2005-06 Premieres List by orchestra

The list includes names of the works, the orchestras premiering them, scheduled premiere dates, conductors, commissioning parties, and soloists. U.S. premieres are designated with an asterisk(*), Canadian premieres with a double asterisk(**); all others are world premieres. Titles and names not provided by the orchestras in the survey are designated TBA.

World, U.S., and Canadian premieres scheduled for the 2003-04 season, as compiled from the annual SYMPHONY survey, listed by orchestra

Alabama Symphony Orchestra

Torke, Michael, Suite from The Italian Straw Hat
9/16/2005
David Alan Miller, conductor 

Ewazen, Eric, Of Sea and Stars
9/30/2005
Christopher Confessore, conductor
Katherine Porch, soprano

Albany Symphony Orchestra

Harbison, John, Canonical: American Songbook
9/22/2005
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Dankner, Stephen, Evenings with My Grandfather
11/11/2005
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Adams, Richard, TBA
12/8/2005
David Alan Miller, conductor
Nathan Myers, baritone
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Beavers, Kevin, TBA
12/8/2005
David Alan Miller, conductor
Nathan Myers, baritone
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Fox, Donal, TBA
12/8/2005
David Alan Miller, conductor
Nathan Myers, baritone
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

León, Tania, TBA
12/8/2005
David Alan Miller, conductor
Nathan Myers, baritone
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Woods, Michael, Places of Light
12/8/2005
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Lam, Bun Ching, To Poestenkill
1/20/2006
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Yarnell, Carolyn, Gold Country
3/18/2006
David Alan Miller, conductor 

Chang, Dorothy, Flight
4/21/2006
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Child, Peter, Adirondack Voices
4/21/2006
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra 

Torke, Michael, My Father’s Waltz
5/20/2006
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Albuquerque Youth Symphony

Schelle, Michael, TBA - for Albuquerque Youth Symphony
4/23/2006
Amir Kats, conductor
Commissioned by Albuquerque Youth Symphony

Schelle, Michael, TBA – for Albuquerque Youth Symphony
4/23/2006
Sayra Siverson, conductor
Commissioned by Albuquerque Youth Symphony 

Schelle, Michael, TBA - for Albuquerque Junior Symphony
4/23/2006
Byron Herrington and Ron Teare, conductors
Commissioned by Albuquerque Youth Symphony 

Schelle, Michael, TBA - for Albuquerque Junior Orchestra
4/23/2006
Amir Kats and Marie Robertson, conductors
Commissioned by Albuquerque Youth Symphony 

Schelle, Michael, TBA - for Albuquerque Junior String Orchestra
4/23/2006
Gloria Velasco, conductor
Commissioned by Albuquerque Youth Symphony

Amarillo Symphony

McTee, Cindy, TBA
3/24/2006
James Setapen, conductor
Commissioned by Amarillo Symphony Guild

American Composers Orchestra

Bilous, Edward, TBA
11/11/2005
Steven Sloane, conductor
Pilobolus Dance Theater
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra 

Serebrier, José, Symphony No. 3: Symphonie Mystique
11/11/2005
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra 

Torke, Michael, Four Proverbs
11/11/2005
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra 

Campion, Edmund, Practice
3/17/2006
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra 

Messina, Justin, TBA
3/17/2006
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra 

Rolnick, Neil, Concerto for Violin, Electronics, and Orchestra
3/17/2006
Steven Sloane, conductor
Todd Reynolds, violin
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra 

Roumain, Daniel Bernard, Buttons - Concerto for Laptop, Narrator, and Chamber Orchestra
3/17/2006
Steven Sloane, conductor
Ryuichi Sakamoto, laptop
Bill T. Jones, narrrator
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Bermel, Derek, Harmonica
5/3/2006
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra/Betty Freeman Commission 

Kuster, Kristin, Myrrha
5/3/2006
Steven Sloane, conductor
Small Choir TBA
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra/Helen F. Whitaker Fund Commission

American Symphony Orchestra

*Schoeck, Othmar, Nachhall, Op. 70
5/21/2006
Leon Botstein, conductor

*Dargomizhsky, Alexander, Kamennïy Gost (The Stone Guest), Opera in One Act
6/11/2006
Leon Botstein, conductor

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra

Teie, David, Cello Concerto
11/15/2005
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor
David Teie, cello
Commissioned by Anchorage Symphony Orchestra's commissioning club, Musica Nova

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Abels, Michael, TBA
9/23/2005
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Commissioned by The Orfeo Alliance of the Patricia and Arthur Edwards Family Foundation

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Pound, Robert, Irrational Exuberance
11/3/2005
Michael Morgan, conductor
Commissioned by Michael Morgan

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

Rohde, Kurt and Amanda Moody, Bitter Harvest
12/02/05
Kent Nagano, conductor
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra Commission 

*Chowning, John, Voices
3/29/06
Kent Nagano, conductor 

Boland, Per, In the Twilight of Our Mind
4/6/06
George Thomson, conductor 

Michelson, Helena, Scintilla One
4/06/06
George Thomson, conductor 

Tramontozzi, Stephen, Choir Boxes
4/6/06
George Thomson, conductor 

Winges, Mark, TBA
4/6/06
George Thomson, conductor

Boston Modern Orchestra Project

*Andriessen, Louis, Trilogy of the Last Day
11/4/2005
Gil Rose, conductor
Tomoko Mukayami, piano and koto 

Jin Hi Kim, Eternal Rock II
3/10/2006
Gil Rose, conductor
Gerry Hemingway, percussion 

Korde, Shirish, TBA
3/10/2006
Gil Rose, conductor
Alberto Almarza, flute 

Vali, Reza, Concerto for Persian Ney and Orchestra: Toward that Endless Plain
3/10/2006
Gil Rose, conductor
Khosro Soltani, ney

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Carter, Elliott, Three Illusions for Orchestra
10/6/2005
James Levine, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra 

Kirchner, Leon, TBA
1/12/2006
James Levine, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra 

Golijov, Osvaldo, TBA
3/15/2006
David Robertson, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra 

*Henze, Hans Werner, Adagio and Fugue
4/27/2006
Christoph von Dohnányi, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

Bozeman Symphony

Santos, Erik, Sun Road: Five Symphonic Dances for Orchestra
3/4/2006
Matthew Savery, conductor
Commissioned by Bozeman Symphony

Brown University Orchestra

Burgess, Anthony, A Manchester Overture
10/28/2005
Paul Phillips, conductor 

Rovan, Joseph, TBA
12/1/2005
Paul Phillips, conductor
alto saxophonist TBA

Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

Schipizky, Frederick, Late Night in Central Park
11/12/2005
Tania Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra 

Bell, Allan Gordon, Symphonies of Earth and Sky
11/26/2005
Mario Bernardi, conductor
Commissioned by Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra 

Schmidt, Heather, Piano Concerto No. 4: Phoenix Ascending
11/26/2005
Mario Bernardi, conductor
Commissioned by Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra

California Youth Symphony

Davies, Paul, Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra
12/11/2005
Leo Eylar, conductor
Kate Ryder, piano

Carolina Youth Symphony

Kilstofte, Mark, TBA
5/14/2006
Leslie W. Hicken, conductor
Commissioned by Carolina Youth Symphony to celebrate its 50th anniversary

Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Adolphe, Bruce, What Dreams May Come?
12/4/2005
Ignat Solzhenitsyn, conductor

Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra

Roskott, Carl, Fantasia on "Amazing Grace" for Trombone and Orchestra
10/1/2005
Carl Roskott, conductor
Haim Avitsur, trombone
Commissioned by Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra 

D'earth, John, TBA
3/18/2006
Carl Roskott, conductor
Free Bridge Quintet
Commissioned by Charlottesville and University Symphony Orchestra

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera

Assad, Clarice, Brazilian Fanfare
3/24/2006
Robert Bernhardt, conductor

Cleveland Orchestra

*Chen Yi, Si Ji (Four Seasons)
10/13/2005
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by Roche Commissions, a partnership between The Cleveland Orchestra, the Lucerne Festival, and Carnegie Hall 

*Dalbavie, Marc-André, Piano Concerto
1/5/2006
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Leif Ove Andsnes, piano
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra, BBC Promenade Concerts, and Chicago Symphony Orchestra 

*Anderson, Julian, Diptych
3/16/2006
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor 

Haas, Georg Friedrich, TBA
3/23/2006
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Colonial Symphony of Morristown

Cohen, Fred, Smiling Dennis
1/28/2006
Paul Hostetter, conductor
Dennis Smylie, Bass Clarinet

Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Hill, William, Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra
5/12/2006
Peter Oundjian, conductor
William Hill, percussion
Commissioned by Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Cornell Chamber Orchestra

Hughes, Curtis, TBA for Primary Duo and Chamber Orchestra
4/29/2006
Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Sarah Bob, piano
Aaron Trant, percussion
Commissioned by Cornell Chamber Orchestra

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Tsontakis, George, Piano Concerto
9/15/2005
Andrew Litton, conductor
Stephen Hough, piano
Commissioned by Dallas Symphony Orchestra 

Rodriguez, Robert X., Musical Dice Game
4/20/2006
Andrew Litton, conductor
Commissioned by Dallas Symphony Orchestra 

Holland, Jonathan Bailey, TBA (ballet)
6/22/2006
Conductor TBA
Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Commissioned by Dallas Symphony Orchestra and Dallas Black Dance Theatre

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra

Gilbertson, Michael, TBA
10/1/2005
William Intriligator, conductor
Commissioned by Dubuque Symphony Orchestra

Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra

Peterson, Russell, Between Two Cultures
9/24/2005
Bernard Rubenstein, conductor
Commissioned by Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra

Flint Symphony Orchestra

Diemecke, Enrique, One-5-0
9/24/2005
Enrique Diemecke, conductor
Commissioned by Flint Symphony Orchestra in celebration of the City of Flint Sesquicentennial

The Fort Smith Symphony

Parker, Philip, TBA
4/1/2006
John Jeter, conductor
Commissioned by The Fort Smith Symphony

Foundation Orchestra

Buchanan, Gary Robert, Symphony No. 2
10/4/2005
Gary Robert Buchanan, conductor
Commissioned by The Andean Explorers Foundation and Ocean Sailing Club 

TBA, FOA 2005 International Composers' Competition
10/4/2005
Gary Robert Buchanan, conductor

Fresno Philharmonic

Sculthorpe, Peter, Quamby
5/6/2006
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
William Barton, didjeridu

Garden State Philharmonic

Pautza, Sabin, TBA
11/19/2005
Anthony LaGruth, conductor
Commissioned by Anthony LaGruth and the Garden State Philharmonic 

Ippolito, Rick, Fanfare and Theme
5/21/2006
Anthony LaGruth, conductor
Commissioned by Anthony LaGruth

Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra

Tower, Joan, Made in America
10/2/2005
Charles Peltz, conductor
Commissioned by Ford Made in America

Grand Rapids Symphony

Henson-Conant, Deborah, Shades of Green
11/11/2005
David Lockington, conductor
Grand Rapids Symphony
Deborah Henson-Conant, electric concert harp
Commissioned by Peter M. Wege 

Warshaw, Dalit, TBA
4/21/2006
David Lockington, conductor
North American Choral Company
Commissioned by Grand Rapids Symphony

Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra

Rihner, Michael, New Orleans Suite
12/10/2005
John Fairlie, conductor
Commissioned by Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra

Greensboro Symphony Youth Orchestra

Peck, Russell, UltraAmericana
11/20/2005
Bruce Kiesling, conductor

Haddonfield Symphony Orchestra

Newman, Clancy, TBA
9/25/2005
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Clancy Newman, cello
Commissioned by Astral Artistic Services 

Clearfield, Andrea, TBA
3/31/2006
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Karen Slack, soprano
Commissioned by Astral Artistic Services

Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony

Stanbery, Paul, Grand Doxology
9/25/2005
Paul Stanbery, conductor
Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Chancel Choir
HFSO Chorale
Clem Burton, organ
Commissioned by the Presbyterian Church of Hamilton, OH 

DePue, Wallace, The Bird, Frog and Tree Club
3/5/2006
Paul Stanbery, conductor
HFSO Chorale
Mason High School Concert Choir
Soprano TBA
Commissioned by the Hamilton-Fairfield Symphony, on the occasion of Paul Stanbery's 10th Anniversary as music director

Hartford Symphony Orchestra

Gatonska, Michael, Wandering the Moon Nursery
11/18/2005
Edward Cumming, conductor
Commissioned by Hartford Symphony Orchestra, with funding from the Edward C. and Ann T. Roberts Foundation

Honolulu Symphony

*Saegusa, Shigeaki, Cantata Tengai
1/2/2006
Naoto Otomo, conductor
Roppongi Japanese Men's Chorus
Honolulu Symphony Chorus

Womack, Donald Reid, Concerto for Koto and Shakuhachi
1/6/2006
Naoto Otomo, conductor
Reiko Kimura, koto
Seizan Sakata, shakuhachi

Houston Symphony

*Connesson, Guillaume, Une lueur dans l'age sombre
10/28/2005
Stéphane Denéve, conductor
Commissioned by Royal Scottish National Orchestra 

Jalbert, Pierre, TBA
1/13/2006
Hans Graf, conductor
Commissioned by Houston Symphony Society 

*Harbison, John, Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra
5/5/2006
Hans Graf, conductor
Timothy Pitts, double bass
Commissioned by the International Society of Bassists for a consortium of orchestras

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Lohrmann, Uwe, Symphonisches Stück (Symphonic Episode)
9/22/2005
Mario Venzago, conductor
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra 

Current, Brian, TBA
10/28/2005
Mario Venzago, conductor
Commissioned by Barlow Endowment for Music Composition, Brigham Young University

IRIS Chamber Orchestra

Huang Ro, TBA
3/25/2006
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by IRIS Chamber Orchestra

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

Crozier, Daniel, Ballade for Orchestra
3/2/2006
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Commissioned by Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra -- Fresh Ink: Florida Composers' Competition

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

*Praulins, Ugis, Te Deum Laudamus
1/21/2006
Raymond Harvey, conductor
Kalamazoo Bach Festival Chorus
Soloists TBA

Kansas City Symphony

Zhou Long, TBA
9/30/2005
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by Kansas City Symphony

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Richman, Lucas, The Healer: Percussion Concerto
3/23/2006
Lucas Richman, conductor
Timothy Adams, percussion
Commissioned by Knoxville Symphony Orchestra 

Richman, Lucas, Salutation No. 3
5/6/2006
Lucas Richman, conductor
Knoxville Symphony Chamber Orchestra

Lamont Symphony Orchestra

Hill, William, Aurora Borealis: Tone Poem for Native American Flute and Orchestra
11/17/2005
Lawrence Golan, conductor
James Pellerite, Native American flute 

*Marshall, Christopher, Chaconne
2/6/2006
Mario Mateus, conductor 

*Caceres, German, Laconicas II
5/2/2006
Conductor TBA

Las Cruces Symphony

McGlaughlin, William, TBA
10/1/2005
Lonnie Klein, conductor
Commissioned by KRWG-FM

Las Vegas Philharmonic

Welcher, Dan, Jackpot: A Celebratory Overture for Large Orchestra
9/17/2005
Harold Weller, conductor
Las Vegas Centennial Commission 

Walker, George, Hoopla
11/19/2005
Harold Weller, conductor
Las Vegas Centennial Commission 

Baskin, Bernard, Hanukkah Celebration
12/10/2005
Harold Weller, conductor
Commissioned by Las Vegas Philharmonic

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Caine, Uri, TBA (New work inspired by Mozart)
5/20/2006
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, piano
Commissioned by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Sound Investment commissioning club

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Lindberg, Magnus, TBA
10/6/2005
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and Koussevitzky Foundation 

*Adés, Thomas, Violin Concerto
2/10/2006
Thomas Adés, conductor
Anthony Marwood, violin
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association and Berlin Festival 

Adés, Thomas, Suite from The Tempest
2/10/2006
Thomas Adés, conductor
Cyndia Sieden, soprano
Toby Spence, tenor
Simon Keenlyside, baritone
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association 

*Andriessen, Louis, Racconto dall'Inferno (Tale from the Inferno)
3/24/2006
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor
Cristina Zavalloni, mezzo-soprano 

Hillborg, Anders, TBA
5/4/2006
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association 

*Chin, Unsuk, Cantatrix Sopranica
5/9/2006
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic, London Sinfonietta and St. Polten Festspielhaus

Memphis Symphony Orchestra

Thomas, Augusta Read, Shakin'
2/24/2006
David Loebel, conductor
Commissioned by Memphis Symphony Orchestra and the Music Librarians' Association 

Patterson, Robert G., Postcards from River City
5/6/2006
David Loebel, conductor

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Sierra, Roberto, Symphony No. 3
9/16/2005
Andreas Delfs, conductor
Commissioned by The Joyce Foundation 

Liebermann, Lowell, Piano Concerto No. 3
5/12/2006
Andreas Delfs, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Jeffrey Biegel, piano

Minnesota Orchestra

Beaser, Robert, TBA
9/29/2005
Mischa Santora, conductor
Minnesota Orchestra Centennial Commission 

Paulus, Stephen, To Be Certain of the Dawn
11/18/2005
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Basilica Cathedral Choir and Cathedral Choristers
Norah Long, soprano
Christina Baldwin, mezzo-soprano
Norman Reinhardt, tenor
Tim Krol, baritone
Minnesota Orchestra Centennial Commission 

Puts, Kevin, Sinfonia concertante for Five Solo Instruments and Orchestra
4/20/2006
Roberto Minczuk, conductor
Beth Rapier, cello
Barbara Leibundguth, flute
John Snow, oboe
Mark Kelley, bassoon
Sarah Kwak, violin
Minnesota Orchestra Centennial Commission

Minnesota Youth Symphonies

Holsapple, Russell, Rapturous Rhapsody
2/12/2006
Manuel Laureano, conductor

Mission Chamber Orchestra

Actor, Lee, Violin Concerto
4/22/2006
Emily Ray, conductor
Pip Clarke, violin
Commissioned by Mission Chamber Orchestra

Murfreesboro Youth Orchestra

Mendel, Traci, Picnic At The River
10/25/2005
Susan Mullen, conductor
Commissioned by Murfreesboro Youth Orchestra 

Marsh, Carl, TBA
2/6/2006
Susan Mullen, conductor
Commissioned by Murfreesboro Youth Orchestra 

Dudley, Bruce, TBA
5/1/2006
Susan Mullen, conductor
Murfreesboro Youth Orchestra
Commissioned by Murfreesboro Youth Orchestra

Nashville Chamber Orchestra

Balakrishnan, David, TBA, for String Orchestra
10/14/2005
Paul Gambill, conductor
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra 

Lanier, Sterling S. III, When Wicked Wraithes & Witches Ride the Night Winds, from Soirée for Strings
10/14/2005
Paul Gambill, conductor 

Hart, Don, Gospel Cantata
11/18/2005
Paul Gambill, conductor
Nashville Chamber Orchestra Gospel Choir
Walter Hawkins, voice
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra 

Monge, Victor, Guadalquivir Suite
4/21/2006
Paul Gambill, conductor
Victor Monge “Serranito,” guitar
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra

National Arts Centre Orchestra

Kulesha, Gary, TBA
10/6/2005
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Commissioned by National Arts Centre 

Louie, Alexina, TBA
2/22/2006
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Commissioned by National Arts Centre

National Symphony Orchestra

Tredici, David del, TBA (work inspired by Rip Van Winkle)
11/20/2005
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Narrator TBA
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by a gift from Ann and Tom Friedman 

Sierra, Roberto, Missa Latina
2/2/2006
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Choral Arts Society of Washington
Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano
Nathaniel Webster, baritone
Commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, music director, and the Choral Arts Society of Washington, D.C., Norman Scribner, Music Director, through a generous gift from the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund 

Schwantner, Joseph, Morning's Embrace
2/23/2006
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, supported in part by a gift from Frank and Geryl Pearl

New England Philharmonic

Child, Peter, TBA
2/25/2006
Richard Pittman, conductor
Women's Chorus TBA
Commissioned by New England Philharmonic

New Haven Symphony Orchestra

Kuss, Mark, Concerto for Saxophone and Orchestra
3/9/2006
Jung-Ho Pak, conductor
Branford Marsalis, saxophone
Commissioned by Southern Connecticut State University 

*Wachner, Julian, Organ Concerto
4/1/2006
Gerald Steichen, conductor
Julian Wachner, organ
Commissioned by New Haven Symphony

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Coleman, Charles, Red Oak Dawn
3/23/2006
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Commissioned by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

New Mexico Symphony Orchestra

Aguila, Miguel del, Time and Again Barelas
4/21/2006
Guillermo Figueroa, conductor
New Mexico Symphony Chorus
Soloists TBA
Commissioned by New Mexico Symphony Orchestra in celebration of the 300th anniversary of the founding of the City of Albuquerque

New Philharmonia Orchestra

Kechley, David, Images, Interactions, and Incantations: A Symphony in Five Movements
2/11/2006
Ronald Knudsen, conductor
Co-commissioned by New England Orchestra Consortium and American Composers Forum 

Foin, Erika, Everything Changes
4/29/2006
Ronald Knudsen, conductor
Commissioned by New Philharmonia Orchestra

New West Symphony

Sheng, Bright, Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra
5/19/2006
Boris Brott, conductor
Gary Ginstling, clarinet
Commissioned by New West Symphony

New York Philharmonic

*Matthews, Colin, Berceuse for Dresden
11/25/2005
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Jan Vogler, cello 

Harbison, John, Milosz Songs for Soprano and Orchestra
2/23/2006
Robert Spano, conductor
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic 

Lieberson, Peter, The World in Flower
5/25/2006
Lorin Maazel, conductor
New York Choral Artists
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo-soprano
Gerald Finley, bass-baritone
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

New York Youth Symphony

Francis, Ryan Anthony, Axiom
11/27/2005
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony 

Zare, Roger, The Other Rainbow
2/26/2006
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony 

Itoh, Takuma, Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
5/21/2006
Paul Haas, conductor
Shanghai Quartet
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony

Oakland East Bay Symphony

Galindo, Guillermo, Trade Routes
11/18/2005
Michael Morgan, conductor
Oakland Symphony Chorus
devorah major, narrator
Commissioned by Oakland East Bay Symphony, with funding provided by The James Irvine Foundation 

Hoffman, Ellen, TBA (a tribute to the late Ed Kelly)
5/19/2006
Michael Morgan, conductor
Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir
Commissioned by Oakland East Bay Symphony

Omaha Symphony

Tower, Joan, Purple Rhapsody
11/4/2005
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Paul Neubauer, viola
Commissioned by Omaha Symphony, Kansas City Symphony, Buffalo Philharmonic, Peninsula Music Festival, Chautauqua Institution, and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra with support from the Koussevitzky Music Foundation

Orange County High School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra

*Brian, Havergal, Symphony No. 32
11/1/2005
Christopher Russell, conductor 

*Tanguy, Eric, Adagio
3/1/2006
Christopher Russell, conductor

Orange County's Pacific Symphony

Prangcharoen, Narong, TBA
11/30/2005
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony 

Puts, Kevin, Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra
4/6/2006
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Evelyn Glennie, percussion

Orchestra 2001

*Crumb, George, The Winds of Destiny - Songs of Strife, Love, Mystery and Exultation: A Cycle of American Civil War Songs, Folk Songs and Spirituals for Voice, Percussion Quartet and Amplified Piano [American Songbook IV]
9/17/2005
James Freeman, conductor
Barbara Ann Martin, soprano
Commissioned by Orchestra 2001 

Higdon, Jennifer, To the Point
11/12/2005
James Freeman, conductor 

Marinescu, Liviu, Ostinato for Cello and Chamber Orchestra
3/18/2006
James Freeman, conductor
Ovidiu Marinescu, cello
Commissioned by The Fromm Foundation 

Nelson, Larry, Clay Songs (chamber orchestra version)
4/22/2006
James Freeman, conductor
Sharla Nafziger, soprano

Orchestra of Southern Utah

McDonald, Marshall and Nelson, Steve, Spanish Trail Suite
2/4/2006
Xun Sun, conductor
Paiute Tribe drummers and dancers
Commissioned by Orchestra of Southern Utah

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Morel, François, Passage à l'aube
1/18/2006
Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal 

Rea, John, Figures hâtives for Violin and Orchestra
5/9/2006
Yoav Talmi, conductor
Richard Roberts, violin
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Oregon Symphony

Peel, John, Sinfonia Romanza
10/23/2005
James DePreist, conductor

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Mellits, Marc, TBA
2/4/2006
Vadim Repin, violin
Commissioned by the Cheswatyr Commissioning Project

Tower, Joan, TBA
5/6/2006
Commissioned by Meet The Composer/Commission USA

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra

Moravec, Paul, Fanfare
9/24/2005
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Commissioned by Owensboro Symphony Orchestra

Palo Alto Philharmonic

Actor, Lee, Concerto for Timpani and Orchestra
2/18/2006
Ann Krinitsky, conductor
Stuart Chafetz, timpani
Commissioned by Palo Alto Philharmonic

Pan American Symphony Orchestra

*Marquez, Arturo, Danzon Nº 8
10/22/2005
Sergio Alessandro Buslje, conductor

*Jaurena, Raul, Duo Concertante for Bandoneon and Clarinet
12/3/2005
Sergio Alessandro Buslje, conductor
Raul Jaurena, bandoneon
Betsy Reveal, clarinet

Torres, Omar, Concierto de Tango para Piano y Orquesta
12/3/2005
Sergio Alessandro Buslje, conductor
Octavio Brunetti, piano

Philadelphia Orchestra

Kellogg, Daniel, TBA (celebrating Benjamin Franklin’s 300th birthday)
11/18/2005
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Commissioned by Philadelphia Orchestra Association 

Higdon, Jennifer, Percussion Concerto
11/25/2005
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion
Commissioned by Philadelphia Orchestra Association, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and Dallas Symphony Orchestra 

Gubaidulina, Sofia, TBA
2/15/2006
Simon Rattle, conductor
Commissioned by Philadelphia Orchestra Association and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 

Sheng, Bright, TBA, (based on the signs of the Chinese zodiac)
2/23/2006
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Commissioned by Philadelphia Orchestra Association 

Levinson, Gerald, TBA
5/11/2006
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Olivier Latry, organ
Commissioned by Philadelphia Orchestra Association

Pioneer Valley Symphony

Hecker, Zeke, Symphony No. 1
2/18/2006
Paul Phillips, conductor

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Higdon, Jennifer, Concerto for Trombone
2/16/2006
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Peter Sullivan, trombone
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 

Richman, Lucas, Concerto for Oboe
2/16/2006
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Cynthia Koledo DeAlmeida, oboe
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 

Vali, Reza, The Being of Love
5/12/2006
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Michelle DeYoung, soprano
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Portland's Columbia Symphony Orchestra

Stephens, Tim, Nocturne for Small Orchestra
2/24/2006
Huw Edwards, conductor

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

Amis, Ken, TBA
10/2/2005
Isaiah Jackson, conductor
Commissioned by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston 

Geller, Tim, TBA
2/19/2006
Gunther Schuller, conductor
Commissioned by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

Rapides Symphony Orchestra

Chenevert, Marie, Grande Terre Overture
4/24/2006
Joshua Zona, conductor

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Dobbins, Bill, Guitar Concerto
11/10/2005
Christopher Seaman, conductor
Nicholas Goluses, guitar
Commissioned by The Hanson Institute for American Music

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

*Grigny, Nicholas de, Livre d'orgue: Recit de tierce en taille
5/4/2006
David Robertson, conductor

Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Higdon, Jennifer, Oboe Concerto
9/9/2005
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Kathryn Greenbank, oboe
Commissioned by Minnesota Commissioning Club

San Diego Symphony

Chin, Gordon, Double Concerto for Violin and Cello
2/10/2006
Jahja Ling, conductor
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Felix Fan, cello
Commissioned by Chris and Sue Fan

O'Connor, Mark, Double Concerto for Violin and Cello (For The Heroes)
3/30/2006
Michael Christie, conductor
Mark O'Connor, violin
Natalie Haas, cello
Co-commissioned by San Diego Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, and East Texas Symphony

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

Rohde, Kurt, TBA
12/30/2005
Benjamin Simon, conductor
Commissioned by San Francisco Chamber Orchestra 

Aldag, Richard, Elegy
2/17/2006
Benjamin Simon, conductor
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Commissioned by San Francisco Chamber Orchestra 

*Ortiz, Gabriela, Altar de Neon
6/2/2006
Benjamin Simon, conductor
Commissioned by San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

San Francisco Symphony

*Hindemith, Paul, Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
10/5/2005
Herbert Blomstedt, conductor
Leon Fleisher, piano

*Pickard, John, The Flight of Icarus
1/4/2006
Mark Wigglesworth, conductor
Lang Lang, piano 

*Rihm, Wolfgang, Verwandlung
3/2/2006
Ingo Metzmacher, conductor
Matthias Goerne, baritone

San Jose Chamber Orchestra

Heisinger, Brent, EKTA
10/23/2005
Barbara Day Turner, conductor
David Ward-Steinman, piano
Commissioned by San Jose Chamber Orchestra 

Na, Hyo-shin, TBA
3/12/2006
Anthony Quartuccio, conductor
Thomas Schulz, piano
Commissioned by San Jose Chamber Orchestra

Santa Rosa Symphony

Golijov, Osvaldo, Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind(new orchestration)
4/22/2006
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Todd Palmer, clarinet
Commissioned by Santa Rosa Symphony, Oakland East Bay Symphony, and Marin Symphony through Meet The Composers "Magnum Opus" program

Seattle Symphony

Mahoney, Shafer, Sparkle
9/15/2005
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Orchestration commissioned by the Seattle Symphony 

Frank, Gabriela Lena, TBA
11/10/2005
Jun Märkl, conductor
Commissioned by ASCAP and Seattle Symphony

Jones, Samuel, Tuba Concerto
1/5/2006
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Christopher Olka, tuba
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

Raheb, Jeff, Akita Mani Yo for Chamber Orchestra
9/23/2005
Delta David Gier, conductor
South Dakota Symphony Chamber Orchestra
Commissioned by South Dakota Symphony Orchestra 

Pawelek, Nathan, The Stensland Symphony
3/11/2006
Delta David Gier, conductor
Commissioned by Vern and Ronda Stensland

Spokane Symphony

Pope, Conrad, Purple Prose
4/7/2006
Eckart Preu, conductor
Commissioned by Spokane Symphony

Symphony of Southeast Texas

*Salinas, Arturo, Danzas Peregrinas
4/22/2006
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Scott Hill, guitar
Carlos Boltes, charango/viola
Gonzalo Cortes, pan flute/quena

Syracuse Symphony Orchestra

Godfrey, Daniel, Jest
9/16/2005
Daniel Hege, conductor
Commissioned by Guggenheim Fellowship

Tehachapi Community Orchestra

Greene, Richard, What if Mozart Played with Bill Monroe?
9/18/2005
David Newby, conductor
Richard Greene, violin
Commissioned by Tehachapi Community Orchestra and the California State Old Time Fiddler's Association

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Schmidt, Heather, Petra: The Awakening of Myth
3/2/2006
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Commissioned by Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra 

Baric, Steven, Fortune and Men's Eyes
4/27/2006
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Commissioned by Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

MacDonald, Andrew, War Machine
11/9/2005
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra 

Hétu, Jacques, Variations concertantes, Op. 74
3/30/2006
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

**Wagner, Melinda, Extremity of Sky
3/30/2006
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano

**Chen Yi, Percussion Concerto
4/1/2006
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Evelyn Glennie, percussion

Harbison, John, Concerto for Double Bass
4/1/2006
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Joel Quarrington, double bass
Commissioned by the International Society of Bassists for a consortium of orchestras 

**Hindemith, Paul, Piano Concerto, Op. 29 for the Left Hand
4/1/2006
Hugh Wolff, conductor
Leon Fleisher, piano 

**Levkovich, Alexander, Isle of a Beautiful Illusion
4/5/2006
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jacques Israelievitch, violin
Michael Israelievitch, marimba 

**Lieberson, Peter, Piano Concerto No. 3
4/5/2006
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Peter Serkin, piano

Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Cotton, Jeffery, Flights of Fancy
1/5/2006
George Hanson, conductor

USC Thornton Symphony

Crockett, Donald, Capriccio for Piano and Orchestra
10/6/2005
Donald Crockett, conductor
Norman Kreiger, piano
Commissioned by the University of Southern California for the 125th anniversary of its founding 

Hopkins, James, Gerona
11/10/2005
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Commissioned by USC Thornton School of Music

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Walczyk, Kevin, TBA
10/8/2005
Salvador Brotons, conductor

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Ludwig, David, TBA
9/21/2005
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Commissioned by Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Youth Orchestra

Tan, Su Lian, TBA
1/29/2006
Troy Peters, conductor
Commissioned by Vermont Youth Orchestra Association

Hagen, Daron, TBA
5/5/2006
Troy Peters, conductor
Commissioned by Vermont Youth Orchestra Association

Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

Kazik, James, Concerto for Euphonium and Orchestra
12/4/2005
Ulysses S. James, conductor
Danny Helseth, euphonium
Commissioned by Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic

West Hartford Symphony Orchestra

Hurwit, Albert, Symphony No. 1, “Remembrance”
3/5/2006
Richard Chiarappa, conductor

Wheeling Symphony

Danielpour, Richard, Triptych
5/19/2006
André Raphel Smith, conductor
Tracie Luck, mezzo-soprano

Winston-Salem Symphony

Bates, Mason, Liquid Interface
5/21/2006
Robert Moody, conductor
Mason Bates, electronics
Commissioned by Winston-Salem Symphony