Chelsea Symphony

Max will compose a new work for violoncello and orchestra for cellist Eric Allen and the Chelsea Symphony, to be premiered in March 2015 in New York.


Max has been selected to compose a new work with dance for the New York City Ballet’s 2015 New York Choreographic Institute. The work will be created in collaboration with choreographer Silas Farley and will be premiered in March 2015 at Lincoln Center.

New Juilliard Ensemble

Max’s work in progress
Kheir: Fantasy for Clarinet and Sinfonietta will be premiered by the New Juilliard Ensemble under Joel Sachs at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall on April 10, 2015.

New York Philharmonic

On June 7, 2014, Max’s work
Bismuth: Variations for Orchestra received its world premiere by the New York Philharmonic under Alan Gilbert alongside premieres by Christopher Rouse and Péter Eötvös as part of the inaugural NY Phil Biennial. Bismuth was selected through an international call for scores by the American Composers Orchestra’s EarShot program. More information can be found at the ACO website.