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World Premiere Dateline

2017

 

March 18

 

Gruber, H K

     Piano Concerto

Emanuel Ax, Berlin Philharmonic

 

May 6

 

Holt, Simon

     Surcos

Berlin Philharmonic

 

June 18

 

Norman, Andrew

     [new work for chorus and orchestra]

 Berlin Philharmonic, London Symphony, Vocal Heroes, young instrumentalists

 

July 6

 

Uebayashi, Yuko

     [new work for flute and harp]

Aspen Music Festival

 

July 8

 

Lara, Felipe

     Injust Intonations for piano

Conrad Tao, Aspen Music Festival

 

July 20

 

Franklin, Steven

     [new work for brass quintet]

American Brass Quintet, Aspen Music Festival

 

July 29

 

Kellogg, Daniel

     String Quartet

Pacifica Quartet, Aspen Music Festival

 

July 30

 

Fletcher, Alan

     Piano Concerto

Inon Barnatan, Aspen Festival Orchestra

 

August 9

 

Ricketts, Matthew

     Melodia for piano and orchestra

Tengku Irfan, Aspen Philharmonic Orchestra

 

August 12

 

Fairouz, Mohammed

     [new work for chamber ensemble]

Aspen Contemporary Ensemble

 

2016

 

January 22 

 

Bermel, Derek

     Murmurations

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra 

 

April 27

 

Krawczyk, Franck

     Après

New York Philharmonic

 

23 June

 

Sander, Kurt

     The Evlogitaria of the Resrurrection

Cappella Romana (2016 Pan-Orthodox Music Sympopsium, Minneapolis)

 

2015

 

February 17 

 

Heggie, Jake

     [song]

Jamie Barton, mezzo soprano

 

March 1

 

Auerbach, Lera

     Violin Concerto No.4

Leonidas Kavakos, New York Philharmonic

 

March 5 

 

Thomas, Augusta Read

     Capricci  for violin and viola

JACK quartet 

 

March 6 

 

Tsontakis, George

     Coraggio 

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

March 17 

 

Jóhannsson, Jóhann

     Drone Mass 

American Contemporary Ensemble 

 

April 10

 

Wuorinen, Charles

       Piano Concerto

Peter Serkin, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

April 23

 

Lerdahl, Fred

     [new work]

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

October 1 

 

Neikrug, Marc

     Canta-Concerto 

New York Philharmonic 

 

December 7

 

Lopez, Jimmy

     Bel Canto

Chicago Lyric Opera

 

2014

 

September 13

 

Campogrande, Nicola

      "Urban Gardens" for piano and orchestra

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

November 20

 

Hartke

    Symphony No.4

Los Angeles Philharmonic

 

2013

 

January 18

 

Del Tredici, David

   "The Most Beautiful Song in the World"

Dorian Wind Quintet, Bargemusic (New York)

 

January 26

 

Cuomo, Douglas J.

     "Doubt"

Minnesota Opera 

 

February 12

 

Mackey, Steven

     String Quartet

Brentano String Quartet (New York)

 

April 17

 

Rouse, Christopher

     "Prospero's Rooms"

New York Philharmonic 

 

April 26

 

Unseth, Theodore

     Concertino

Minnesota Sinfonia

 

June 7

 

Puntin, Claudio

     [New work for piano trio and clarinet]

Musica Tre, Kammermusikfest, Tribschen (Switzerland)

 

July 18 

 

Synhaivsky, Natalie

     Cinquante petits morceaux for piano

Lukassaal, Lucerne 

 

September 19

 

Harbison, John

     "Crossroads" for soprano, oboe and strings

St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

November 11

 

Runestad, Jake

     "Dreams of the Fallen"

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, Symphony Chorus of New Orleans 

 

November 14

 

LeBaron, Anne

     "Breathtails"

Roulette, Brooklyn 

 

November 15

 

Santoro, Filippo

     "Re-mote" for solo bassoon and applied technology

Marc Vallon, bassoon, University of Wisconsin - Madison

 

2012

 

March 30

 

Barry, Gerald

     "Feldman's Six-Penny Editions"
St Paul Chamber Orchestra 

 

April 11


Stephenson
     Violin Concerto
Jennifer Frautschi  Minnesota Orchestra

 

May 2

 

Tysdal, Darin

     "Three Haiku"

Century College Orchestra, Minnesota  

 

May 4

Battistelli, Giorgio
     [work for chamber orchestra]
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra 

 

July 7

Benjamin, George
     Written on Skin [opera]
Aix-en-provence Festival

July 18

Greenberg, Jay
     [new work for brass quintet]
American Brass Quintet, Aspen

July 19

Armenta, Joshua
     City of God  [opera]
Capitol Fringe Festival, Washington D.C.

September 5

Yeagley, David
      "Daughter of Dawn" [symphonic film score]
Dead Center Film Festival, Oklahoma City

November 29

Muhly, Nico
     [work for soprano]
Institute for Vocal Arts, Juilliard School

 

2011

 

February

Ades, Thomas
     Polaris
New World Symphony, Miami Beach

 

February 17

Frank, Gabriela
     [new work]
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

April 14

MacMillan
     Piano Concerto No.3 "The Mysteries of Light"
Jean-Ives Thibaudet   Minnesota Orchestra

 

June 7

Lifschitz, Max
     Concerto for Oboe, Clarinet and Orchestra
New Symphony Orchestra, New York

 

July 18

Moravec, Paul
    [chamber work]
Aspen Music Festival

 

July 27

Greenberg, Jay
    [brass quintet]
Aspen Music Festival

 

August 12

Norman, Andrew
     "Sonnets"
Aspen Chamber Symphony

 

September 9

Muhly, Nico
     Concerto No.2 for Cello and Orchestra "Toward the Horizon""
Minnesota Orchestra

 

2010

 

January 21

Roberts, Adam and Vines, Nicholas and Liang, Lei
     [joint world premier]
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston

 

February 4

Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw
     "Music for Winds"
Minnesota Orchestra

 

April 22

Sosa
     Flute Concerto
Minnesota Orchestra

 

April 30

Heggie, Jake
     Moby-Dick [opera]
Dallas Opera

September 30

Rautavaara, Einojuhani
     Concerto No.2 for Cello and Orchestra "Toward the Horizon""
Minnesota Orchestra

 

2009

 

January 24

Ruo, Huang
     "Hanging Cliffs"
Oberlin Conservatory Symphony Orchestra

 

February 5

Rouse, Christopher
     Oboe Concerto
Minnesota Orchestra

 

March 13

Stucky, Steven
     [new work]
St Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

April 30

Yi, Chen
     Prelude and Fugue for Chamber Orchestra
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

May 17

Tysdal, Darin
     Trio for Clarinet, Viola and Piano
Camp St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

May 30

Vaughn Williams, Ralph
     "Vexilla Regis"
St. Mark's Cathedral Choir, Choral Society and Orchestra, Minneapolis

 

June 4

Gatonska, Michael
     "In autumn woods a traveler"
Minnesota Orchestra

 

June 6

Zyman, Samuel
     Variations on an Original Theme
Leschetizky Association Piano Recital, New York

 

August 2

Lieberson, Peter
     Suite from "Ashuka's Dream"
Aspen Festival Orchestra

 

August 7

Tsontakis, George
     Concerto for 2 Violins "Unforgettable"
Aspen Sinfonia

 

August 12

Previn, André
     [new orchestral work]
Boston Symphony Orchestra, Tangelwood

 

November 5

Aho
     "Minea"
Minnesota Orchestra

 

November 7

Iglesias, Alberto
     "In the Land of the Lemon Trees" for soprano and chamber orchestra
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

November 12

Beamish
     Cello Concerto
Minnesota Orchestra

2008

 

October 30

Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw
    "New Work for Wind Ensemble"
Minnesota Orchestra

Schmidt, Heather
    "Lunar Reflections"
Griffin Trio, Toronto

 

2007

 

February

Gordon, Ricky Ian
    “The Grapes of Wrath”
Minnesota Opera, St. Paul

 

August

Beaser, Robert
    “Folk Songs”
Aspen Chamber Symphony, Aspen

 

October

Ruo, Huang
    “Circle of Steps: Vertical Installation for a Staircase and Six Musicians”
Rubin Museum of Art, New York
 
2006

 

February 13

Fitts, Charles
    Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
Houston Chamber Orchestra, David Campbell clarinet

 

March 30

 

Saariaho, Kaija
    “Adriana Mater”
L’Opera Bastille, Paris

 

Bayolo, Armando
    “Ludi” for String Octet
Euclid Quartet, Degas Quartet, Sioux City, Iowa

 

April

Ruo Huang
    “Four Fragments” for Cello
Weill Recital Hall, New York

July 29

Schoenberg, Adam
    [brass quintet]
American Brass Quintet, Aspen, Colorado

August 3

Cortes-Alvarez, Francisco
    “Lepidopteros”

Aspen Sinfonia, Aspen, Colorado

 

August 10

Frank, Gabriela Lena
    [new work]
Aspen, Colorado

August 14

Fletcher, Alan
    “Dreams of Rain”
Aspen, Colorado

October 1

White, John
    “Memoir” for Cello and Piano
    “Songs for a Saint”
King Center, Denver, Colorado

 

Ruo, Huang
    “The Lost Gardens Concerto” for four Solo Instruments and String Orchestra
Merkin Concert Hall, New York

 

November

Ruo, Huang
    “Four Visions” for Guitar Quartet
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Minneapolis
 
2005

 

March 8

White, John
    “Canonical Hours”
St Martin?s Chamber Choir, Denver

July 16

Hodkinson, Sydney
    “Bricks”

Aspen Contemporary Ensemble

 

July 17

Bayolo, Armando
    “Two Little Romances” for oboe and piano
    Piano Sonata “Suonare Rapsodico”
    Clarinet Quintet “St. Luke’s Summer”
Armando Bayolo, pianist

July 18

Beaser, Robert
    “Souvenirs”
Aspen Chamber Music Series

July 20

Larson, Libby
    [piece for mezzo-soprano and piano]
Susanne Mentzer and Craig Rutenberg

July 28

Ruo, Huang
    [untitled piece]
Aspen, Colorado

 

July 30

 

Sampson, David
    “Breakawa” for two trumpets and electronics
American Brass Quintet

 

Ruo, Huang
    [brass quintet]
American Brass Quintet

 

August 5

Copenhaver, Lee
    Classic Changes
Superior Festival Orchestra, Marquette, Michigan

August 11

Linkola, Jukka
    Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra
Finn Grand Fest 2005 Festival Orchestra, Marquette, Michigan

December 3

Damrosch, Leopold
    Symphony in A Major
Juilliard Pre-College Orchestra

 
2004

 

February 10

Ades, Thomas
     The Tempest [opera]
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden


February 14

Sierra, Roberto
    Sinfonia No. 1
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra


February

Hanna, Trent
    Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas

March 26

Schoenfield, Paul
    Cello Concerto
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra 

December 3

Prutsman, Stephen
    “Grand Excursion”
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 
2003

 

May 9

Mauldin, Michael
    “Dreams of the Child of Light” for Native Flute and Strings
Chamber Orchestra of Albuquerque

June 8

Bayolo, Armando
      “Towards Golgotha”
Rose City Chamber Orchestra, Portland

 

August 15

 

Holt, James
    Trio for clarinet, violin and piano
Aspen

 

Levey, John C.
    “El Arbol Menos” for soprano and piano
Aspen

 

Soper, Kate
    “Triolet Cynara” septet
Aspen

 

Kim, Ja-Yai
    “Blooming” for flute and harp
Aspen

 

Needham, Clint
    Brass Quintet No. 1, "Circus"
Aspen


August 16

Welcher, Dan
 “The Wind Won’t Listen” Fantasy for Bassoon and String Quartet
Euclid Quartet, Aspen

October 11

Golembiowski, Jaroslaw
    Second String Quartet
Penderecki String Quartet, Chicago

October 13

Fitts, Charles
    “Coba”
Foundation Orchestra, Nevada

October 24

Corigliano, John
    “Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan”
Minnesota Orchestra

November 14

Paulus, Stephen
    Concerto for Two Trumpets
Minnesota Orchestra

November 22

Schmidt, Helen Martha
    [New work for chorus]
St. Mark's Cathedral Choir, Minneapolis

 

November 28

Liebersen, Peter
    Piano Concerto, "Leviathan"
Minnesota Orchestra
 
2002

 

January 17

Assad,
          Triple Concerto
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

March 16

Schoenfield, Paul
           Nocturne
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

 

March 17

 

McGlaughlin, Bill
          Angelus
Oratorio Society of Minnesota

 

Schoenfield, Paul
          Partita for Violin and Piano
Chamber Music Society of Minnesota

 

March 22

Argento, Dominick
          A Few Words About Chekhov
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

April 18

Tsontakis, George
          Violin Concerto
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

April 24

Paulus, Stephen
          Heloise and Abelard [opera]
Juilliard Opera Center

August 11

Tikka, Kari
    “Threnos” for String Orchestra
Finnfest Symphony Orchestra, Minneapolis

August 31

Fitts, Charles
         Sanctus Festina
Choir of the National Center for the Arts in Mexico City

 
2001

 

January 25

Knussen, Oliver
     [To be announced]

March 15

Danielpour, Richard
     New Cello Concerto
New York Philharmonic

April  12

Paulus, Stephen
     New Work for Chorus and Orchestra
New York Philharmonic

May  4

Schickele, Peter
     Symphony No. 2
St. Paul Chamber Orchestra

December 19

Dawe, Jonathan
     “Liber de Arte Contrapuncti”
Brentano String Quartet, New York


2000

 

March 5

Tysdal, Darin
            Overture Buffo
Dakota Valley Civic Orchestra

 

April 28

 

Tavener, John
     [new work for chorus]
Young People's Chorus of New York

 

Kats-Chernin, Elena
     [new work for chorus]
Young People's Chorus of New York

 

Torke, Michael
     [new work for chorus]
Young People's Chorus of New York

 

Kroll-Rosenbaum, Nora
     [new work for chorus]
Young People's Chorus of New York

 

September  24

 

Drobiazhina, Valentina
     "Spring wreaths" for piano, voice and bells
Kyiv Music Fest

 

Hnatovska, Olena
     Sonatina for piano
Kyiv Music Fest

 

Skoryk, Miroslav
     Partita No.7 for wind quintet
Kyiv Music Fest

 

Patzera, Vitaly
     Viola concerto
Kyiv Music Fest

 

September 25

 

Zazhitko, Serhei
     "Nestor Batiuk" for narrator, drum, violin and mandolin, toy instruments, baritone and other sounds
Kyiv Music Fest

 

September 26

 

Sylvestrov, Valentin
     Classical overture for orchestra
Kyiv Camerata

 

Sylvestrov, Valentin
     Epitaphia for string orchestra and piano
Kyiv Camerata

 

Shcherbakov, Ihor
     Aria-passione-2 for viola and string orchestra
Kyiv Camerata

 

Hodziatzky, Vitaly
     Cantata "Green spring" for soprano and chamber orchestra
Kyiv Camerata

 

Vereshchahin, Yaroslav
     Musical moment for clarinet, bassoon, and string orchestra
Kyiv Camerata

 

Poloz, Mykola
     Symphony No.7 "From the other world"
National Radio Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

 

Tomlonova, Olena
     Symphonic sketches in memory of Alfred Schnittke
National Radio Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine

 

September 27

Synhaivsky, Natalie
     Violin concerto
National Estradno-Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Olha Rivniak violin soloist


September 28


Huba, Volodymir
     "Terra Incognita" for bassoon and piano
Kyiv Music Fest


Denisenko, Marina
     "Winter and spring," "Mid-destiny" for bandura and guitar
Kyiv Music Fest


Donduk, Yevhen
     String quartet
Kyiv Music Fest


Froliak, Bohdan
     "Vestigia" for string quartet and alto flute
Kyiv Music Fest


Luniov, Sviatoslav
     "Koany" for five performers
Kyiv Music Fest


Yurina, Ludmila
     "Sound illusions" for flute, cello and piano
Kyiv Music Fest


Piliutikov, Serhei
     Dances for clarinet and piano
Kyiv Music Fest


Chmelnitzka, Tetiana
     Liturgical music
Kyiv Music Fest


Kafarova, Veronika
     Works after the poems of Lina Kostenko
Kyiv Music Fest


Pidhorny, Volodymir
     Arrangment of a Ukrainian folk tune
Kyiv Music Fest


Kireiko, Vitaly
     Works after the poems of Maxim Rilsky and Pavlo Tichina
Kyiv Music Fest


Yashchenko, Leopold
     Works after original poetry
Kyiv Music Fest


Rudiansky, Oleksandr
     Works after V. Nesterenko
Kyiv Music Fest


Svona
     Choir concert No.1 after works of Fedor Mlinchenko
Kyiv Music Fest


Taranenko, Ivan
     Psalm, "I call to Thee, O Lord" for mixed choir, low strings and piano improvisation
Kyiv Music Fest


Stetzenko, Volodymir
     Liturgical texts; settings of folk poetry
Kyiv Music Fest


Kolodub, Levko
     "From Kyiv to Luben," an arrangment of Ukrainian folk tunes
Kyiv Music Fest


Mamonov, Serhei
     Work after the poetry of Anatoly Kravchenko
Kyiv Music Fest


Levkovytch, Oleksandr
     Concerto for violin, piano and string orchestra
Kyiv Camerata


Polova, Victoria
     "The Word of Simon" for soprano and organ
Kyiv Camerata


Luniov, Sviatoslav
     "Trias" for piano, organ and string orchestra
Kyiv Camerata


September 29


Zahortzev, Volodymir
     Sonata for piano
Kyiv Music Fest


Pratziuk, Bohdan
     Works after texts by Saccheti and Charles of Orleans
Kyiv Music Fest


Kanerstein, Oleksandr
     Sonata for cello and piano
Kyiv Music Fest


Ilyin, Vadim
     Concerto for double bass
Ukrainian Philharmonic Orchestra


September 30


Telychko, Victor
     Suite in three movements for two pianos
 
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