Red Angels in Pacific Northwest Ballet's 09-10 Season

The Pacific Northwest Ballet of Seattle, WA will feature selected works of the late choreographer Ulysses Dove in their 09-10 season. Of Dove's selected works, Red Angels with music from Richard Einhorn's Maxwell's Demon will be performed at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival in Becket, MA as well as the Marion Olive McCaw Hall in Seattle, WA. Click on the "events" page to find dates, as well as links to the events.

Maxwell's Demon performed in Melbourne, Australia

Maxwell's Demon #4 was performed at the Abbotsford Convent in Melbourne, Australia back on November 23rd, 2008. It opened at VOLUME, a program of commissions and contemporary music for violin and percussion. Sarah Curro performed the piece on an electric prototype violin by Paul Davies. Here is Sarah performing the work:

Volume - Maxwell's Demon
Volume - Maxwell's Demon

Maxwell's Demon CD Single SOLD OUT!

Thank you to everyone who has purchased a copy of the CD single of Maxwell's Demon! We are currently sold out of copies of this edition; please keep checking this website for further details about any future performances (or recordings) of this wonderful work.

CDs and DVDs of Richard Einhorn's other major work, Voices of Light, remain available for sale; to purchase a CD or DVD of that work, you may place an order online at stores such as or Barnes and Noble or purchase them from your local CD or video store.


On May 28, 2002, Red Angels was broadcast on PBS as part of the "Live from Lincoln Center" telecast of the New York City Ballet. In addition to the complete ballet, interviews with electric violinist Mary Rowell (among other artists) were also broadcast.

If you missed the show, or want to see more, here is a video clip for your downloading pleasure of the fourth movement of Red Angels ("Maxwell's Demon #4"). The video is in Quicktime movie format; if you do not have Quicktime (or other similar software) installed on your computer, you may need to go to the Apple website to download the software.

Also be aware that the file is somewhat large by internet standards (4 minutes long, 9.5 meg), so if you have a slower internet connection (less than a 56k modem) you may experience very long waits and other difficulties.

Here it is, and enjoy!


Ulysses Dove's hit ballet, Red Angels, set to Richard Einhorn's music for electric violin, Maxwell's Demon, will be performed twice in the 2002 Spring season by the New York City Ballet. Show dates and times are Tuesday, May 23, 2002 at 8 p.m. (as part of the "Modern Classics Series") and Wednesday, May 29, 2002 at 8 p.m. as part of an All Diamond Project Program. All shows are in the New York State Theater; for more information, call 1-800-580-8730 or click on the above link to the NYCB website.

Red Angels was also performed this past year at the 2001 Edinburgh Festival in August. Check out this space for more details on future performances of this fun work.


Red Angels is available as a limited edition CD Single. The music (Maxwell's Demon #1-4) is performed by violinist Mary Rowell (on 5-string electric violin), and as an extra bonus, all CD singles have been signed by both composer and performer!

An audio excerpt (mp3) of this work is available for listening on this website: just click on the left button "Audio Samples."