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Ellen Mandel: Links

The Art Song Project

a terrific website organized by a great soprano Helene Lindqvist and fabulous pianist Philipp Vogler, with their performances of many beautiful songs, now including my Gray Room and To an Isle in the Water!



Magdalena Ball: Book Musings

a RAVE review for our new CD THE CAT AND THE MOON, from a talented Australian novelist/poet/critic

Compulsive Reader

great site for lovers of literature, with a fabulous review of THE FIRST OF ALL MY DREAMS, my second CD of songs to poems, sung by Todd Almond

Pamela Bob

website of the wildly talented singer and actress Pamela Bob, who, luckily for me, has sung and recorded some of my songs, including at 54 Below! Check out her performance of my Godot's Blues on the music page!

website of the wonderful singer of A WIND HAS BLOWN THE RAIN AWAY my E.E. Cummings CD, and THE FIRST OF ALL MY DREAMS, a CD of more of my E.E. Cummings plus Seamus Heaney, WB Yeats, and other song settings.


A creative new theater company in New York founded by Craig Smith and Elise Stone, former members of the Jean Cocteau Rep, where I was Resident Composer.  I've written music for Phoenix productions of Kafka's THE TRIAL, Moliere's TARTUFFE, Glyn Maxwell's THE GAMBLER, AGAMEMNON HOME, WOLFPIT and THE LIFEBLOOD, and more. Phoenix Theatre Ensemble has presented my children's musicals:  LITTLE RED, AESOP'S FABLES, THE TOYMAKER'S APPRENTICE.

Seattle Pi

Seattle Washington online publishes rave review of THE FIRST OF ALL MY DREAMS!

Huffington Post
RAVE REVIEW for SAVVY SECRETS OF SUCCESSFUL MISTRESSES------Dr Faith (Lisa Faith Phillips) and Mistress Ethel (me!! Ellen Mandel)----original music by Ellen Mandel, lyrics by Mandel and Phillips----and a song by Michael Lydon too!!
New Gallery Concert Series

A concert and art exhibit series in Boston Mass, where Ellen Mandel's music has been performed in two concerts!

Politics and Prose Bookstore
Wonderful independent bookstore in Washington DC, where you can find my CD's A WIND HAS BLOWN THE RAIN AWAY and THE FIRST OF ALL MY DREAMS.
Peterborough Players

a wonderful summer theatre in Peterborough, New Hampshire.  I've written lots of music for the Peterborough Players, including MEASURE FOR MEASURE, NH Theater award for best sound/music, CINDY REILLY, PRIVATE LIVES, THE WINTER'S TALE, WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, AS YOU LIKE IT, and many more! They produced my PUSS IN BOOTS, with music and lyrics by Ellen Mandel, book by Kathy Menino!

Rob Gildon
a good place to learn about a great singer I'm working with-----we've performed my songs at the Kilkenny Arts Festival in Ireland!
music critics on line---with a great review of THE FIRST OF ALL MY DREAMS
Classical Voice of New England
great review of A WIND HAS BLOWN THE RAIN AWAY!! Todd Almond sings songs by Ellen Mandel to poems by E.E. Cummings!
website of Michael Lydon, musician and writer, author of Ray Charles: Man and Music
Yeats Society
The Yeats Society was founded in Sligo in 1958 in order to commemorate and honour the memory of W.B. Yeats, and to promote appreciation of his poetry and other writings, and an awareness of the other members of this talented family. The Society operates from the Yeats Memorial Building in the very centre of Sligo, overlooking the River Garavogue.
La La Brooks, lead singer of the Crystals, rocks out with Ellen Mandel on piano
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Abby Newton
Abby Newton is a supremely musical cellist who specializes in Scottish music.
a yummy and beautiful food blog!
the blog of Reed Robins, who has an excellent studio and is an expert engineer, digital wizard and musician, and lovely to work with.
Sarah Cahill/Then and Now
a great radio show with eclectic tastes
The Musical Offering Classical CD Shop
the website of a terrific CD shop in Berkeley, California that carries A WIND HAS BLOWN THE RAIN AWAY and THE FIRST OF ALL MY DREAMS, my two song CDs, and a great collection of classical music CDs.
New England Theatre Geek
news, listings, reviews of New England theatre events
The New York Times Theater Reviews 1997-1998

Lovely review of Jean Cocteau Rep's production of Tom Stoppard's comedy Rough Crossing, with music by Ellen Mandel!  "Ellen Mandel's original music includes an admirably performed song to end Act 1 that is scored for shipboard cutlery."  YAY!!