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

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

TBA
Palo Alto Philharmonic
4/14/2012
Commissioned by Palo Alto Philharmonic

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

Adams, John
Absolute Jest
San Francisco Symphony
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

The Gospel According to the Other Mary

Los Angeles Philharmonic
5/31/2012
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

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

La Giró*
Los Angeles Philharmonic
2/28/2012
Reinbert de Leeuw, conductor

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

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



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

Baker, Renée C.
Torrefaction Triptych
Chicago Modern Orchestra Project
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
Chicago Modern Orchestra Project
1/1/2012
Renee C. Baker, conductor

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

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

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

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

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

Beeson, Sean
Prometheus*
Central Ohio Symphony
3/4/2012
Jaime Morales-Matos, conductor
Jeff Queen, percussion/snare drum

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

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

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

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

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

Biondi, Craig
Jericho
Brazos Valley Symphony
4/22/2012
Marcelo Bussiki, conductor

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

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

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

Brubeck, Chris

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

Clyne, Anna
Night Ferry
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
2/9/2012
Riccardo Muti, conductor
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Collins, Edward Joseph

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

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

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

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

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



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

Come Up From the Fields Father
Wheeling Symphony Orchestra
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

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

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

Darmiento, Frank
TBA
Chandler Symphony Orchestra
2/3/2012
Frank Darmiento, conductor
Commissioned by Chandler Symphony Orchestra

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

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

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

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

Dean, Brett
Testament*
Azusa Pacific University Symphony Orchestra
2/3/2012
Christopher Russell, conductor

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

Desner, Bryce
TBA for Electric Guitars and Orchestra
American Composers Orchestra
10/22/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Bryce and Aaron Dessner, electric guitars
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

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

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

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

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

Dossett, Laurelyn (arr. Aaron Grad)
The Gathering
North Carolina Symphony
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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

Frank, Gabriela Lena
Concerto For Orchestra
Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
5/4/2012
José-Luis Novo, conductor
Commissioned by Annapolis Symphony Orchestra

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

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

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



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

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

Glanert, Detlev

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

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

Glass, Philip

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

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

Symphony No. 9*
American Composers Orchestra
1/31/2012
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor

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

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




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

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

Hailstork, Adolphus
Zora! We’re Calling You
Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra
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

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

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

Havergal, Brian
Symphony No. 27*
Orange County High School of the Arts Symphony Orchestra
3/10/2012
Christopher Russell, conductor

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

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

Hedges, John B.
Fastball
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
3/23/2012
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor

Hersch, Michael
Night Pieces
The Cleveland Orchestra
3/15/2012
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Michael Sachs, trumpet
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

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

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

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

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



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

Ippolito, Patrick

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



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

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

Jarrell, Michael
Concerto pour Violoncelle
Utah Symphony
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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

Kats-Chernin, Elena
Re-collecting ASTORoids*
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music
8/6/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

Lee, Paul Yeon
Echo of a Dream
American Composers Orchestra
10/22/2011
George Manahan, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

Mantra Blue Free Ensemble AACM vocal ensemble

William Porter, assistant conductor
Saalik Ziyad, vocalist
Ann Ward, vocalist
TaalibDin Ziyad, vocalist
Melanie Clevert-Serapa, vocalist
Commissioned by Chicago Modern Orchestra Project

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

Matthew James Briggs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mizuno, Shuko
Symphonic Poem: Natsu
Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music
8/6/2011
Marin Alsop, conductor

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

Nicolaou, Vassos
Navigate*
New World Symphony
3/9/2012
Michael Linville, conductor
New World Symphony

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

Richman, Lucas
Salutation
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
5/6/2012
Lucas Richman, conductor

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

Roberts, Marcus
TBA
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
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

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

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

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

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

Ruehr, Elena
TBA
San José Chamber Orchestra
1/8/2012
Barbara Day Turner, conductor
Jennifer Kloetzel, cello



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

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

Salonen, Esa-Pekka
Nyx*
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
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

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

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

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

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

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

Suite for String Orchestra
Northwest Symphony Orchestra
2/10/2012
Anthony Spain, conductor

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

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

Shepherd Sean
TBA
National Symphony Orchestra
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

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

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

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

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

Slayton, Michael K.
Fifth Prelude
Brazos Valley Symphony
10/9/2011
Marcelo Bussiki, conductor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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

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

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

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

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



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



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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

Yun, Du
Kraken
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
5/11/2012
Leonard Slatkin, conductor

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


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

Shadows for Piano and Orchestra
Louisiana Philharmonic 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