JULY 30, 2017, CUT COMMON MAGAZINE
‘… Reverie I, II and III, three works interspersed in the program, were outstanding examples of the great compositional balance of virtuosity, simplicity, fragility and drama that Griffiths achieves in Introspection. This is not an easy task for solo piano music…’
Excerpt from the 5th Review, from my 50th Birthday Concert on July 16th by Chloe Sanger.
FEBRUARY 2, 2017, RADIO LIVE 106 FM
4th review, fast forward to 40:45 to hear Graham Reid of New Zealand’s Elsewhere talk about me and Introspection on his fortnightly Thursday night slot with Karyn Hay.
FEBRUARY 2, 2017, ELSEWHERE
DECEMBER 6, 2016, CANBERRA CRITICS CIRCLE
‘4 out or 5 stars…Griffiths really has developed his own style… he can be confident in calling all of his compositions uniquely his own.’
NOVEMBER 5, 2016, NEWS WEEKLY
‘The music ebbs and flows, rising to pitches of excitement, then lapsing back into melancholy. That is scarcely an unusual expressive combination, but it is achieved with great skill… This is a fine first recording by Griffiths. He has established himself as an accomplished composer and his introspections justify close listening.’
September 17, 2017, hunterhunter online article on Ashley Hribar’s Stuart & Sons anniversary recital on at the Newcastle Art Gallery on September. Article mentions my inclusion in contemporary repertoire which Ashley will perform on the Gallery’s 2.2 metre Stuart & Sons piano.
June 29, 2017, Scintillations Music publishing partnership with Alan Griffiths will market and sell the Introspection solo-piano repertoire as sheet music. Also, Alan’s other original art music repertoire is slated for publication including repertoire from his second album due to be recorded at the end of 2017.
This is Scintillations Media Release announcing this new initiative
June 1, 2017 AudioTechnology Magazine feature article p57 ‘Grand Actions’ by Sydney sound engineer and recording producer Craig Field, on the challenges of recording Introspection on the rare Stuart piano on location at The Crispe Galleries in October 2016.
April 23rd, 2017, 8pm Concert Hall, ArtSound FM. Annabel Wheeler presented the complete Introspection recital recorded at the Crisp Galleries recorded by Bill Oakes. Broadcast repeated on April 26th at 1:30pm.
August 25th, 2017, 10pm Australian Sounds, 3mbs, presented by Madeliene Roycroft, broadcast a request by Bret Fishley to play some of my music from Introspection. An Introduction & ‘3 Meditations’ can be heard starting at: 1:19:27.
JANUARY 28, 2017 Art Sound FM Discovery Program by Bill Oakes broadcast some of the repertoire recorded from the Introspection concert.
OCTOBER 22nd and 25th, 2016 Interviewed by Bill Stephens on “Artcetera” on Art Sound FM in lead up to the Introspection premiere.
Beluera publicity for Introspection Victoria Premiere