2011-12 Premieres List by Orchestra

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 2011-12 season, as compiled from the annual Symphony survey, listed by orchestra.

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Akron Symphony Orchestra
Zahab, Roger, Akron Chronogram
4/21/2012
Christopher Wilkins, conductor
Laura Ruth Bidwell, videographer
Commissioned by Akron Symphony Orchestra for its 60th season

Albany (N.Y.) Symphony Orchestra
Salfelder, Kathryn, Lux Perpetuta
10/22/2011
David Alan Miller, conductor
Timothy McAllister, Soprano Saxophone
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Razaz, Gity, Cello Concerto
2/18/2012
David Alan Miller, conductor
Cellist TBA, from Richard Aaron Cello Studio
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Tsontakis, George, Trumpet Concerto
3/17/2012
David Alan Miller, conductor
Erin Berlin, trumpet
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra with funding from Meet the Composer

Mazzoli, Missy, TBA
5/19/2012
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra with funding from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Alexandria Symphony Orchestra
Balakris, David, Force of Nature
10/8/2011
Kim Allen Kluge, conductor
Mark Summer, cello

Allentown Symphony Orchestra
Lipkis, Rory, Caprice
11/12/2011
Diane Wittry, conductor
Commissioned by Allentown Symphony Orchestra

Rothman, Philip, Timeline
3/10/2012
Diane Wittry, conductor
Commissioned by Allentown Symphony Orchestra

American Composers Orchestra
Bunch, Kenji, The Devil’s Box
10/14/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Kenji Bunch, amplified violin
Commissioned by Mary Rodgers Guettel/Meet The Composer

Stark, Christopher, …and start west
10/14/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Commissioned by Paul Underwood/American Composers Orchestra

Temple, Alex, Liebeslied
10/14/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Mellissa Hughes, soprano & electronics
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Pinto-Correia, Andreia, Elegia a Al-Mu’tamid
10/14/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Commissioned by Patricia Wylde/American Composers Orchestra

Wang, Lu, Flowing Water Study II for Orchestra & Video
10/14/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Daniel Iglesia, video
Commissioned by Jerome Foundation/American Composers Orchestra

Lee, Paul Yeon, Echo of a Dream
10/22/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra
American Composers Orchestra
Desner, Bryce, TBA for Electric Guitars and Orchestra
10/22/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Bryce and Aaron Dessner, electric guitars
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Glass, Philip, Symphony No. 9*
1/31/2012
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor

Kahane, Gabriel, TBA
3/22/2012
Goerge Manahan, conductor
Gabriel Kahane, piano & vocals
Commissioned by Jerome Foundation/American Composers Orchestra

Williams, Ian, TBA for Orchestra and Electronics
3/22/2012
George Manahan, conductor
Ian Williams, electronics
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Frank, Gabriela Lena, Concerto For Orchestra
5/04/2012
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Commissioned by Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Salonen, Esa-Pekka, Nyx*
10/27/2011
Robert Spano, conductor
Co-commissioned by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Finnish Radio Symphony, Radio France, Carnegie Hall, and the Barbican Centre in London

Schoenberg, Adam, TBA
3/1/2012
Robert Spano, conductor
Commissioned by Robert Spano

Singleton, Alvin, TBA
5/10/2012
Robert Spano, conductor
Commissioned by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Roberts, Marcus, TBA
5/10/2012
Robert Spano, conductor
Marcus Roberts Trio: Marcus Roberts, piano; Roland Guerin, bass; Jason Marsalis, drums
Co-commissioned by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Savannah Music Festival

Azusa Pacific University Symphony Orchestra

Dean, Brett, Testament*
2/03/2012
Christopher Russell, conductor



Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Little, David T., Charm
9/10/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor
Commissioned by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Lee, James III, Chuphshah! (“Freedom”) – Harriet’s Drive to Canaan
9/23/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor
Commissioned by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Berkeley Symphony
Frank, Gabriela Lena, TBA
4/26/2012
Joana Carneiro, conductor
Jessica Rivera, soprano
San Francisco Girls Chorus
Commissioned by Berkeley Symphony

Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra
Brubeck, Chris, Roosevelt in a Cowboy Land
10/22/2011
Dr. Beverly Everett, conductor
Clay Jenkinson, narrator
Commissioned by Bismarck-Mandan Symphony Orchestra

Boston Classical Orchestra
Lee, Thomas Oboe, Symphony No. 8 (“City of Light”)
11/19/2011
Steven Lipsitt, conductor

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Turnage, Mark-Anthony, From the Wreckage for Trumpet and Orchestra*
1/5/2012
Andris Nelsons, conductor
Håken Hardenberger, trumpet

Harbison, John, Symphony No. 6
1/12/2012
David Zinman, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra
Barrak, Rony, Boulder Sensations
3/24/2012
Michael Butterman, conductor
Rony Barrak, tabla
Commissioned by Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra

Fulton, Ruby, Gambit
3/24/2012
Michael Butterman, conductor
Shodekeh, beatboxer

Brazos Valley Symphony
Slayton, Michael K., Fifth Prelude
10/09/2011
Marcelo Bussiki, conductor

Biondi, Craig, Jericho
4/22/2012
Marcelo Bussiki, conductor



Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music
Glass, Philip, Black and White Scherzo
8/5/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor
Commissioned by Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Adamo, Mark, Prepositions and the Names of Fish
8/6/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor
Commissioned by Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Kats-Chernin, Elena, Re-collecting ASTORoids*
8/6/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor

Mizuno, Shuko, Symphonic Poem: Natsu
8/6/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor

Daugherty, Michael, Fever
8/13/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor
Commissioned by Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Di Castri, Zosha, Alba
8/13/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor
Commissioned by John Adams and Deborah O’Grady in honor of Marin Alsop’s 20th season

Chiayu, Xuan Zang
8/14/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor
Kristin Jurkscheit, horn
Commissioned by Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

Dorman, Avner, Reflections
8/14/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor
Commissioned by Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music

California Symphony
Sparr, D. J., TBA
5/4/2012
Donato Cabrera, conductor
Commissioned by California Symphony

California Youth Symphony
Blumberg, Stephen, Subterranean River
11/13/2011
Leo Eylar, conductor

Central Ohio Symphony

Beeson, Sean, Prometheus*
3/04/2012
Jaime Morales-Matos, conductor
Jeff Queen, percussion/snare drum

Chamber Orchestra of the South Bay
Richards, Cantor Stephen, Prayer-Suite for Oboe and Strings*
10/16/2011
Frances Steiner, conductor
Joseph Stone, oboe

Chandler Symphony Orchestra
Darmiento, Frank, TBA
2/03/2012
Frank Darmiento, conductor
Commissioned by Chandler Symphony Orchestra

Jacome, Chris Burton, Arizona Tone Poem for Guitar and Orchestra
2/3/2012
Jack Herriman, conductor
Chris Burton Jacome, guitar
Commissioned by Chandler Symphony Orchestra

Mignon, Ed, TBA
3/25/2012
Jack Herriman, conductor
Commissioned by Chandler Symphony Orchestra

Charlottesville & University Symphony Orchestra
Seibert, Peter, Gabriel’s Tuba
4/21/2012
Kate Tamarkin, conductor
Seth Cook, tuba
Commissioned by Kate Tamarkin

Chicago Modern Orchestra Project

Baker, Renée C., Torrefaction Triptych
12/1/2011
Renée C. Baker, conductor
Members of AACM/Chicago Modern Orchestra Project
Yoseph Henry, vocalist
Arthur Burton, conga
Mwata Bowden, didgeridoo
Fred Jackson, alto saxophone
Bruce Nelson, vibes, marimba
Commissioned by Chicago Modern Orchestra Project

Baker, Renée C., Weep Dark Blue
1/1/2012
Renee C. Baker, conductor
William Porter, assistant conductor
Mantra Blue Free Ensemble AACM vocal ensemble
Saalik Ziyad, vocalist
Ann Ward, vocalist
TaalibDin Ziyad, vocalist
Melanie Clevert-Serapa, vocalist
Commissioned by Chicago Modern Orchestra Project

Maite, Bibiana, Red Sandals
3/1/2012
Renée C. Baker, conductor
Steward Wilson Vocal Ensemble
Commissioned by Chicago Modern Orchestra Project

Chicago Sinfonietta
Mitchell, Nicole, Flight for Freedom
1/15/2012
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Nicole Mitchell, flute
Commissioned by Chicago Sinfonietta

Bernstein, Leonard (arr. Randall Fleischer), West Side Story for String Quartet and Orchestra
6/16/2012
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Harlem Quartet

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Matheson, James, Violin Concerto
12/15/2011
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Baird Dodge, violin
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Los Angeles Philharmonic

Bates, Mason, Alternative Energy
2/02/2012
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Clyne, Anna, Night Ferry
2/09/2012
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras
Newman, Jonathan, TBD
12/15/2011
Allen Tinkham, conductor
Commissioned by Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras

Puckett, Joel, Concerto for Flute & Clarinet
5/20/2012
Allen Tinkham, conductor
Anthony McGill, clarinet
Demarre McGill, flute
Commissioned by Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Glass, Philip, Cello Concerto No. 2
3/30/2012
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Matt Haimovitz, cello

The Cleveland Orchestra
Saariaho, Kaija, Laterna Magica*
2/2/2012
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Hersch, Michael, Night Pieces
03/15/2012
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Michael Sachs, trumpet
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Gubaidulina, Sofia, TBA
8/25/2012 (Lucerne Festival)
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by Berlin Philharmonic and Lucerne Festival

Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Hill, William, Symphony No. 3
1/6/2011
Larry Rachleff, conductor
Commissioned by Colorado Symphony

Cornell Orchestras
Jones, Jesse, TBA
3/10/2012
Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Commissioned by Cornell Orchestras

Ernste, Kevin, TBA
5/6/2012
Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Commissioned by Cornell Orchestras

Pann, Carter, Three Secrets in Maine
4/22/2012
Chris Younghoon Kim, conductor
Commissioned by Cornell Orchestras

Curtis 20/21
Shapiro, Daniel, TBA
12/4/2011
David Hayes, conductor
Commissioned by Curtis Institute of Music

Curtis Symphony Orchestra
Ludwig, David, Fanfare
10/21/2011
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by Curtis Institute of Music



Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Rodriguez, Robert, The Dot and the Line
3/25/2012
Rei Hotoda, conductor
Jamie Bernstein, narrator
Commissioned by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Camilo, Michel, Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 2, Tenerife*
10/8/2011
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Michel Camilo, piano

Yun, Du, Kraken
5/11/2012
Leonard Slatkin, conductor



Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra
Azarova, Svitlana, Symphony “Pure thoughts transfixed”
1/21/2012
Toshiyuki Shimada, conductor



Fairfax Symphony Orchestra
Farias, Javier, Concierto de los Andes
10/22/2011
Christopher Zimmerman, conductor
Carlos Boltes, charango and viola
Scott Hill, guitar
Commissioned by Fairfax Symphony Orchestra

Flexible Orchestra
Guy Klucevsek, Adagietto
11/9/2011
Tara Simoncic, conductor
Guy Klucevsek, accordion
Commissioned by Flexible Orchestra

Florence Symphony Orchestra
Galleger, Barbara, TBA
9/12/2011
Terry Roberts, conductor
Commissioned by Florence Symphony

The Florida Orchestra
Franck, Eduard, Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor*
4/27/2012
Stefan Sanderling, conductor
James Tocco, piano

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Hedges, John B., Fantasía sobre Yma Sumac
2/3/2012
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Ana Victoria Luperi, clarinet

Hedges, John B., Fastball
3/23/2012
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor



Garden State Philharmonic
Ippolito, Patrick, Mahler Grooves
11/19/2011
Anthony LaGruth, conductor
Commissioned by Garden State Philharmonic

Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra

Ewazen, Eric, Monument to Light and Color
9/24/2011
Kirk Gustafson, conductor
Commissioned by Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra

Grand Rapids Symphony
Joel Schekman, Alexander Miller, Shannon Wood, ArtPrize Tryptich: A Teapot | Encaustic for Solo Clarinet and Orchestra | Taking Shape
10/6/2011
John Varineau, conductor
Suzanna Bratton, clarinet
Commissioned by Grand Rapids Symphony



Hawaii Symphony Orchestra
Hagen, Daron, Concerto for Koto and Orchestra
10/22/2011
Sarah Hicks, conductor
Yumi Kurosawa, koto

Houston Symphony
Jalbert, Pierre, Shades of Memory
9/16/2011
Hans Graf, conductor
Commissioned by Houston Symphony

Hunter Symphony
Honstein, Robert, TBA
12/7/2011
Reuben Blundell, conductor
Commissioned by Hunter Symphony



Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Schwantner, Joseph, Percussion Concerto II
11/11/2011
Hans Graf, conductor
Paul Berns, Braham Dembar, and Craig Hetrick, percussion
Jack Brennan, timpani
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Hough, Stephen, Mass
4/6/2012
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Indianapolis Symphonic Choir
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra



Kansas City Symphony
Chen, Yi, Fountains of Kansas City
9/23/2011
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by University of Missouri-Kansas City

Kellogg, Daniel, Water Music
3/30/2012
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by Kansas City Symphony

Hartke, Stephen, The Muse of the Missouri
6/15/2012
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by Kansas City Symphony

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Wiprud, Theodore, Violin Concerto
10/20/2011
Lucas Richman, conductor
Ittai Shapira, violin

Richman, Lucas, Salutation
5/6/2012
Lucas Richman, conductor



LaGrange Symphony Orchestra
Johnson, Lee, Horace King Unabridged
10/25/2011
Patricio Cobos, conductor
Commissioned by LaGrange Symphony Orchestra

Lexington Philharmonic
Kellogg, Daniel, TBA
2/17/2012
Scott Terrell, conductor
Commissioned by Lexington Philharmonic for its 50th-anniversary season

Longy Conservatory Orchestra

Yannatos, James, Concerto for Alto Saxophone
2/10/2012
Julian Pellicano, conductor
Kenneth Radnofsky, saxophone

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Chapela, Enrico, Magnetar
10/22/2011
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Johannes Moser, electric cello

Shostakovich, Dmitri, Orango
12/2/2011
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Master Chorale

Andriessen, Louis, Anais Nin for Singer, Ensemble and Film*
2/28/2012
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor
Cristina Zavalloni, soprano
Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group

Andriessen, Louis, La Giró*
2/28/2012
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor

Bettison, Oscar, TBA
4/10/2012
John Adams, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic

Adams, John, The Gospel According to the Other Mary
05/31/2012
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Daniel Bubeck, countertenor
Brian Cummings, countertenor
Los Angeles Master Chorale
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic with Barbican Center, Lincoln Center, Lucerne Festival, and Netherlands Radio Philharmonic

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, Shadows for Piano and Orchestra
10/29/2011
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Jeffrey Biegel, piano
Commissioned by Louisiana Philharmonic with auRORa Chamber Orchestra (Iceland), Niagara Symphony, Orchestra of the Swan (U.K.), Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra, South Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, and Wheeling Symphony Orchestra



Mankato Symphony Orchestra
Avery, Dawn, Cante T’Inza (Strong Heart)
11/20/2011
Kenneth Freed, conductor
Joseph Rodgers, cello
Commissioned by Kenneth Freed and Mankato Symphony Orchestra

Michigan Philharmonic
Myers, André, Changes (new scoring for chamber ensemble)
1/15/2012
Nan Washburn, conductor
Commissioned by Michigan Philharmonic

Gilbertson, Michael, Polovitsia
3/3/2012
Nan Washburn, conductor
Commissioned by Michigan Philharmonic

Minnesota Orchestra
Paulus, Greg and Stephen, Concerto for Jazz Ensemble and Orchestra
9/29/2011
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Fat Kid Wednesdays
Commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra

Stephenson, James, Violin Concerto
4/11/2012
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Jennifer Frautschi, violin
Commissioned by Minnesota Commissioning Club

Mission Chamber Orchestra of San Jose
Actor, Lee, Guitar Concerto
4/21/2012
Emily Ray, conductor
Marc Teicholz, guitar
Commissioned by South Bay Guitar Society

Monroe Symphony Orchestra
Jones, Roger, Live Oak
3/24/2012
Clay Couturiaux, conductor

Muncie Symphony Orchestra
Nagel, Jody, From Days of Yore Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
4/28/2012
Bohuslav Rattay, conductor
Mihoko Watanabe, flute



Nashville Symphony
Fleck, Béla, Concerto for Banjo
9/22/2011
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Béla Fleck, banjo
Commissioned by Nashville Symphony

Strauss, Richard (arr. D. Wilson Ochoa), Ariadne auf Naxos Symphony-Suite
10/6/2011
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor

Danielpour, Richard, Darkness in the Ancient Valley
11/17/2011
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Hila Plittman, soprano
Commissioned by Nashville Symphony and Pittsburgh Symphony

Riley, Terry, Concerto for Electric Violin, “The Palmian Chord Ryddle”
5/3/2012
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Tracy Silverman, electric violin
Commissioned by Nashville Symphony

National Symphony Orchestra
Glanert, Detlev, Fluss ohne Ufer (Shoreless River)*
1/19/2012
James Gaffigan, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra with WDR Köln, Royal Concertgebouw, and the BBC Proms

Banfield, Bill, Symphony No. 10, Affirmations
4/13/2012
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Sweet Honey in the Rock
Morgan State University Choir
Co-commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra

Shepherd Sean, TBA
5/31/2012
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

New Century Chamber Orchestra
Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, Commedia dell’Arte
5/10/2012
Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violin
Commissioned by Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg and New Century Chamber Orchestra

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Walker, George, Sinfonia No. 4 “Strands”
3/30/2012
Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Commissioned by New Jersey Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Danielpour, Richard, Kaddish
4/27/2012
Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Gil Shaham, violin
Commissioned by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Lee III, James, Sukkot Through Orion’s Nebula
10/15/2011
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by Sphinx Commissioning Consortium

Nicolaou, Vassos, Navigate*
3/09/2012
Michael Linville, conductor
New World Symphony

New York Philharmonic
Corigliano, John, One Sweet Morning
9/30/2011
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Stephanie Blythe, mezzo-soprano
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic and Shanghai Symphony Orchestra

Lunsqui, Alexandre, Fibers, Yarn, and Fabric
12/16/2011
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

Neikrug, Marc, Concerto for Orchestra
4/26/2012
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

Lindberg, Magnus, Piano Concerto No. 2
5/3/2012
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and Gothenburg Symphony

Robin, Yann, Backdraft
6/8/2012
David Robertson, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic and Casa da Música in Porto, Portugal

Jarrell, Michael, TBA*
6/8/2012
David Robertson, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic and Ensemble Contrechamps of Geneva, Switzerland

New York Youth Symphony
Hearne, Ted, Word for Word
12/4/2011
Ryan McAdams, conductor
Eve Gigliotti, mezzo-soprano
Commissioned by First Music

Rogerson, Chris, The Blue Repair
3/11/2012
Ryan McAdams, conductor
Jay Campbell, cello
Commissioned by First Music

Kelly, Elizabeth A., Not an Old-Fashioned Love Story
5/27/2012
Ryan McAdams, conductor
Genghis Barbie, horn quartet
Commissioned by First Music

North Carolina Symphony
Dossett, Laurelyn (arr. Aaron Grad), The Gathering
11/25/2011
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Laurelyn Dossett, vocals
Rhiannon Giddens Laffen, vocals
Joe Newberry, guitar, banjo, and vocals
Mike Compton, mandolin, mandola, and vocals
Concert Singers of Cary
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony

Kamillo Lendvay, Concertino semplice for Cimbalom and Orchestra*
1/12/2012
Sarah Hicks, conductor
Petra Berenyi, cimbalom

Northwest Symphony Orchestra
Matthew James Briggs, Halloween March
10/28/2012
Anthony Spain, conductor
Commissioned by Northwest Symphony Orchestra

Miller, Stafford, Celebration
2/10/2012
Anthony Spain, conductor
Commissioned by Northwest Symphony Orchestra

Seibert, Peter, Suite for String Orchestra
2/10/2012
Anthony Spain, conductor

Beyer, Huntley, Creatures of Scale
3/17/2012
Anthony Spain, conductor
Commissioned by Northwest Symphony Orchestra

Nicolella, Michael, Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra
4/28/2012
Anthony Spain, conductor
Michael Nicolella, guitar
Commissioned by Northwest Symphony Orchestra

Jones, Samuel, Petite Suite
4/28/2012
Anthony Spain, conductor



Orange County High School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra
Davies, Tansy, Streamlines*
3/10/2012
Christopher Russell, conductor

Havergal, Brian, Symphony No. 27*
3/10/2012
Christopher Russell, conductor

Oregon Mozart Players
Cortese, Glen, Piano Concerto
5/5/2012
Glen Cortese, conductor
Pianist TBA
Commissioned by Oregon Mozart Players

Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
Hailstork, Adolphus, Zora! We’re Calling You
11/12/2011
Christopher Wilkins, conductor
Elizabeth Van Dyke, librettist
Narrator TBA
Commissioned by Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra and Zora Neale Hurston Festival/Association to Preserve the Eatonville Community

Callahan, John, TBA
3/24/2012
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Commissioned by Stephen Goldman



Pacific Symphony
Daugherty, Michael, TBA for Organ, Brass and Percussion
2/23/2012
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Paul Jacobs, organ
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

Daugherty, Michael, Radio City for Orchestra*
2/23/2012
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Commissioned by MITO Settembre Musica 2011 Festival and RAI-Turin Orchestra, Milan, Italy

Danielpour, Richard, A Time for Peace (Ecclesiastes)
3/22/2012
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Hila Pitman, soprano
Pacific Chorale
Shams Ensemble
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony and Dallas Symphony

Palo Alto Philharmonic
Actor, Lee, TBA
4/14/2012
Commissioned by Palo Alto Philharmonic

Peoria Symphony Orchestra
Collins, Edward Joseph, Daughter of the South
10/22/2011
George Stelluto, conductor
Vocal soloists TBA
Peoria Symphony Orchestra Chorus

Pioneer Valley Symphony
Phillips, Paul, Battle-Pieces
10/16/2011
Paul Phillips, conductor
Andrew Garland, baritone

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Stucky, Steven, Silent Spring
2/17/2012
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Previn, André, Triple Concerto
3/9/2012
André Previn, conductor
William Caballero, horn
George Vosburgh, trumpet
Craig Knox, tuba
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

Sorenson, Matthew, Concert Overture “Sonata in Sea”
10/15/2011
Steven Karidoyanes, conductor
Commissioned by Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

Portland Chamber Orchestra

Neilson, Duncan, The Monster
10/22/2011
Yaacov Bergman, conductor
Liz Gill Neilson, visual artist
Resonance Choral Ensemble
Commissioned by Portland Chamber Orchestra

PostClassical Ensemble
Schubert, Franz (arr. David Taylor), Arpeggione Concerto for Bass Trombone and Strings
3/31/2012
Angel Gil-Ordóñez, conductor
David Taylor, bass trombone
Commissioned by PostClassical Ensemble

Schubert, Franz (arr. David Taylor), Three Songs for Bass Trombone and Strings
03/31/2012
Angel Gil-Ordóñez, conductor
David Taylor, bass trombone
Commissioned by PostClassical Ensemble

Princeton Symphony
Cone, Edward T., Duchess of Malfi
11/13/2011
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Melissa Fajardo, contralto
Zach Borichevsky, tenor
Grigory Soloviov, bass-baritone

Cone, Edward T., La Figlia che Piange
11/13/2011
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Zach Borichevsky, tenor

Prokofiev, Sergei, Suite from Onegin*
2/9/2012
Rossen Milanov, conductor



Quad City Symphony Orchestra
Campbell, William, Coyote Dances*
3/31/2012
Mark Russell Smith, conductor

Queer Urban Orchestra
Berkhout, Bjorn, TBA
6/23/2012
Matthew Oberstein, conductor
Commissioned by Queer Urban Orchestra



Reno Philharmonic Orchestra
Shepherd, Sean, Desert Gardens
10/2/2011
Laura Jackson, conductor
Commissioned by Reno Philharmonic Association

River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

English, Paul, Lumiere Lunaire: Based upon a Poem by JoAnn Falletta
2/18/2012
Kazeem Abdullah, conductor
Commissioned by River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

Brandt, Anthony, Maternity—Women’s Voices Through the Ages
4/21/2012
Alastair Willis, conductor
Karol Bennett, soprano
David Eaglemann, librettist
Commissioned by River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

Roanoke Symphony Orchestra
Midkiff, Jeff, Concerto for Mandolin and Orchestra
10/3/2011
David Stewart Wiley, conductor
Jeff Midkiff, mandolin
Commissioned by Roanoke Symphony Orchestra



Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
Mackey, Steven, Piano Concerto Stumble to Grace
9/23/2011
David Robertson, conductor
Orli Shaham, piano
Commissioned by Saint Louis Symphony, Los Angeles Philharmonic, and New Jersey Symphony

Meyer, Edgar, Double Bass Concerto No. 3
9/30/2011
David Robertson, conductor
Edgar Meyer, double bass
Commissioned by Saint Louis Symphony

Manoury, Philippe, Synapse*
10/14/2011
David Robertson, conductor
James Ehnes, violin
Commissioned by SWR Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra and Saint Louis Symphony

San Antonio Symphony
Glanert, Detlev, Vier Präludien und Ernste Gesäsnge (Four Preludes and Serious Songs)*
11/11/2011
Sebastian Lang-Lessing, conductor
Morgan Smith, bass-baritone

San Francisco Symphony

Gubaidulina, Sofia, TBA*
11/17/2011
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony, Sydney Symphony, and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Subotnick, Morton, Jacob’s Room: Monodrama (2012)
3/11/2012
Conductor TBA
Joan La Barbara, vocalist
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

Adams, John, Absolute Jest
3/15/2012
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
St. Lawrence String Quartet: Geoff Nuttall and Scott St. John, violin; Lesley Robertson, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony and Carnegie Hall

Bates, Mason, Mass Transmission
3/15/2012
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Mason Bates, electronica
Paul Jacobs, organ
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

Monk, Meredith, TBA
3/18/2012
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

San José Chamber Orchestra
Touchi, Michael, Soleriana
8/28/2011
Barbara Day Turner, conductor
Danica Sena Gakovich, castanets
Commissioned by San José Chamber Orchestra

Wyman, Daniel, Ibbur (“Possession”)
10/30/2011
Barbara Day Turner, conductor
Del Sol String Quartet
Commissioned by San José Chamber Orchestra

Ruehr, Elena, TBA
1/8/2012
Barbara Day Turner, conductor
Jennifer Kloetzel, cello

San Luis Obispo Symphony
Bacewicz, Grazyna, Concerto No. 3 for Violin and Orchestra*
3/10/2012
Michael Nowak, conductor
Joanna Kurkowicz, violin

Mozart, Wolfgang (arr. Craig H. Russell), Horn Concerto No.5
2/4/2012
Michael Nowak, conductor
Richard Todd, horn
Commissioned by San Luis Obispo Symphony

Seattle Symphony
Brittelle, William, Obituary Birthday: A Requiem for Kurt Cobain
10/18/2011
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

Vu, Cuong, One
10/18/2011
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Cuong Vu, trumpet
Gus Carns, piano
Luke Bergman, double bass
Evan Woodle, drums
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

Nikolaev, Vladimir, The Sinewaveland: Homage to Jimi Hendrix
10/18/2011
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

Peterson, Phillip, TBA
10/18/2011
Lukovic Morlot, conductor
Hey Marseilles
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

Muhly, Nico, TBA
1/26/2012
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony, Kitchener Waterloo Symphony, and Winnipeg Symphony

Imeri, Damir, Fantasy on Two Folk Tunes*
4/19/2012
Susanna Mälkki, conductor
Simon Trpčeski, piano
Commissioned by Simon Trpčeski

Hagen, Daron Aric, “Five Sky Interludes” from Amelia
5/17/2012
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Commissioned by Gerard Schwarz

Hersch, Michael, Piano Concerto, Along the Ravines
5/15/2012
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Shai Wosner, piano

Diamond, David, Six Arias from The Noblest Game
5/17/2012
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Jennifer Zetlan, soprano

South Bay Philharmonic
Nielsen, Ludolf, Symphony No. 3, 1st movement*
11/11/2011
George Yefchak, conductor

Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Fuchs, Kenneth, Falling Man for Baritone and Orchestra
9/10/2011
Sarah Ioannides, conductor
James Maddalena, baritone
Don DeLillo, text; adapted by J.D. McClatchy

Tarrodi, Andrea, Zephyros*
3/31/2012
Sarah Ioannides, conductor

Springfield (OH) Symphony Orchestra
Wintergg, Steven, The Great Divide
3/31/2012
Peter Stafford Wilson, conductor

Stockton Symphony
Simoncic, Max, Concerto for Accordion
11/10/2011
Peter Jaffe, conductor
Peter Soave, accordion
Commissioned by Stockton Symphony

Dorman, Avner, Uzu and Muzu
3/8/2012
Peter Jaffe, conductor
Webster Williams, narrator
Graham Thompson, percussion
Michael Downing, percussion
Commissioned by Stockton Symphony



Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Kuzmenko, Larysa, Behold the Night for Children’s Chorus and Orchestra
9/22/2011
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Toronto Children’s Chorus
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Sheng, Bright, Tibetan Swing**
11/17/2011
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Eötvös, Peter, Seven for Violin and Orchestra**
3/1/2012
Peter Eötvös, conductor
Akiko Suwanai, violin

Eötvös, Peter, Replica for Viola and Orchestra
3/3/2012
Peter Eötvös, conductor
Teng Li, viola

Widmann, Jörg, Con Brio**
3/3/2012
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Eötvös, Peter, Cello Concerto Grosso
3/7/2012
Peter Eötvös, conductor
Joseph Johnson, cello
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Widmann, Jörg, Elegy for Clarinet and Orchestra
3/7/2012
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Jörg Widmann, clarinet

Richardson, Abigail, The Hockey Sweater
5/12/2012
Alain Trudel, conductor
Roch Carrier, narrator
Ken Dryden, host
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the National Arts Centre Orchestra

Yanov-Yanovsky, Dmitri, Night Music: Voice in the Leaves for Cello and Orchestra**
5/30/2012
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Yo-Yo Ma, cello

Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Paulus, Stephen, Prayers and Remembrances
9/11/2011
Eric Holtan, conductor
Tucson Chamber Artists
Commissioned by Tucson Chamber Artists

Ellisor, Connie, Concerto, title TBA
2/1/2012
George Hanson, conductor
Stephen Seifert, mountain dulcimer

DeMars, James, Desert Solitude
2/10/2012
George Hanson, conductor
R. Carlos Nakai, Native American flute



Utah Symphony
Jarrell, Michael, Concerto pour Violoncelle
2/3/2012
Thierry Fischer, conductor
Jean-Guihen Queryas, cello
Commissioned by Utah Symphony, Orchestre National de Lyon, Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg, and Orchestre de la Suisse Romande



Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Paterson, Robert, Dark Mountains
9/23/2011
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Commissioned by Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Youth Orchestra Association
Paterson, Robert, TBA*
5/6/2012
Jeffrey Domoto, conductor
VYO Chorus & Vermont Youth Concert Chorale
Commissioned by Vermont Youth Orchestra, Meet The Composer, and Music Alive



Walla Walla Symphony
Berry, William, fanTAStic, A Celebration of 25 Fantastic Years for Brass and Percussion
11/1/2011
Yaacov Bergman, conductor
Commissioned by Walla Walla Symphony

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra
Danielpour, Richard, Come Up From the Fields Father
11/11/2011
André Raphel, conductor
Randall Scarlata, baritone
Elisa Kohanski, cello
Commissioned by Wheeling Symphony Orchestra, Manhattan School of Music, and Vermont Symphony Orchestra



Youth Orchestra of Greater Fort Worth
Stephen Wood, Piano Concerto No.1 in F Major
10/30/2011
German Gutierrez, conductor
Gabriela Martinez, piano