The Peabody Post

Matthew Bengtson Publishes Alexander Scriabin Companion

Matthew Bengtson.MatthewBengtson (MM ’97, DMA ’01, Piano) is co-author of The Alexander Scriabin Companion, published in summer of 2017 by Rowman and Littlefield Press, the first major English language book on Scriabin in decades. This summer, he also released his three-CD recording of violin/piano duo and solo piano music of Karol Szymanowski, with violinist Blanka Bednarz, on the Musica Omnia label. In December, he released another recording project, the complete cello/piano music of Roberto Sierra, with cellist John Haines-Eitzen, on Albany Records. Bengtson is assistant professor of piano literature at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance.

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