2012-13 Premieres List

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. Titles and names not provided by the orchestras in the survey are designated TBA. The list is compiled based on responses to a League of American Orchestras survey and is not meant to be comprehensive.

A go-to source for information on upcoming premieres, the list demonstrates the artistic vitality of orchestras across the continent, and serves as an invaluable tool for press and orchestra professionals alike. Please contact Symphony Assistant Editor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions or concerns regarding the list.

Following are 2012-13 premieres listed by composer

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Alabama Symphony Orchestra
Greenstein, Judd, TBA
2/14/2013
(World premiere)
Justin Brown, conductor
Commissioned by Alabama Symphony Orchestra

Allentown Symphony Orchestra
Wittry, Diane, Concerto for Home-made Instruments and Orchestra
5/3/2013
(World premiere)
Diane Wittry, conductor
Soloists TBA
Commissioned by Allentown Symphony Orchestra

American Composers Orchestra
Serebrier, Jose, Flute Concerto with Tango
10/26/2012
(U.S. premiere)
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Sharon Bezaly, flute

Prangcharoen, Narong, The Migration of Lost Souls
10/26/2012
(World premiere)
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Commissioned by ACO/Underwood

Paranosic, Milica, The Tiger’s Wife Prologue for electronics, projections and orchestra
10/26/2012
(World premiere)
Jose Serebrier, conductor
Carmen Kordas, projections
David Chambers, librettist
Lori Cotler, vocalist
Commissioned by ACO/LVMH

Blaha, Kyle, Sinfonietta
01/18/2013
(World premiere)
George Manahan, conductor
Commissioned by ACO/Jerome Foundation

Zhou Long, Bell Drum Tower
1/18/2013
(U.S. premiere)
George Manahan, conductor

Soper, Kate, now is forever he whispered: Orpheus and Eurydice for voice and orchestra
1/18/2013
(World premiere)
George Manahan, conductor
Kate Soper, vocalist
Jorie Graham, poet
Commissioned by ACO/Peter Heller Fund

Du Yun, Slow Portraits
4/5/2013
(World premiere)
George Manahan, conductor

Visconti, Dan, Consciousness Change
4/5/2013
(World premiere)
George Manahan, conductor

Herion, Troy, New York City Symphony
4/5/2013
(World premiere)
George Manahan, conductor

Lustig, Raymond J., Latency Canons
4/5/2013
(World premiere)
George Manahan, conductor

Saint Croixe, Judith, TBA
4/5/2013
(World premiere)
George Manahan, conductor
Andrew Bolotowsky, American indigenous flutes
Oren Fader, electric guitar

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Dorman, Avner, Concerto for Cello and Orchestra
2/23/2013
(World premiere)
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor
Inbal Segev, cello
Commissioned by Inbal Segev, Musica Nova Commissioning Club of Anchorage Symphony Orchestra, The Youngstown Symphony Society, and Hudson Valley Philharmonic

Annapolis Symphony Orchestra
Frank, Gabriela Lena, Requiem for a Magical America: El Dia de los Muertos
11/2/2012
(World premiere)
Jose-Luis Novo, conductor
Commissioned by Annapolis Symphony Orchestra with funding from Meet The Composer

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Gandolfi, Michael, Concerto for Clarinet and Strings
1/10/2013
(World premiere)
Robert Spano, conductor
Laura Ardan, clarinet
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Roberts, Marcus, Piano Concerto (title TBA)
4/4/2013
(World premiere)
Robert Spano, conductor
Marcus Roberts, piano
Marcus Roberts Trio
Commissioned by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Kurth, Michael, TBA
4/4/2013
(World premiere)
Robert Spano, conductor
Commissioned by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Austin Symphony
Hill, Edward Burlingame, Symphony No. 4 in E-flat major, Op. 47
5/31/2013
(World premiere)
Peter Bay, conductor

Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra
Gunning, Christopher, Hector’s Return
11/03/2012
(World premiere)
John Farrer, conductor

Davis, Doug, Passion’s Glance
04/13/2013
(World premiere)
John Farrer, conductor
Commissioned by Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra

Kerem, Mihkel, Fanfare
5/11/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Conductor TBA

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra
Amundson, Steven, Handprints
02/17/2013
(World premiere)
Cheung Chau, conductor
Commissioned by Bloomington Symphony Orchestra

Boston Symphony Orchestra
Saariaho, Kaija, Circle Map for orchestra and electronics
11/1/2012
(U.S. premiere)
Juanjo Mena, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orcestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Orchestre National de France, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

Thomas, Augusta Read, Cello Concerto No. 3
3/14/2013
(World premiere)
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Lynn Harrell, cello
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

Brown University Orchestra
Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Mario, The Tragedy of Coriolanus Overture, op. 135
9/28/2012
(U.S. premiere)
Paul Phillips, conductor

Burgess, Anthony, Blooms of Dublin Overture
3/1/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Paul Phillips, conductor

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Ewazen, Eric, Triple Trombone Concerto
11/16/2012
(World premiere)
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
Jonathan Lombardo, tenor trombone
Timothy Smith, tenor trombone
Jeffrey Dee, bass trombone
Commissioned by Buffalo Philharmonic

Papageorgiou, Christos, Pyrrichios
03/16/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Matthew Kraemer, conductor
Commissioned by Odessa Philharmonic

Gordon, Geoffrey, Concerto for Flute
4/5/2013
(World premiere)
Christoph Mueller, conductor
Carol Wincenc, flute
Commissioned by Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Canton Symphony Orchestra
Benjamin, Eric, TBA
12/16/2012
(World premiere)
Matthew Brown, conductor
Canton Symphony Chorus
Commissioned by Canton Symphony Orchestra

Baker, Claude, Canti Guerrieri ed Amorosi (Songs of Love and War)
3/23/2013
(World premiere)
Gerhardt Zimmermann, conductor
Commissioned by Canton Symphony Orchestra

Central Ohio Symphony
Morales-Matos, Sonia Ivette, Divertimento Caribeno No. 4 for cello and orchestra
10/13/2012
(World premiere)
Jaime Morales-Matos, conductor
Jesus Morales, Cello

Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra
Berk, Stacey, Avian Suite
10/13/2012
(World premiere)
Patrick Miles, conductor

Young, Charles Rochester, TBA
4/20/2013
(World premiere)
Patrick Miles, conductor
Commissioned by Central Wisconsin Symphony Orchestra

Charleston Symphony Orchestra
Demos, Nickitas, Beautiful Kingdoms of Sound In 3 Movements
11/22/2012
(World premiere)
Yiorgos Vassilandonakis, conductor
Commissioned by Magnetic South Series

Goodwin, Gordon (“Dick”), TBA
03/22/2013
(World premiere)
Yiorgos Vassilandonakis, conductor

Karchin, Louis, Four Songs on Poems of Seamus Heaney
03/22/2013
(World premiere)
Yiorgos Vassilandonakis, conductor

Skoryk, TBA
03/22/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Conductor TBA

Di Consilio, Florencia, Piano Concerto
03/26/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Yuriy Bekker, conductor
Enrique Graf, Piano

Chicago Sinfonietta
Bayolo, Armando, Vivian Fung, Jonathan Holland, and Chris Rogerson, ChiScape - A Work in Four Movements
06/08/2013
(World premiere)
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Commissioned by Chicago Sinfonietta

Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Rouse, Christopher, Heimdall’s Trumpet for Trumpet and Orchestra
12/20/2012
(World premiere)
Jaap van Zweden, conductor
Christopher Martin, trumpet
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Clyne, Anna, TBA
2/25/2013
(World premiere)
Benjamin Schwartz, conductor
Commissioned by MusicNOW Series

Bates, Mason, TBA
6/3/2013
(World premiere)
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by MusicNOW series

The Cleveland Orchestra
Paulus, Stephen, Violin Concerto No. 3
10/11/2012
(World premiere)
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
William Preucil, violin
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra, Linda and Jack Hoeschler, and Peter and Mary Dahlen

Pintscher, Matthias, Chute d’Étoiles
11/8/2012
(U.S. premiere)
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Michael Sachs, trumpet
Jack Sutte, trumpet
Commissioned by Roche Commissions: a partnership between Roche, the Lucerne Festival, Carnegie Hall, and The Cleveland Orchestra

Shephard, Sean, TBA
1/17/2013
(World premiere)
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Des Moines Symphony
Heitzeg, Steve, Symphony in Sculpture
09/29/2012
(World premiere)
Joseph Giunta, conductor
Commissioned by Des Moines Symphony

Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Sierra, Roberto, Christmas Cantata
12/13/2012
(World premiere)
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Turner, Kerry, Concerto for Horn and Orchestra (“The Gothic”)
5/23/2013
(World premiere)
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Karl Pituch, horn
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Mazzoli, Missy, TBA
6/1/2013
(World premiere)
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra in memory of Elaine Lebenbom

Eugene Symphony
Svoboda, Tomáš, Clarinet Concerto
04/18/2013
(World premiere)
Danail Rachev, conductor
Michael Anderson, clarinet
Commissioned by Eugene Symphony

Fort Wayne Philharmonic
Mann, Adrian, Gaetano Variations for Trombone and Orchestra (In Memoriam, Thomas Gaetano Briccetti)
10/19/2012
(World premiere)
Sameer Patel, conductor
David Cooke, trombone
Commissioned by Fort Wayne Philharmonic

Lilburn, Douglas, A Song of Islands
11/17/2012
(U.S. premiere)
James Judd, conductor

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
López, Jimmy, Perú Negro
5/17/2012
(World premiere)
Miguel Harth Bedoya, conductor
Commissioned by Fort Worth Symphony for its Centennial Season

Georgia Symphony Orchestra
Harville, Grant, Orchestral Suite
10/13/2012
(World premiere)
Grant Harville, conductor
Commissioned by Georgia Symphony Orchestra

Chamberlain, Nicole, Ogeechee
10/13/2012
(World premiere)
Michael Alexander, conductor
Commissioned by Georgia Symphony Orchestra

Lindgren, Erik, Extreme Spirituals
10/13/2012
(World premiere)
Michael Alexander, conductor
Oral Moses, Baritone
Commissioned by Georgia Symphony Orchestra

Glens Falls Symphony
Laderman, Ezra, Canto V
11/10/2012
(World premiere)
Charles Peltz, conductor

Grand Rapids Symphony
Wood, Shannon, Concerto for Section Percussion and Orchestra (“Three Shades of Lyricism”)
9/21/2012
(World premiere)
David Lockington, conductor
David Hall, percussion
Eric Sooy, percussion
William Vits, percussion
Shannon Wood, timpani
Commissioned by Grand Rapids Symphony

Green Bay Symphony Orchestra
Grey, Mark, Overture
03/09/2013
(World premiere)
Donato Cabrera, conductor

IRIS Orchestra
Clyne, Anna, Double Violin Concerto (“Prince of Clouds”)
11/3/2012
(World premiere)
Michael Stern, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin
Jennifer Koh, violin
Commissioned by IRIS Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, and Curtis Institute of Music

ISO Symphony/InterSchool Orchestras of New York
Liebermann, Lowell, Air for Flute and Orchestra
02/02/2012
(World premiere)
Jeffrey Grogan, conductor
Stefán Ragnar Höskuldsson, flute
Commissioned by InterSchool Orchestras of New York in celebration of its 40th anniversary

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
Colina, Michael Dalmau, Sobre las Olas (“Over the Waves”) for organ and orchestra
10/11/2012
(World premiere)
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Felix Hell, organ
In partnership with Riverside Fine Arts Association
Commissioned by Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Dr. Ross Krueger and Jean Krueger

Kansas City Symphony
Schoenberg, Adam, TBA
02/01/2013
(World premiere)
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by Kansas City Symphony

Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra
Lee, Damon Thomas, TBA
5/5/2013
(World premiere)
Edward Polochick, conductor
Lincoln Youth Symphony
Commissioned by Lincoln’s Symphony Orchestra

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra

Mackey, Steven, TBA
4/27/2013
Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor
Commissioned by Long Beach Symphony Orchestra and Aquarium of the Pacific

Longy Conservatory Orchestra
Brust, Paul, TBA
3/8/2013
(World premiere)
Julian Pellicano, conductor
Commissioned by the Longy School of Music and Bard College

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Wallfisch, Benjamin, Violin Concerto
11/10/2012
(World premiere)
Benjamin Wallfisch, conductor
Tereza Stanislav, violin

Norman, Andrew, TBA
4/20/2013
(World premiere)
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s “Sound Investment” program

Gonzalez-Pioli, Hugo, The Love of Zero
5/18/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Kenneth Munday, bassoon

Los Angeles Philharmonic
Stucky, Steven, TBA
09/28/2012
(World premiere)
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Bjarnason, Daníel, Bow to String
10/16/2012
(U.S. premiere)
John Adams, conductor

Tan Dun, Percussion Concerto
1/4/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Eötvös, Peter, Violin Concerto
1/18/2013
(World premiere)
Pablo Heras-Casado, conductor
Midori, violin
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Shorter, Wayne, TBA
2/9/2013
(World premiere)
Conductor TBA
Esperanza Spalding, double bass
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Unsuk Chin, TBA
2/26/2013
(World premiere)
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Poppe, Enno, Markt
4/12/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Susanna Mälkki, conductor

Marks, Matt, TBA for ensemble and singer
4/16/2013
(World premiere)
Alan Pierson, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Hearne, Ted, TBA
04/18/2013
(World premiere)
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic Association

Memphis Symphony Orchestra
Gandolfi, Michael, TBA
4/13/2013
(World premiere)
Mei-Ann Chen, conductor
Commissioned by Memphis Symphony Orchestra

National Arts Centre Orchestra
Lindberg, Magnus, Violin Concerto
2/21/2013
(Canadian premiere)
John Storgårds, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Commissioned by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Barbian Centre, Casa da Música-Porto, and Swedish Chamber Orchestra

The National Philharmonic
Gerber, Steven, Two Lyric Pieces
3/2/2013
(World premiere)
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
Elena Urioste, violin

New Haven Symphony Orchestra
Stock, David, Taking Sides Concerto for two violins, strings & percussion
10/04/2012
(World premiere)
William Boughton, conductor
Ani Kavafian, violin
Ida Kavafian, violin
Commissioned by Erie Philharmonic (for its 100th anniversary) and the New Haven Symphony

New World Symphony
Mumford, Jeffrey, a dance into reflected daylight
9/22/2012
(World premiere)
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by the Sphinx Consortium: Chautauqua Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Detroit Symphony, Grand Rapids Symphony, Milwaukee Symphony, Nashville Symphony, New World Symphony, and Sphinx Symphony

Saariaho, Kaija, Clarinet Concerto (“D’om Le Vrais Sens”)
12/15/2012
(U.S. premiere)
Susanna Mälkki, conductor

Di Castri, Zosha, TBA
April, 2013
(World premiere)
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by New World Symphony, San Francisco Symphony, and publisher Boosey & Hawkes as part of “New Voices”

New York Philharmonic
Akiho, Andy, TBA
12/21/2012
(World premiere)
Jayce Ogren, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

Vaclavik, Jude, TBA
12/21/2012
(World premiere)
Jayce Ogren, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

Chin, Unsuk, Gougalon
4/5/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Commissioned by Ensemble Modern, Siemens Arts Program, and Ensemble Intercontemporain.

Ruders, Poul, Oboe Concerto
4/5/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Liang Wang, oboe

Robin, Yann, Backdraft
4/5/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic and Fundação Casa da Música, Portugal

Murail, Tristan, Le Desenchantement du monde
4/11/2013
(U.S. premiere)
David Robertson, conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic, Bavarian Radio, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, and Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

Rouse, Christopher, Prospero’s Rooms
4/17/2013
(World premiere)
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

Hillborg, Anders, Song Cycle
4/26/2013
(World premiere)
Alan Gilberg, conductor
Renee Fleming, soprano
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic and Carnegie Hall

New York Youth Symphony
Zucker, Gabriel, Universal at Midnight
11/25/2012
(World premiere)
Joshua Gersen, conductor
NYYS Jazz Band
Commissioned by First Music

Dooley, Paul, Run for the Sun
3/24/2013
(World premiere)
Joshua Gersen, conductor
Commissioned by First Music

Glover, John, Natural Systems
5/26/2013
(World premiere)
Joshua Gersen, conductor
Evan Hughes, bass-baritone
Commissioned by First Music

Orchestra Iowa
Daugherty, Michael, American Gothic
5/4/2013
(World premiere)
Timothy Hankewich, conductor
Commissioned by Orchestra Iowa

Orchestra of St. Luke’s
Shepherd, Sean, TBA
3/3/2013
(World premiere)
Commissioned by St. Luke’s Chamber Ensemble

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Thomas, Augusta Read, Earth Echoes
10/11/2012
(World premiere)
Sasha Cooke, mezzo soprano
Nathan Gunn, baritone
Commissioned by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Mehldau, Brad, Variations for Piano and Orchestra on a Melancholy Theme
11/17/2012
(World premiere)
Brad Mehldau, piano
Commissioned by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Shorter, Wayne, Music for Jazz Quartet and Chamber Orchestra
2/1/2013
(World premiere)
Wayne Shorter, saxophone
Danilo Perez, piano
John Patitucci, bass
Brian Blade, drums
Commissioned by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Kahane, Gabriel, TBA
04/27/2013
(World premiere)
Gabriel Kahane, vocalist
Commissioned by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

The Philadelphia Orchestra
Frank, Gabriela Lena, TBA
10/25/2012
(World premiere)
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Commissioned by The Philadelphia Orchestra

Golijov, Osvaldo, Violin Concerto
1/16/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Leonidas Kavakos, violin
Commissioned by Carnegie Hall, Barbican Centere, and Berlin Philharmonic

Knussen, Oliver, TBA
2/21/2013
(World premiere)
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Commissioned by The Philadelphia Orchestra and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Willi, Herbert, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (“Sacrosanto”)
11/1/2012
(World premiere—at Musikverein, Vienna)
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Nikolaj Znaider, violin
Commissioned by Musikverein for the Pittsburgh Symphony residency

Bates, Mason, Violin Concerto
12/7/2012
(World premiere)
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Anne Akiko Meyers, violin
Commissioned by Anne Akiko Meyers with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Mason Bates, TBA
4/5/2013
(World premiere)
Mason Bates, conductor
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Christopher Theofanidis, The Gift
04/26/2013
(World premiere)
Manfred Honeck, conductor
Anthony Dean Griffey, tenor
Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Princeton Symphony Orchestra
Zhou Tian, The Grand Canal
10/7/2007
(U.S. premiere)
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Commissioned by Hangzhou Federation of Literary and Art Circles

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
Assad, Clarice, Album de Familia
10/14/2012
(World premiere)
Timothy Russell, conductor
Sergio Assad, guitar
Odair Assad, guitar
Commissioned by the State Auto Group, members of the New Music Network, and the National Endowment for the Arts

Kernis, Aaron Jay, Concerto for Cello and Chamber Orchestra
4/20/2013
(World premiere)
Timothy Russell, conductor
Joshua Roman, cello

Quad City Symphony Orchestra
Campbell, William, Coyote Dances
03/31/2012
(World premiere)
Mark Russell Smith, conductor
Commissioned by Quad City Symphony Orchestra

Rhode Island Philharmonic
Fritze, Gregory, Waterplace Park
04/13/2013
(World premiere)
Larry Rachleff, conductor
Commissioned by Rhode Island Philharmonic

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Campogrande, Nicola, Urban Gardens
11/15/2012
(World premiere)
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Emanuele Arciuli, piano
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Adams, John Luther, Become River
4/18/2013
(World premiere)
Steven Schick, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Pintscher, Matthias, Bereshit (In the Beginning)
5/24/2013
(World premiere)
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Jaeger, Shawn, TBA
5/30/2013
(World premiere)
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

San Francisco Symphony
Atovmyan, Levon, arr. Prokofiev, Ivan the Terrible
10/18/2012
(U.S. premiere)
Vladimir Jurowski, conductor

Volkert, Mark, Pandora
12/5/2012
(World premiere)
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

Holloway, Robin, arr. Debussy, TBA
1/10/2013
(World premiere)
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Renée Fleming, soprano
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

Fedele, Ivan, Scena
6/13/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Robert Abbado, conductor

Santa Rosa Symphony
Gasser, Nolan, Sonoma Overture
9/30/2012
(World premiere)
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Jeffrey Kahane, piano

Campion, Edmund, The Last Internal Combustion Engine
10/6/2012
(World premiere)
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Kronos Quartet

Matalon, Martin, De Tiempo y de Metal
11/3/2012
(U.S. premiere)
Bruno Ferrandis, conductor
Jean-Philippe Collard, piano

Seattle Symphony
Fujikura, Dai, Concerto for Five Soloists and Orchestra (“Mina”)
10/18/2012
(World premiere)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony with Bamberg Symphony and the Nagoya Philharmonic

Gardner, Alexandra, TBA
10/26/2012
(World premiere)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Alan White, percussion
Commissioned for Seattle Symphony’s Sonic Evolution Project

Hesketh, Ken, Knotted Tongues for Orchestra
10/26/2012
(World premiere)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
Commissioned for Seattle Symphony’s Sonic Evolution Project

Sierra, Arlene, TBA
10/26/2012
(World premiere)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE)
Commissioned for Seattle Symphony’s Sonic Evolution Project

Teske, Scott, TBA
10/26/2012
(World premiere)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Commissioned for Seattle Symphony’s Sonic Evolution Project

Carter, Elliott, Instances
2/7/2013
(World premiere)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor

Zavaro, Pascal, La Bataille de San Romano
4/25/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony and Radio France

Adams, John Luther, Become Ocean
6/20/2013
(World premiere)
Ludovic Morlot, conductor
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

Southern Arizona Symphony Orchestra
Vosk, Jay, Running the Rim
10/6/2012
(World premiere)
Linus Lerner, conductor

White, Richard, “If Life Were As It Seems” from Rappaccini’s Daughter
2/23/2013
(World premiere)
Linus Lerner, conductor
Christi Amonson, soprano

Fine, Peter, Landscapes
5/18/2013
(World premiere)
Linus Lerner, conductor

Temple University Symphony Orchestra
Michael Daugherty, Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra
3/24/2013
(World premiere)
Luis Biava, conductor
Carol Jantsch, tuba
Commissioned by Temple University, Boyer College of Music and Dance

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra
Pal, Jordan, Triple Concerto
03/28/2013
(World premiere)
Arthur Post, conductor
Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin
Roman Borys, cello
Jamie Parker, piano
Gryphon Trio
Commissioned by Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Richman, Lucas, Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant
10/27/2012
(Canadian premiere)
Lucas Richman, conductor
Anna Vertypolokh, piano
Annie Zhou, piano
Jack Prelutsky, narrator

Lieberson, Peter, Neruda Songs
1/31/2013
(Canadian premiere)
Robert Spano, conductor
Kelley O’Connor, mezzo-soprano
Jack Prelutsky, narrator

Bates, Mason, Alternative Energy
3/2/2013
(Canadian premiere)
Carolyn Kuan, conductor
Mason Bates, electronics

Machover, Tod, Jeux Deux
3/2/2013
(Canadian premiere)
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Michael Chertock, piano
Jack Prelutsky, narrator

Machover, Tod, Sparkler
3/7/2013
(Canadian premiere)
Carolyn Kuan, conductor

Maratka, Krystof, Vábení
3/7/2013
(North American premiere)
Peter Oundjian, conductor

Pallett, Owen, Violin Concerto
3/7/2013
(North American premiere)
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Co-commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Barbican Centre

Machover, Tod, A Toronto Symphony: Concerto for Composer and City
3/9/2013
(World premiere)
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Mackey, Steven, Four Iconoclastic Episodes
3/9/2013
(Canadian premiere)
Carolyn Kuan, conductor
Pekka Kuusisto, violin
Steven Mackey, electric guitar

Stainland, Andrew, TBA
3/9/2013
(World premiere)
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Lieberson, Peter, Songs of Love and Sorrow
5/22/2013
(Canada premiere)
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Klara Ek, soprano
Gerald Finley, bass-baritone

Meyer, Edgar, Concerto for Violin and Double Bass
06/5/2013
(Canadian premiere)
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Joshua Bell, violin
Edgar Meyer, double bass
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Lau, Kevin, TBA
06/12/2013
(World premiere)
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

University of South Carolina Symphony Orchestra
Bellinati, Paulo, Concerto for Two Guitars
4/25/2013
(U.S. premiere)
Donald Portnoy, conductor
Brasil Guitar Duo

Utah Symphony
Holt, Simon, TBA
04/26/2013
(World premiere)
Thierry Fischer, conductor
Commissioned by Utah Symphony

Vancouver Symphony
Adams, John, El Niño
12/15/2012
(Canadian premiere)
Leslie Dala, conductor
Jessica Rivera, soprano
Krisztina Szabó, mezzo-soprano
Daniel Brubeck, countertenor
Brian Cummings, countertenor
Gregory Dahl, baritone
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony, Barbican Centre/BBC, and Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts

Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Feurzeig, David, High Water
09/21/2012
(World premiere)
Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Commissioned by Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Ludwig, David, Concerto for Two Violins (“Seasons”)
3/8/2013
(World premiere)
Vinay Parameswaran, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin
Jennifer Koh, violin
Commissioned by Delaware Symphony Orchestra and The Curtis Institute

Victoria (B.C.) Symphony
Oesterle, Michael, New World: Crossings
9/17/2012
(World premiere)
Tania Miller, conductor
Commissioned by the Victoria Symphony and Canada Council for the Arts

Schafer, R. Murray, Figures in the Night Passing
11/17/2012
(World premiere)
Tania Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Hugh Davidson for the Victoria Symphony

Chan Ka Nin, TBA
3/15/2013
(World premiere)
Tania Miller, conductor
Soloists TBA
Commissioned by Victoria Symphony, Toronto Arts Council, the City of Victoria, and the Victoria Foundation

Oesterle, Michael, New World: Of Hope and Refuge
5/12/2013
(World premiere)
Tania Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Victoria Symphony with support from the Canada Council for the Arts

Warren Symphony Orchestra
Herald, Terry, On Greenstone Island
11/11/2012
(World premiere)
Gregory Cunningham, conductor
Commissioned by Warren Symphony Orchestra (40th anniversary commission)

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra
Kenneth Fuchs, TBA
06/20/2013
(World premiere)
André Raphel, conductor
Commissioned by Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

Youth Orchestras of Fresno
Benjamin Boone, TBA
05/26/2013
(World premiere)
Thomas Loewenheim, conductor
Narrator TBA
Commissioned by Youth Orchestras of Fresno