2008-09 Premieres List by composer

Each summer, Symphony compiles a list of world, U.S., and Canadian premieres scheduled for the upcoming season.

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 2008-09 season, as compiled from the annual Symphony survey, listed by composer.

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Abdulkarim

*Tango for Bouzoq and Strings
Pacific (CA) Symphony
3/12/2009
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Mohamad Osman, bouzoq           

Abels, Michael
Aquadia
Chicago Sinfonietta
5/10/2009
Paul Freeman, conductor

Agócs, Kati

TBA
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
2/20/2009
George Manahan, conductor
Commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra

Aguila, Miguel del

Choral Suite No. 2
Lancaster Symphony Orchestra (PA)
11/13/2008
Stephen Gunzenhauser, conductor
Tenor TBA

Aikman, James

Tempus Fugit
Plymouth (MI) Symphony Orchestra
11/8/2008
Nan Harrison Washburn, conductor
Commissioned by the Plymouth Symphony Orchestra

Albert, Stephen

*Anthems and Processionals (revised)
Seattle Symphony
10/2/2008
Gerard Schwarz, conductor

Alwyn, William
*Symphony No. 4
Musica Nova Orchestra (AZ)
2/28/2009
Warren Cohen, conductor

Al-Zand, Karim
City Scenes: Three Urban Dances for Orchestra
Shepherd School of Music, Rice University
2/16/2009
Larry Rachleff, conductor

Amram, David

Piano Concerto
Symphony Silicon Valley
1/15/2009
Paul Polivnick, conductor
Jon Nakamatsu, piano
Commissioned by Symphony Silicon Valley with Bill and Marie Bianco

Amrhein, Karen

The Gift of the Magi
Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra
12/6/2008
Sheldon Bair, conductor
Stephen Amrhein, narrator

Anderson, Julian
TBA
The Cleveland Orchestra
3/12/2009
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Andres, Timothy
Senior
New York Youth Symphony
3/22/2009
Ryan McAdams, conductor
Commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony through First Music

Andres, Timothy
TBA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
5/12/2009
John Adams, conductor
Timothy Andres, piano
Payton MacDonald, percussion
Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Andriessen, Louis
Double Piano Concerto
Los Angeles Philharmonic
1/16/2009
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Katia Labèque, piano
Marielle Labèque, piano
Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Andriessen, Louis
Vermeer Pictures
New World Symphony
4/18/2008
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor

Anisimova, Tanya
Seasons  (A Cello Concerto)
Symphonicity-the Symphony Orchestra of Virginia Beach
11/23/2008
David S. Kunkel, conductor
Tanya Anisimova, cello

Asia, Daniel

Symphony No. 5
Tucson Symphony Orchestra
11/8/2008
George Hanson, conductor
Robert Swensen, tenor
Kelly Anderson, baritone
TSO Chorus
Commissioned by America Israel Friendship League in honor of Israel’s 60th birthday

Assad, Clarice
Dreamscape
New Century Chamber Orchestra
5/14/2009
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Commissioned by the New Century Chamber Orchestra

Assad, Clarice
Impressions, Suite for Chamber Orchestra
New Century Chamber Orchestra
9/11/2008
Commissioned by the New Century Chamber Orchestra

Assad, Sergio

Interchange
San Antonio Symphony
2/6/2009
Gregory Vajda, conductor

Azmeh, Kinan
Wedding
The Knights (NYC)
9/11/2008
Kinan Azmeh, clarinet
Kyle Sanna, guitar
John Haddonfield, percussion
Commissioned by Musicians for Harmony



Baderddin, Shafi
*Concerto for Nai and String Orchestra
Pacific (CA) Symphony
3/12/2009
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Moslem Rahal, nai

Bair, Sheldon
Rhapsody of Hope
Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra
10/25/2008
Sheldon Bair, conductor

Bang, Kyeong-Sook
TBA
Amarillo Symphony
1/23/2009
Kimbo Ishii-Eto, conductor
Commissioned by the Amarillo Symphony

Barnwell, Ysaye
Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem
Waterbury (CT) Symphony Orchestra
5/9/2009
Leif Bjaland, conductor
Commissioned by the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, with support from the Woodward Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts

Barry, Gerald

Diner
New World Symphony
11/22/2008
Thomas Adès, conductor

Barry, Gerald
The Stronger
New World Symphony
11/22/2008
Thomas Adès, conductor
Barbara Hannigan, soprano
Commissioned by Radio France

Bates, Mason

The B-Sides
San Francisco Symphony
5/18/2008
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony

Beaser, Robert
Guitar Concerto
Albany (NY) Symphony Orchestra
2/26/2009
David Alan Miller, conductor
Eliot Fisk, guitar
Co-commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra and the American Composers Orchestra

Beavers, Kevin
Hudson Valley Melodramas

Albany (NY) Symphony Orchestra
3/20/2009
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra

Bellmer, Jennifer
A New Vision
Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra
10/11/2008
Patrick Miles, conductor
Commissioned through a contest by the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its 60th anniversary—one fanfare to begin each of four subscription concert weekends

Bellor, Jennifer
TBA
Millersville (PA) University Community Orchestra
10/21/2008
Reuben Blundell, conductor
Commissioned by Millersville University Community Orchestra

Ben-Haim, Paul
*Symphony No. 2
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
5/31/2009
Leon Botstein, conductor

Benjamin, George
*TBA
The Cleveland Orchestra
9/25/2008
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Commissioned by Roche Commission

Berg, Alban (arr. Theo Verbey)
*Three Pieces from Lyric Suite, arranged for string orchestra
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
4/24/2009
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Dawn Upshaw, soprano

Bermel, Derek
TBA
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
5/1/2009
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Co-commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra, the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, and the Koussevitzky Foundation

Bermel, Derek

The Good Life
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
10/17/2008
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Hila Plitmann, soprano
Baritone TBA
Wendy S. Walters, librettist
Co-commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, the Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, and the Andy Warhol Museum for Pittsburgh’s 250th-birthday celebration

Bernardo, Jose
Yermin
Utica Symphony Orchestra
11/1/2008
Charles Schneider, conductor

Bielawa, Lisa

Concerto for Orchestra
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
5/22/2009
Gil Rose, conductor
Commissioned by BMOP as part of Bielawa’s Music Alive residency, and also to complete the second CD of her residency featuring her orchestral works for BMOP/sound

Bolcom, William
**Violin Concerto
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
6/3/2009
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin

Borzova, Alla
Songs for Lada
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
1/15/2009
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Soprano TBA
Contralto TBA

Bouliane, Denys
TBA
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
5/26/2009
Kent Nagano, conductor
Matt Haimovitz, cello
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Boykan, Martin
Violin Concerto
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
11/15/2008
Gil Rose, conductor
Violinist TBA

Bradshaw, Robert J.

Suite No. 3
Cape Ann (MA) Symphony
1/23/2008
Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
Commissioned by the Cape Ann Symphony

Braunfels, Walter
*Don Juan, Op.34
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
12/7/2008
Leon Botstein, conductor

Brian, Havergal
Legend for Orchestra
Orange County High School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra
10/24/2008
Christopher Russell, conductor

Broughton, Bruce
And on the Sixth Day: Concerto for Oboe
Winston-Salem Symphony
2/7/2009
Robert Moody, conductor
John Ellis, oboe

Broughton, Bruce
Fanfare
Santa Barbara Symphony
10/25/2008
Nir Kabaretti, conductor
Commissioned by Santa Barbara Symphony

Brouwer, Margaret
TBA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
1/9/2009
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award

Brouwer, Margaret, and Kasumi
BREAKDOWN: A Hybrid Sample Opera
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
2/20/2009
George Manahan, conductor
Commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra

Brown, Eliza
Presto Change-o
Philadelphia Sinfonia Youth Orchestra
1/25/2009
Gary D. White, conductor
Commissioned by Philadelphia Sinfonia

Brubeck, Dave and Chris
Ansel Adams: America
Stockton (CA) Symphony
4/2/2009
Peter Jaffe, conductor
Ansel Adams, photography
Commissioned by a consortium of orchestras led by the Stockton Symphony Association

Buhr, Glenn
*Chant of Wind and Thunder
Chicago Sinfonietta
3/22/2009
Paul Freeman, conductor

Bunch, Kenji
TBA
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra
1/17/2009
Raymond Harvey, conductor
Commissioned to commenmorate the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth by the Michigan Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Committee and the KSO



Carastathis, Aris
Concerto for Saxophone
Thunder Bay (ON) Symphony Orchestra
2/10/2009
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Stathis Mavrommatis, saxophone
Commissioned by Stathis Mavrommatis

Carter, Elliott
Interventions
Boston Symphony Orchestra
12/4/2008
James Levine, conductor
Daniel Barenboim, piano
Co-commissioned by the Carnegie Hall Corporation, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the Staatskapelle Berlin

Casteloes, Luiz
Siren Etude for String Orchestra
Freisinger Chamber Orchestra (Boston)
6/28/2008
Peter Freisinger, conductor
Commissioned by Peter Freisinger

Chambers, Evan
Watershed
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
4/18/2009
Arie Lipsky, conductor
Commissioned by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra on its 80th anniversary

Chang, Dorothy
TBA
Albany (NY) Symphony Orchestra
3/20/2009
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra

Chen, Yi
TBA
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
4/30/2009
Xian Zhang, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra with funding from Music Alive

Chiarappa, Richard

Noah’s National Language
West Hartford Symphony Orchestra
10/19/2008
Richard Chiarappa, conductor
Narrator TBA
Commissioned by the Noah Webster House Museum

Chihara, Paul
When Soft Voices Die
The Cleveland Orchestra
4/30/2009
Jahja Ling, conductor
Robert Vernon, viola
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Crumb, George
American Songbook VI
Orchestra 2001
10/3/2008
James Freeman, conductor
Ann Crumb, soprano
Randall Scarlata, baritone
Commissioned by Orchestra 2001



Dalbavie, Marc-André

*Flute Concerto
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
3/20/2009
Paavo Järvi, conductor
Emmanuel Pahud, flute

Daugherty, Michael
Letters from Lincoln
Spokane Symphony
2/28/2009
Eckart Preu, conductor
Thomas Hampson, baritone

Daugherty, Michael
March of the Metro
The Phoenix Symphony
11/6/2008
Michael Christie, conductor

Davis, Anthony
Amistad Symphony
La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
2/7/2009
Steven Schick, conductor

Denisch, Beth
The Haitian Dance
Metrowest Symphony Orchestra (MA)
5/30/2009
Peter L. Cokkinias, conductor
Commissioned by the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra

Dessau, Paul

*In Memoriam Bertolt Brecht
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
1/25/2009
Leon Botstein, conductor

Douglas, Bill
Concerto for Tabla and Orchestra
Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
3/21/2009
Michael Butterman, conductor
Rony Barrak, tabla

Du Bois, Alexandra
TBA
Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
1/17/2009
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor
Commissioned by Musica Nova, the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra’s Commissioning Club


Eisler, Hans
*Goethe Rhapsody
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
1/25/2009
Leon Botstein, conductor

Erod, Ivan

*Viola Concerto
Musica Nova Orchestra (AZ)
2/28/2009
Warren Cohen, conductor
Violist TBA

Ezzat, Mohammed Amin

*Janan (“Requiem”)
The Knights (NYC)
9/11/2008
Karim Wasfi, cello
Composed for Iraqi National Symphony Orchestra



Ficher, Jacobo
Symphony No. 6
Musica Nova Orchestra (AZ)
5/31/2009
Warren Cohen, conductor

Finzi, Aldo
*L’infinito
Musica Nova Orchestra (AZ)
1/4/2009
Warren Cohen, conductor

Fleischer, Randall Craig
*ECHOES
Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
10/25/2008
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor
Commissioned by Education through Cultural and Historical Organizations (ECHO)

Florio, Chris

Nenikikamen
Metrowest Symphony Orchestra (MA)
4/11/2009
Peter L. Cokkinias, conductor
Commissioned by the Metrowest Symphony Orchestra

Flower, Jeremy
TBA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
6/8/2009
Commissioned by MusicNOW, the new music chamber series of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Floyd, Christopher
Rains
Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra
5/4/2009
John Lawless, conductor
Commissioned by the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Frank, Gabriela Lena

Peregrinos (“Pilgrims”)

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
2/27/2009
Kazem Abdullah, conductor
Commissioned by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Frank, Robert

*Figaronacht Overture
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra
1/24/2009
Markand Thakar, conductor
Commissioned by Eduard Schmieder

Franklin, Cary John
The Last Flower: Fantasy for Organ and Orchestra

The Civic Orchestra of Minneapolis
11/2/2008
Cary John Franklin, conductor
Diana Lee Lucker, organ
Commissioned by Diana Lee Lucker for Wayzata Community Church



Gallagher, Ryan
Strife
New York Youth Symphony
11/30/2008
Ryan McAdams, conductor
Commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony through First Music

Gandolfi, Michael
Bass Trombone Concerto
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
1/17/2009
Gil Rose, conductor
Bass trombonist TBA
Commissioned by BMOP for its annual Boston ConNECtion concert and for Gandolfi’s second release on the label BMOP/sound

Gasser, Nolan
Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
Oakland East Bay Symphony
1/23/2008
Michael Morgan, conductor
Maya Beiser, cello

Gatonska, Michael

In autumn woods a traveler

Minnesota Orchestra
6/4/2009
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Commissioned by Jack and Linda Hoeschler

Gilbertson, Michael
TBA
Dubuque Symphony Orchestra
4/18/2009
William Intriligator, conductor
Commissioned by Dubuque Symphony Orchestra

Gilliland, Allan
*Dreaming of the Masters II - Rhapsody GEB
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
10/23/2008
William Eddins, conductor
William Eddins, piano

Glanert, Detlev
Theatrum bestiarum
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
3/19/2009
Semyon Bychkov, conductor

Goebbels, Heiner
*Songs of Wars I Have Seen
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
1/16/2009
Sian Edwards, conductor

Goode, Daniel
Tuba Thrush for eleven flutes, tuba, and harpsichord
Flexible Orchestra (NYC)
10/10/2008
Tara Simoncic, conductor
Jay Rozen, tuba
Marijo Newman, harpsichord
Commissioned by Flexible Orchestra and the Rosenberg Foundation

Gordon, Geoffrey

TBA
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
5/22/2009
Gil Rose, conductor
Commissioned by an anonymous patron in association with Meet The Composer

Grases, Cristian
Gloria
Young Musicians Ochestra
4/1/2009
Cristian Grases, conductor
Commissioned by Young Musicians Orchestra

Grau, Gonzalo

TBA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
11/10/2008
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Commissioned by MusicNOW, the new-music chamber series of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Green, Anthony
Instinct
Freisinger Chamber Orchestra (Boston)
6/28/2008
Peter Freisinger, conductor
Commissioned by Peter Freisinger

Griffiths, Paul
*The General
La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
5/2/2009
Steven Schick, conductor
Commissioned by the Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Gruber, HK
*Rough Music
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
10/3/2008
David Robertson, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion

Gubaidulina, Sofia
TBA
San Francisco Symphony
2/16/2008
Kurt Masur, conductor
Co-commissioned by the San Francisco Symphony, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and Sydney Symphony

Gubaidulina, Sofia
Violin Concerto No. 2 “in tempus präsens”
San Francisco Symphony
2/26/2008
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

Gureckis, Trevor
Recurrent Dream
New York Youth Symphony
5/31/2009
Ryan McAdams, conductor
Commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony through First Music



Hagen, Daron
Choral Symphony, Symphony No. 4: River Music
Albany (NY) Symphony Orchestra
5/9/2009
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra

Harbison, John
Overture
Pittsburgh Youth Symphony Orchestra
5/3/2009
Daniel Meyer, conductor
Commissioned by The Bergstrom Foundation in honor of Agnes Kinard

Harrell, William Mark
Time Like An Ever Flowing Stream
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
2/26/2009
Lucas Richman, conductor
Commissioned by the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Harris, Donald
Symphony No. 2
Columbus (OH) Symphony Orchestra [IS THIS HAPPENING?!]
1/17/2009
Junichi Hirokami, conductor
Commissioned by the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Hartke, Stephen
Piano Concerto
Kansas City Symphony
4/3/2009
Michael Stern, conductor
Emanuel Ax, piano
Commissioned by the Kansas City Symphony

Hétu, Jacques
Variations for Three Pianos and Orchestra on the “Elvira Madigan” theme from Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 21
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
5/22/2009
Kent Nagano, conductor
Alain Lefèvre, piano
André Laplante, piano
Michelle Nam, piano
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Higdon, Jennifer

**Violin Concerto
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
3/11/2009
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violin
Commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Curtis Institute of Music

Higdon, Jennifer
Violin Concerto
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
2/6/2009
Mario Venzago, conductor
Hilary Hahn, violin
Commissioned by the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Ho, Fred
When the Real Dragons Fly! for saxophone and orchestra
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
11/14/2008
Jeffrey Millarsky, conductor
Fred Ho, baritone saxophone
Commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra

Hodge, Derrick
TBA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
11/10/2008
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Commissioned by MusicNOW, the new-music chamber series of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Hoffman, Joel
TBA
Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra
4/19/2008
Mischa Santora, conductor
Commissioned by the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra

Hoffman, Joel
Piano Concerto
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
3/14/2009
David Loebel, conductor
Awadagin Pratt, piano

Howard, James Newton

TBA
Pacific (CA) Symphony
2/26/2009
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Raymond Kobler, violin
Timothy Landauer, cello
Commissioned by the Pacific Symphony

Hoyt, George
Symphony No. 1
Pacific Lutheran University Symphony Orchestra (WA)
5/6/2008
Jeffrey Bell-Hanson, conductor
Commissioned by the Southwest Symphony (Ketchikan, AK)

Hueter, Lara

Midnight (3.4)
Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra
5/4/2009
John Lawless, conductor
Commissioned by the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Humet, Ramon

Escenas de viento
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
9/30/2008
Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal



Jaffe, Stephen

TBA
North Carolina Symphony
10/2/2008
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by the North Carolina Symphony

Jalbert, Pierre

*Marimba Concerto
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
12/13/2008
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Makoto Nakura, marimba
Commissioned by ISGM New Music Commissioning Fund

Jalbert, Pierre
TBA
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
9/25/2008
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Commissioned by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Jang, Jae Hyeok
Awakening Dawn
Parkway Concert Orchestra (MA)
5/4/2008
Peter Freisinger, conductor

Jaribi, Zaid
*Oriento Grosso for Clarinet, Cello and Orchestra
Pacific (CA) Symphony
3/12/2009
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Kinan Azmeh, clarinet
Athil Hamdan, cello

Jerrett, Jack
autumn too long
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
3/14/2009
Conductor TBA

Jones, Samuel
Trombone Concerto
Seattle Symphony
4/2/2009
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Ko-ichiro Yamamoto, trombone
Commissioned by the Seattle Symphony with support from Charles Staadecker

Joseph, Schwantner
Chasing Light...
Reno Chamber Orchestra
9/20/2008
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Commissioned through Ford Made in America, a partnership program of the League of American Orchestras and Meet The Composer. Ford Made in America is made possible by the Ford Motor Company Fund. Major support is also provided by the National Endowment for

Joyce, Brooke

TBA
Water City (WI) Chamber Orchestra
10/25/2008
Jeffery Meyer, conductor
Commissioned by the Water City Chamber Orchestra

Joyce, Brooke

TBA
Water City (WI) Chamber Orchestra
3/28/2009
Jeffery Meyer, conductor
Commissioned by the Water City Chamber Orchestra



Kazik, James
Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
3/29/2009
Ulysses S. James, conductor
Joanna Dabrowska, percussion

Kellogg, Daniel
Lux Aeterna
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
12/12/2008
Delta David Gier, conductor

Kellogg, Daniel

TBA
National Symphony Orchestra
4/16/2009
Ivan Fischer, conductor
Commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

Kernis, Aaron Jay

new work for trumpet and brass ensemble
New York Philharmonic
6/4/2009
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Philip Smith, trumpet
Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic

Kernis, Aaron
TBA
Seattle Symphony
6/25/2009
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Soprano TBA
Tenor TBA
Baritone TBA
Commissioned by the Seattle Symphony and Meet the Composer

Kievman, Carson

Dear John
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
10/9/2008
Delta David Gier, conductor

Kirchner, Leon
The Forbidden
Boston Symphony Orchestra
10/16/2008
James Levine, conductor
A Boston Symphony Orchestra 125th Anniversary Commission

Knorr, Geoff
Shadows of the Infinite
Peabody Symphony Orchestra
9/27/2008
Hajime Teri Murai, conductor

Knussen, Oliver

Cleveland Pictures
The Cleveland Orchestra
5/23/2009
Oliver Knussen, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Kooman, Michael
TBA
Altoona Symphony Orchestra
11/1/2008
Teresa Cheung, conductor

Koval, Mark
Concerto for Harp and Orchestra
Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay (CA)
3/8/2009
Frances Steiner, conductor
Marcia Dickstein, Harpist
Commissioned by the Fromm Foundation



LaCroix, Mike

TBA
Windsor Symphony Orchestra
2/27/2009
John Morris Russell, conductor

LaPlante, Skip

TBA, for eleven flutes and trumpet
Flexible Orchestra (NYC)
10/10/2008
Tara Simoncic, conductor
Trumpeter TBA
Commissioned by Flexible Orchestra and the Rosenberg Foundation

LaPlante, Skip

Blow, for bottles and flutes
Flexible Orchestra (NYC)
10/10/2008
Tara Simoncic, conductor
Carole Weber, folk flutes, various
Commissioned by Flexible Orchestra and the Rosenberg Foundation

Lara, Ana

TBA for organ and orchestra
Pacific (CA) Symphony
6/11/2009
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Organist TBA
Commissioned by the Pacific Symphony

Larcher, Thomas

*Böse Zellen (Malignant Cells) for piano and orchestra
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
5/1/2009
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor

Lawless, John

OYSG
Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra
5/4/2009
John Lawless, conductor
Commissioned by the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Leclerc, Simon
Concerto for Radio Host and Orchestra
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
3/22/2009
Kent Nagano, conductor
René Homier-Roy, host
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Lee III, James
A Different Soldier’s Tale
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
12/11/2008
Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Lee, Brent

Ruck n’ Rill for Electric Viola + Orchestra
Windsor (ON) Symphony Orchestra
12/6/2008
John Morris Russell, conductor
Alexander Mishnaevski, electric viola
Commissioned by Windsor Symphony Orchestra

Lee, Thomas Oboe
Harp Concerto
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
5/22/2009
Gil Rose, conductor
Harpist TBA
Commissioned by BMOP’s Premiere: The Campaign for New Works

Leshnoff, Jonathan

Trombone Concerto
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra
11/1/2008
Markand Thakar, conductor
Christopher Dudley, trombone

Levant, Oscar
*Suite for Orchestra
Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra
3/8/2009
Adam Stern, conductor

Lieberson, Peter
Orchestra Suite from Ashoka’s Dream
Aspen Music Festival and School
12:00:00 AM
TBA, conductor
Co-commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival and School and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Ligeti, Lukas
TBA for electronic mallet and orchestra
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
5/1/2009
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra

Lofstrom, Doug
Trumpet Concertino
Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra
11/6/2008
Kirk Muspratt, conductor
Rick Kirgan, trumpet
Commissioned by Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra

Louie, Alexina
TBA
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
9/11/2008
Kent Nagano, conductor
Evie Mark, Inuit throat singer
Taqralik Partridge, Inuit throat singer
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Louie, Alexina
Concerto for String Quartet and Orchestra
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
3/7/2009
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Tokyo String Quartet
Commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Ludwig, David
Concerto for Violin, Cello and Orchestra
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
1/24/2009
Sarah Hicks, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello
Commissioned by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Luginbill, Dennis

An Eau Claire Story
Chippewa Valley Symphony (WI)
5/9/2009
Nobuyoshi Yasuda, conductor
Commissioned by the Chippewa Valley Symphony



MacDowell, Edward
*Shakespeare Songs
Musica Nova Fine Arts String Orchestra (AZ)
11/9/2008
Warren Cohen, conductor

Mackey, Steven
*Beautiful Passing
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
11/14/2008
David Robertson, conductor
Leila Josefowicz, violin

Mahler, Gustav
*Symphony No. 2 in C Minor, Resurrection
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
12:00:00 AM
Conductor TBA
Robert Porco, director, May Festival Chorus
Janice Chandler-Etême, soprano
Christianne Stotijin, mezzo-soprano
*U.S. premiere of New Critical Edition, Gilbert Kaplan and Renate Stark-Voit, editors

Makan, Keeril

TBA for electric guitar and orchestra
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
11/14/2008
Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor
Seth Josel, electric guitar
Commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra

Mallamud, David

Nijinsky’s Last Dance
Albany (NY) Symphony Orchestra
11/14/2008
David Alan Miller, conductor
Kenneth Olsen, cello
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra

Man, Fang
Resurrection
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
2/20/2009
George Manahan, conductor
American Composers Orchestra Underwood Emerging Composer Commission

Marsalis, Wynton
TBA
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
9/27/2008
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Co-commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Michigan State University College of Music

Martin, Theresa
I Want To Be
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra
3/22/2009
Arie Lipsky, conductor
Commissioned by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra as part of its celebration of Ann Arbor authors and composers

Marwood, Shelley
TBA
Windsor (ON) Symphony Orchestra
2/27/2009
John Morris Russell, conductor
Commissioned by Windsor Symphony Orchestra

Marx, Josef

*Eine Herbstsymphonie (Autumn Symphony)
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
12/7/2008
Leon Botstein, conductor

Maske, Dan

TBA
Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra
3/12/2009
Michael Alexander, conductor

Mathes, Rob
A Standing Ground: Concertino for Orchestra inspired by the poetry of Wendell Berry
Nashville Symphony
2/5/2009
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by the Nashville Symphony

McManus, Andrew
Identity
Minnesota Orchestra
11/7/2008
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Merritt, Justin
River of Blood
Minnesota Orchestra
11/7/2008
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Messiaen, Olivier
**Saint François d'Assise (concert version)
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
12/5/2008
Kent Nagano, conductor
Marc Barrard, baritone
Stanford Olsen, tenor
Benjamin Butterfield, tenor
Aline Kutan, soprano
Commissioned by Opéra national de Paris

Meyer, Edgar
*Bass Concerto No. 1
Oregon Symphony Association in Salem
1/20/2009
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Edgar Meyer, double bass

Misner, Tim

Sketches from the Oregon Trail
Willamette Valley Community Orchestra
11/1/2008
Sean Paul Mills, conductor

Moe, Eric
Concerto for Trapset
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
5/22/2009
Gil Rose, conductor
Trapset soloist TBA

Montano, Damian

Overture
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
1/24/2009
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Moravec, Paul

Brandenburg Gate
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
10/16/2008
Commissioned by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Moravec, Paul
Clarinet Concerto
Princeton Symphony Orchestra
1/18/2009
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
David Krakauer, clarinet
Commissioned by the Princeton Symphony Orchestra

Mumford, Jeffrey
TBA
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
3/27/2009
James Gaffigan, conductor
Commissioned by Ann and Harry Santen

Muno, Alexander
TBA
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
5/17/2009
Kent Nagano, conductor

Mussorgsky, Modeste
Pictures At An Exhibition—new orchestration for chamber orchestra by Jordan Tang
Jackson (TN) Symphony Orchestra
10/25/2008
Jordan Tang, conductor



Nassif, Robert
Hollywood Arms
Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra
2/21/2009
Tim Hankewich, conductor

Needham, Clint

Chamber Symphony
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
11/14/2008
Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor
American Composers Orchestra Underwood Emerging Composer Commission

Nishimura, Akira
*Birds Heterophony
Spokane Symphony
11/8/2008
Morihiko Nakahara, conductor 



O’Connor, Mark

Triple Concerto
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
5/8/2009
Timothy Russell, conductor
The Ahn Trio (violin, cello, and piano)
Commissioned by Barbara Trueman and Loann Crane

Ogren, Jayce
Six Pieces for Orchestra
Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra
3/5/2009
Jayce Ogren, conductor

Okoye, Nkeiru
Songs of Harriet Tubman for soprano and orchestra
Western Piedmont Symphony
11/8/2008
John Gordon Ross, conductor
Kishna Davis, soprano

Olivero, Betty
Sax Concerto
Boston Modern Orchestra Project
5/22/2009
Gil Rose, conductor
Saxophonist TBA
Commissioned by BMOP, Combined Jewish Philanthropies, and Harvard University to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the State of Israel



Pärt, Arvo

TBA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
1/10/2009
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic

Partos, Odeon
*Ein gev, Symphonic Fantasy
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
5/31/2009
Leon Botstein, conductor

Patterson, Robert
Souvenirs of Christmas
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
12/12/2008
David Loebel, conductor

Paul, Jeff
Desert Wind
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
4/2/2009
Conductor TBA

Peaslee, Richard
*Nightsongs
Seattle Philharmonic Orchestra
3/8/2009
Adam Stern, conductor
George Oram, trumpet

Penderecki, Krzysztof
*Concerto Grosso No. 1 for Three Cellos and Orchestra
The Philadelphia Orchestra
10/10/2008
Charles Dutoit, conductor
Han-na Chang, cello
Daniel Müller-Schott, cello
Arto Noras, cello
Commissioned by NHK Symphony

Peter, Lieberson
The World in Flower
New York Philharmonic
5/7/2009
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
Baritone TBA
Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic

Peters, Troy
TBA
Vermont Youth Orchestra
5/1/2009
Troy Peters, conductor
Commissioned by the Vermont Youth Orchestra in commemoration of the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s naming and mapping of Lake Champlain

Plowman, Michael Richard
TBA
Windsor (ON) Symphony Orchestra
2/27/2009
John Morris Russell, conductor
Commissioned by Windsor Symphony Orchestra

Prestini, Paola
Amanecer
Tucson Symphony Orchestra
2/21/2009
George Hanson, conductor

Previn, Andre
Owls
Boston Symphony Orchestra
10/2/2008
Andre Previn, conductor
A Boston Symphony Orchestra 125th Anniversary Commission



Quayle, Matthew
Gridley Paige Road
Baltimore Chamber Orchestra
11/1/2008
Markand Thakar, conductor
Commissioned by the Fauxharmonic Orchestra



Ralph, J.
Fanfare for the Uncommon Ellie & Mr. Greene
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra (OH)
11/8/2008
Timothy Russell, conductor
Commissioned by Martin and Marilyn Campbell

Rands, Bernard
chains like the sea
New York Philharmonic
10/1/2008
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic

Raskatov, Alexander

Violin Concerto
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
4/30/2009
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Emanuel Borok, violin
Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Reid, Catherine
Coming Home
Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra
7/4/2008
Charles Peltz, conductor
Commissioned by the Glens Falls Centennial Committee

Richman, Lucas
Salutation No. 6
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
5/3/2009
Lucas Richman, conductor
Commissioned by highest bidder at Knoxville Symphony League Ball

Rickard, Truman (orch. Steve Heitzeg)
Hail! Minnesota
Minnesota Orchestra
9/18/2008
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Commissioned by the Minnesota Orchestra

Rohde, Kurt
TBA
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
9/18/2008
Kent Nagano, conductor

Romanul, Michael
Winter Soliloquy
Parkway Concert Orchestra (MA)
12/2/2007
Peter Freisinger, conductor
Victor Romanul, violin

Rorem, Ned
Songs
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
5/11/2009
Susan Graham, mezzo-soprano

Rosenhaus, Steven
TBA
Carson City Symphony
4/25/2009
David Bugli, conductor
Commissioned by the Carson City Symphony Association

Rothman, Philip
TBA
Green Bay Symphony Orchestra
4/18/2009
Bridget-Michaele Reischl, conductor
Commissioned by the Green Bay Symphony Orchestra

Rouse, Christopher
Oboe Concerto
Minnesota Orchestra
2/5/2009
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Basil Reeve, oboe
Commissioned by the Minnesota Orchestra

Rudin, Andrew
Viola Concerto
Orchestra 2001
5/22/2009
James Freeman, conductor
Brett Deubner, viola
Commissioned by Orchestra 2001

Ruo, Huang
Hanging Cliffs
The Oberlin Conservatory Symphony Orchestra
1/24/2009
Bridget-Michaele Reischl, conductor
Commissioned by the Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Rutschman, Edward
TBA
Whatcom Symphony Orchestra (WA)
5/17/2008
Roger Briggs, conductor
Commissioned by Whatcom Symphony Orchestra



Saariaho, Kaija
*Forty Heartbeats
Orange County High School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra
3/7/2009
Christopher Russell, conductor

Saariaho, Kaija
*Mirage
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
3/27/2009
David Robertson, conductor
Karita Mattila, soprano
Anssi Karttunen, cello

Salonen, Esa-Pekka
TBA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
1/22/2009
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Sawyers, Phillip
*Symphony No. 2
Modesto Symphony Orchestra
4/17/2009
David Lockington, conductor

Scearce, J. Mark
Antaeus for Bass and Orchestra
North Carolina Symphony
4/2/2009
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Leonid Finkelshteyn, double bass
Commissioned by the North Carolina Symphony

Scheer, Gene
A Schweitzer Portrait
Longwood Symphony Orchestra (Boston)
5/9/2009
Jonathan McPhee, conductor
Narrator TBA
Commissioned by the Longwood Symphony Orchestra

Schiff, David
Stomp
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
2/20/2009
George Manahan, conductor

Schifrin, Lalo
*Tango Concertantes
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
2/21/2009
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and the Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

Schlenker, Terry
TBA
Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra (Denver)
9/27/2008
Catherine Sailer, conductor
Commissioned by the Musica Sacra Chamber Orchestra and St. Martin’s Chamber Choir

Schneid, Tobias, M.
TBA
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
5/17/2009
Kent Nagano, conductor

Schneider, David
Automation
Minnesota Orchestra
11/7/2008
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Schneider, Maria
TBA
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
10/23/2008
Maria Schneider, conductor
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Schuller, Gunther
Where the World Ends
Boston Symphony Orchestra
2/5/2009
James Levine, conductor
Barbara Frittoli, soprano
Boston Symphony Orchestra 125th Anniversary Commission

Schwartz, Justin
Unconquerable Spirit
Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra
2/21/2009
Patrick Miles, conductor
Commissioned through a contest by the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its 60th anniversary—one fanfare to begin each of four subscription concert weekends

Scofield, John and Mark-Anthony Turnage
*Scorched for Jazz Trio and Orchestra
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
5/21/2009
Steven Sloane, conductor
John Scofield, guitar
John Patitucci, bass
Peter Erskine, drums

Seter, Mordecai
*Midnight Vigil, Op. 39a
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
5/31/2009
Leon Botstein, conductor

Shaheen, Simon
Concerto for Oud and Orchestra
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
10/19/2008
Simon Shaheen, oud
Commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Shankar, Ravi
Concerto for Sitar and Chamber Orchestra
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
1/31/2009
Anoushka Shankar, sitar
Commissioned by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, with support from Lafayette College and the New York State Music Fund

Sheng, Bright
Harp Concerto
Grand Rapids Symphony
4/3/2009
Bright Sheng, conductor
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp

Sheng, Bright
Never Far Away for Harp and Orchestra
San Diego Symphony
10/24/2008
Jahja Ling, conductor
Yolanda Kondonassis, harp
Co-commissioned by Ted and Joyce Strauss, San Diego Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Grand Rapids Symphony, and Oberlin Conservatory of Music

Shore, Howard
Fanfare
The Philadelphia Orchestra
9/27/2008
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Commissioned by Macy’s for the Friends of the Wanamaker Organ Concert

Shulman, Moshe
Vibrations
Freisinger Chamber Orchestra
9/28/2008
Peter Freisinger, conductor
Commissioned by Peter Freisinger

Sierra, Roberto
TBA
Cornell Symphony Orchestra
10/11/2008
Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Tim Feeney, percussion

Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw
TBA
Minnesota Orchestra
10/30/2008
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Co-commissioned by the Minnesota Orchestra and a consortium of ten organizations

Small, Haskell
Scraps
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
5/31/2009
Ulysses S. James, conductor

Smith, Gregory
TBA
Victoria (TX) Symphony
9/20/2008
Darryl One, conductor
Commissioned by Victoria Symphony Orchestra

Snedecor, Phil
Christmas Memories
Quincy (IL) Symphony Orchestra
12/6/2008
Bruce C. Briney, conductor
Commissioned by Quincy Symphony Orchestra

Snow, Rick
Darwin Portrait
La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
2/7/2009
Steven Schick, conductor
Nee Commission

Sorensen, Matthew
String Theory and the Universe
Plymouth (MA) Philharmonic Orchestra
3/28/2009
Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
Commissioned by the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra and Steven Karidoyanes

Staud, Johannes Maria
TBA
The Cleveland Orchestra
5/28/2009
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Steiger, Rand
Cryosphere for live electronics and orchestra
American Composers Orchestra (NYC)
2/20/2009
George Manahan, conductor
Commissioned by the American Composers Orchestra

Sternberg, Erich-Walter
*The Twelve Tribes of Israel
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
5/31/2009
Leon Botstein, conductor

Stevens, Connor and Aaron Sumsky
TBA
Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra
5/4/2009
John Lawless, conductor
Commissioned by the Georgia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Stewart, David Nisbet
Concerto for Piano and Orchestra
Warren (MI) Symphony
2/8/2009
David Daniels, conductor
Misha Dacic, piano

Stillwell, Joseph
Jaunt
Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra
12/6/2008
Patrick Miles, conductor
Commissioned through a contest by the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its 60th anniversary—one fanfare to begin each of four subscription concert weekends

Stock, David
Cello Concerto
Seattle Symphony
5/28/2009
James DePreist, conductor
Joshua Roman, cello

Stookey, Nathaniel
Zipperz
Oakland East Bay Symphony
11/14/2008
Michael Morgan, conductor
Eisa Davis, soprano
Manoel Felciano, tenor

Stucky, Steven
Rhapsodies
New York Philharmonic
9/18/2008
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic

Stucky, Steven
TBA
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
9/18/2008
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Soprano TBA
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Tenor TBA
Robert Orth, baritone
Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Stucky, Steven
TBA
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
3/13/2009
Scott Yoo, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Suter, Hermann
*Violin Concerto, Op. 23
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
12/7/2008
Leon Botstein, conductor
Daniel Hope, violin

Svoboda, Tomas
Vortex for Orchestra
Oregon Symphony
3/14/2009
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Commissioned by the Oregon Symphony



Tal, Josef
*Symphony No. 2
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
5/31/2009
Leon Botstein, conductor

Tan, Dun
**Piano Concerto
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
9/24/2008
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Lang Lang, piano

Tan, Dun
**The Map: Concerto for Cello, Video and Orchestra
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
3/5/2009
Tan Dun, conductor
Anssi Karttunen, cello

Tang, Jordan
Prayer for narrator, violas and cellos
Jackson (TN) Symphony Orchestra
10/25/2008
Jordan Tang, conductor

Tao, Conrad
Fanfare
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra (OH)
10/5/2008
Timothy Russell, conductor
Commissioned by the Szykowny Family

Taupier, Joris
Le Dormeur du Val
Holyoke (MA) Civic Symphony
5/3/2009
David Kidwell, conductor

Tavener, John
Violin Concerto, Lalishri
Kansas City Symphony
3/27/2009
Michael Stern, conductor
Nicola Benedetti, violin

Tavener, Sir John
Tu ne sais pas
The Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
3/20/2009
Ignat Solzhenitsyn, conductor
Sarah Castle, mezzo-soprano
Commissioned by the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Theofanidis, Christopher
Fields of Infinite Forms
Austin Symphony Orchestra
9/19/2008
Peter Bay, conductor
Commissioned by the Austin Symphony Orchestra to open its inaugural season in the new Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long Center for the Performing Arts

Theofanidis, Christopher
Radiant Mind
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
5/16/2009
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra through Sound Investment

Theofanidis, Christopher

Symphony
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
4/2/2009
Robert Spano, conductor
Co-commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Savannah Music Festival, and The Texas Music Festival

Theofanidis, Christopher
TBA for organ, brass, and percussion
Pacific (CA) Symphony
9/18/2008
Carl St. Clair, conductor
Paul Jacobs, organ
Commissioned by the Pacific Symphony

Theofanidis, Christopher

Violin Concerto
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
10/10/2008
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Sarah Chang, violin
Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Thomas, Augusta Read
Double Concerto for Harp and Soprano
Houston Symphony
1/22/2009
Hans Graf, conductor
Paula Page, harp
Twyla Robinson, soprano
Commissioned by the Houston Symphony

Tinoco, Luis
From the Depth of Distance
Albany (NY) Symphony Orchestra
9/25/2008
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra

Todd, Richard
ceLAbraCiOn
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
10/4/2008
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Torke, Michael
TBA
Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
6/19/2009
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Soprano TBA
Baritone TBA

Tsontakis, George
Double Violin Concerto
Aspen Music Festival and School
12:00:00 AM
TBA, conductor
Angela Chun, violin
Jennifer Chun, violin

Tubin, Eduard
*Symphony No. 4 in A “Lyrical”
Musica Nova Orchestra (AZ)
1/4/2009
Warren Cohen, conductor

Turnage, Mark-Anthony
**Mambo, Blues and Tarantella
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
11/12/2008
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Commissioned by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, and Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Turnage, Mark-Anthony
*TBA
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
6/8/2009
Commissioned by MusicNOW, the new-music chamber series of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra; co-commission with the Berlin Philharmonic and the Barbican Centre

Tuur, Erikki-Sven
*The Path and the Traces
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
1/16/2009
Paavo Järvi, conductor

Tüür, Erkki-Sven
*Symphony No. 4
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
10/10/2008
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Evelyn Glennie, percussion



Vasks, Peteris
*Meditation for Violin and String Orchestra
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
9/25/2008
Nikolaj Znaider, conductor
Nicolaj Znaider, violin

Vigue, Ronald, G.
Tides
Orchestra 2001
10/3/2008
James Freeman, conductor
Ann Crumb, soprano
Commissioned by Orchestra 2001

Virkhaus, Taavo
Symphony No. 6, The Huntsville Symphony
Huntsville (AL) Symphony Orchestra
11/8/2008
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Commissioned by the Huntsville Symphony Orchestra

Visconti, Dan
Overdrive
Minnesota Orchestra
11/4/2008
Conductor TBA
Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute Alumni Commission



Wagner, Melinda
TBA
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
3/21/2009
Commissioned by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Wall, Michael Anthony
Northwoods Calling
Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra
4/18/2009
David Patrick Miles, conductor
Commissioned through a contest by the Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its 60th anniversary—one fanfare to begin each of four subscription concert weekends

Wang Lu

Wailing
Minnesota Orchestra
11/7/2008
Osmo Vänskä, conductor

Ward, Robert
City of Oaks
North Carolina Symphony
9/10/2008
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by the North Carolina Symphony

Weiss, Christopher
Voice of the Unknown Soldier
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
3/26/2009
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Commissioned by the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

Welcher, Daniel
Symphony No. 5
Austin Symphony Orchestra
5/1/2009
Peter Bay, conductor
Commissioned by the Austin Symphony Orchestra

Wevers, Harold

Symphony No. 4
Thunder Bay (ON) Symphony Orchestra
12/9/2008
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Commissioned by Geoffrey Moull

Whitman, Thomas

A Scandal in Bohemia
Orchestra 2001
2/6/2009
James Freeman, conductor
Nathalie Anderson, librettist

Woma, Bernard
Gyil Jumbie Concerto
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
9/29/2008
Delta David Gier, conductor

Wroten, Alex
TBA
Greenville County (SC) Youth Orchestra
10/16/2008
Gary Auguste Robinson, conductor



Xu, Zhenmin
*Tone Poem: Mooring at Night by The Maple Bridge
The Phoenix Symphony
10/26/2008
Michael Christie, conductor



Yarborough, Stephen
Kenyan Songs
South Dakota Symphony Orchestra
9/29/2008
Delta David Gier, conductor

Youtz, Gregory
TBA
Tacoma Youth Symphony Association
3/8/2009
Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs, conductor
Commissioned by the Tacoma Youth Symphony Association



Zimmerman, Udo

*Sinfonia come una grande lamento, in memory of F. Garcia Lorca
American Symphony Orchestra (NYC)
1/25/2009
Leon Botstein, conductor

Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe
Symphony No. 5
Juilliard Orchestra
10/27/2008
James Conlon, conductor
Commissioned by the Juilliard School