I will be conducting two pieces with the orchestra: "Havin' a Ball in Hollywood," and the premiere of my "Prophet" Overture.
World Premiere of "The Great Longing" with music by William V. Malpede featuring text from Kahlil Gibran
The Bootleg Theater presents The Chanteuse and The Devil’s Muse ( Written and directed by David J ) David J ( Bauhaus, Love & Rockets ) revisits the ‘Black Dahlia’ song cycle that he originally composed in collaboration with Ego Plum ( Ebola Music Orchestra, The Gogol Project ) for the independent feature film, ‘The Devil’s Muse’. In this theatrical staging, the music works as a framework around which another related story is interwoven, that of torch singer, Madi Comfort. Will her police interrogation reveal a dark secret that will finally unlock the mystery of the Black Dahlia? The production will feature live music by David J, Ego Plum and Ysanne Spevack ( Smashing Pumpkins, English National Opera ) The part of Madi Comfort will be played by Daniele Weeks and the part of Lieutenant Frank Jemison by Douglas Dickerman. The play will also feature the internationally acclaimed Butoh performer, Vangeline as the ghost of Elizabeth Short. The play will be running at the Bootleg Theater from Sept 8 - Oct 1 ( NOTE: Thursday through Saturday at 7.30 pm ) Bootleg Theater 2220 Beverly Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90057 213-3893856
Northridge Wind Ensemble Concert conducted by Dr. Larry Stoffel. My piece "Edifice" will be performed on the program
Composer/Orchestrator William V. Malpede holds a Graduate Certificate in Film Scoring from the University of Southern California, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Business from
Elmhurst College, Illinois. As a multi-keyboardist, William has performed with numerous National Broadway tours includin...See Full Bio