartet featuring piano and marimba. All images come from the accompanying graphic novel Vacation With Stravinsky also by Peter Stopschinski.
Sexy groove with salty flavor. Abstract Video for the track “Grandfather’s Day” from the album Now Would Be A Good Time by Peter Stopschinski. John Mills-baritone sax/bass clarinet; John Speice-drums/percussion; Utah Hamrick-bass, Alexis Buffum, Paul Robertson, Phil Davidson-violins; PMS-piano/viola/synth/bag o’leaves. Co-produced by Adrian Quesada at Level One Studios.
Peter Stopschinski Composer and Pianist. The premier of the band WANK TRIBE at Fast Forward Austin April 2015. The GOPRO headset mount falls all the way down so you get the keyboardists nose most of the time. Great video!