2003-04 Premieres List by orchestra

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

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


Akron Symphony Orchestra

Woolf, Randall, Women at an Exhibition
27-Mar-04
Ya-Hui Wang, conductor
Commissioned by Akron Art Museum, funded by a grant from the American Composers Forum's "Continental Harmony" project

Alabama Symphony Orchestra

Mason, Dr. Charles, Expressway: A Tribute to Elton B. Stephens
9-Jan-04
Richard Westerfield, conductor
Commissioned by Richard Westerfield

Alarm Will Sound

*Birtwistle, Harrison, Theseus Game
5-Dec-03
Alan Pierson, conductor

Kernis, Aaron Jay, Concerto for Toy Piano and Chamber Orchestra
9-Dec-03
Alan Pierson, conductor
Margaret Leng Tan, toy piano

Gordon, Michael, TBA
9-May-04
Alan Pierson, conductor

Albany (N.Y.) Symphony Orchestra

Frank, Gabriela, ¡Huifalitay!
18-Sep-03
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by New Voices - Albany Symphony Orchestra

Levin, Todd, TBA
11-Dec-03
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by New Voices - Albany Symphony Orchestra

Dramm, David, Underground Railroad
19-Feb-04
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by New Voices - Albany Symphony Orchestra

Chang, Dorothy, Short Stories
19-Mar-04
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by New Voices - Albany Symphony Orchestra

Matheson, James, TBA
23-Apr-04
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by New Voices - Albany Symphony Orchestra

Allentown Symphony Orchestra

Del Aguila, Miguel, Clarinet Concerto
8-Nov-03
Diane Wittry, conductor
Richard Stoltzman, clarinet
Commissioned by West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Altoona Symphony Orchestra

Goodman, Todd, Fanfare of a New Era
11-Oct-03
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Commissioned by Altoona Symphony Orchestra

Powell, Keith, A Misty Laurel Entrada
6-Dec-03
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Commissioned by Altoona Symphony Orchestra

Galbraith, Nancy, A Festive Violet Pulse
31-Jan-04
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Commissioned by Altoona Symphony Orchestra

Villani, Dave, Legacy Fanfare
28-Feb-04
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Commissioned by Altoona Symphony Orchestra

Barsom, Paul, TBA
3-Apr-04
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Commissioned by Altoona Symphony Orchestra

American Composers Orchestra

Bielawa, Lisa, The Right Weather
27-Feb-04
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by The Helen F. Whitaker Fund

Gordon, Michael, Gotham
27-Feb-04
Steven Sloane, conductor
With filmmaker Bill Morrison, visual artist Laurie Olinder, director Bob McGrath
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Lewis, George, Virtual Concerto
28-Apr-04
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Singleton, Alvin, TBA
28-Apr-04
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by The Serge Koussevitzky Foundation in the Library of Congress and American Composers Orchestra

American Symphony Orchestra

*Schreker, Franz, Symphonic Interlude from Der Schatzgräber
8-Feb-04
Leon Botstein, conductor

*Hindemith, Paul, Das Nusch-Nuschi, Op. 20
5-Mar-04
Leon Botstein, conductor
Chorus TBA
Soloists TBA

*Bridge, Frank, Isabella, Symphonic Poem After Keats
2-Apr-04
Leon Botstein, conductor

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra

Munger, Philip, Piano Concerto, Op. 72
6-Mar-04
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor
Juliana Osinchuk, piano
Commissioned by Anchorage Symphony Orchestra Commissioning Club

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

Daugherty, Michael, Silent Movies
15-Nov-03
Arie Lipsky, conductor
Steven Ball, theater organ
Commissioned by Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, West Shore Symphony Orchestra, Rockford Symphony Orchestra, Michigan Theater

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Corigliano, John, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
18-Sep-03
Marin Alsop, conductor
Commissioned by Commissioned by Baltimore Symphony, Dallas Symphony, Atlanta Symphony, and San Francisco Ballet Association

Torke, Michael, TBA
18-Oct-03
David Alan Miller, conductor

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

*Nodaira, Ichiro, La Corde du Feu (Fire Strings)
21-Jan-04
Kent Nagano, conductor
David Tanenbaum, electric guitar

Sekiya, Naomi, Double Guitar Concerto
21-Jan-04
Kent Nagano, conductor
Duo Astor, guitars
Commissioned by Berkeley Symphony

Tanaka, Karen, Cello Concerto
16-Mar-04
Kent Nagano, conductor
Joan Jeanrenaud, cello
Commissioned by Berkeley Symphony

Binghamton Philharmonic

*Montsalvatge, Xavier, Sortilegis
15-Nov-03
Jose-Luis Novo, conductor

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Carter, Elliott, Micomicòn
15-Jan-04
James Levine, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

*Suk, Joseph, A Summer's Tale
12-Feb-04
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor

Musgrave, Thea, Turbulent Landscapes
1-Apr-04
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

*Nyman, Michael, Violin Concerto
22-Apr-04
Mario Venzago, conductor
Gidon Kremer, violin

Brevard Symphony Orchestra

Smith, Greg, Mr. Smith's Bowl of Notes
10-Feb-04
Christopher Confessore, conductor
Gregory Smith, narrator
Commissioned by Brevard Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its 50th Anniversary Season - to be premiered at the orchestra's annual Fifth Grade Concerts.

Basler, Paul, TBA
20-Mar-04
Christopher Confessore, conductor
Commissioned by Brevard Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its 50th anniversary season.

Brooklyn Philharmonic

Currier, Nathan, Gaian Variations: an oratorio on texts about the Gaia Hypothesis
25-Apr-04
Harold Rosenbaum, conductor
New York Virtuoso Singers
Soprano TBA
Marietta Simpson, mezzo
John Aler, tenor
Kevin Mayner, double bass
Emma Tahmizian, piano

The California Symphony

Beavers, Kevin, TBA
16-May-04
Barry Jekowsky, conductor
Arioso (chorus)
Commissioned by California Symphony

Camellia Symphony

Oliynyk, Yuriy, Concerto No. 3 for Bandura and Orchestra
25-Oct-03
Eugene Castillo, conductor
Oxana Herasymenko, bandura

Feliciano, Francisco, Five Songs of Rainer Maria Rilke for Baritone, Clarinet and String Orchestra
1-May-04
Eugene Castillo, conductor
Thomas Buckner, baritone
Mark Ethan Allen, clarinet
Commissioned by Thomas Buckner

Carson City Symphony

Roter, Bruce Craig, With Courage and Compassion
26-Oct-03
David C. Bugli, conductor
Commissioned by Carson City Symphony in celebration of its 20th season

Walker, Gwyneth, Symphonic Dances
24-Apr-04
David C. Bugli, conductor
Commissioned by a gift from the composer in celebration of the orchestra's 20th season

Chattanooga Symphony & Opera

Abril, Mario, Two Songs for Soprano and Orchestra
23-Oct-03
Robert Bernhardt, conductor
Diane Owens, soprano
Commissioned by Chattanooga Symphony & Opera

*Oxenvad, Aage, Suite for Strings
14-Sep-03
Dieter Kober, conductor

Chicago Chamber Orchestra

McIntyre, Paul, Resquiescat in Pace ("May they rest in Peace")
22-Sep-03
Edward Benyas, conductor
Commissioned by Southern Illinois University

Winstin, Robert Ian, September 11, 2001
6-Oct-03
Edward Benyas, conductor
Robert Allison, trumpet
Commissioned by Southern Illinois University

Kritz, Robert, Concerto for Saxophone
12-Oct-03
Edward Benyas, conductor
David Pituch, saxophone

*Hayes, William, Exodus Suite
10-Nov-03
Edward Benyas, conductor

McKenna, Edward, Irish Double Concerto
5-May-04
Dieter Kober, conductor
William Cernota, violoncello
Alan Rostoker, violoncello
Commissioned by Dieter Kober, Chicago Chamber Orchestra

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Schifrin, Lalo, Fantasy for Screenplay and Orchestra
9-Oct-03
Daniel Barenboim, conductor
Commissioned by The Mrs. Harold C. Smith Fund for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Jones, Stephen, at the exactest point
8-Jan-04
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Thomas, Augusta Read, Tangle
18-Mar-04
David Robertson, conductor
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Price, Joseph, TBA
10-Oct-03
Erich Kunzel, conductor
Hope Taft, narrator

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Lowry, Douglas, Exordium Nobile
12-Sep-03
Paavo Järvi, conductor
Commissioned by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Bach, J.S./Berio, Luciano, Contrapunctus XIX from The Art of Fugue
30-Jan-04
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

Holland, Jonathan, TBA
30-Apr-04
Paavo Järvi, conductor
Commissioned by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra

*Gruber, HK, Dancing in the Dark
9-Oct-03
HK Gruber, conductor

Knussen, Oliver, Cleveland Pictures
8-Jan-04
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

*Beethoven, Ludwig van (arranged by Uri Caine), Diabelli Variations, Op. 120
26-Feb-04
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Uri Caine, piano
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Wallin, Rolf, TBA
4-Mar-04
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor

Botti, Susan, TBA
11-Mar-04
Wilson Hermanto, conductor

Colonial Symphony

Sampson, David, Concerto for Oboe and Strings
6-Dec-03
Raymond Wojcik, conductor
Richard Foley, oboe

Columbus (Ohio) Symphony Orchestra

Fitz, Richard, Baroque Epigraph (Fuga in C moll)
5-Sep-03
Charles Wetherbee, conductor
Commissioned by Columbus Symphony Orchestra

Leshnoff, Jonathan, Distant Reflections
6-Sep-03
Charles Wetherbee, conductor
Charles Wetherbee, violin
Commissioned by Charles Wetherbee

Wolosoff, Bruce, Sinfonia
7-Sep-03
Charles Wetherbee, conductor
Commissioned by Charles Wetherbee/CSO

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

*Dubugnon, Richard, Les Arcanes Symphoniques
15-Jan-04
Emmanuel Krivine, conductor

Paulus, Stephen, Concerto for Organ
1-Apr-04
Marc Albrecht, conductor
Bradley Hunter Welch, organ
Commissioned by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Dearborn Symphony Orchestra

*Iannacone, Anthony, Once Upon a Time: Crosscurrents Remembered
2-Nov-03
Kypros Markou, conductor

DeKalb Symphony Orchestra

Coleman, Linda Robbins, Lunatics and Lovers
30-Mar-04
Thomas Anderson, conductor
Commissioned by DeKalb Symphony Orchestra

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Walker, George, Sinfonia No. 3
16-Jan-04
Andrey Boreyko, conductor

*Schiff, David, Four Sisters
29-Jan-04
Christoph Poppen, conductor
Regina Carter, violin

Lokumbe, Hannibal, Dear Mrs. Parks
28-Feb-04
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Brazeal Dennard Chorale
Vocal soloists, TBA
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Holland, Jonathan, TBA
11-Oct-03
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Daugherty, Michael, Raise the Roof
16-Oct-03
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Tamberg, Eino, Festive Music, op. 117
24-Oct-03
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra

Hofeldt, William, Angel of the Mountain
23-Nov-03
Dr. Gregg Porter, conductor
Commissioned by Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra

Stevens, John, Fanfare of Hope
23-Nov-03
Randal Swiggum, conductor
Commissioned by Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra

Eos Orchestra

Sheffer, Jonathan, Filmusic #1
13-Nov-03
Jonathan Sheffer, conductor

*Dove, Jonathan, The Valkyrie
18-Mar-04
Jonathan Sheffer, conductor
Sanford Sylvan, baritone
Linda Pavelka, mezzo-soprano
Commissioned by Birmingham Touring Opera

Lang, David, Percussion Concerto
8-Apr-04
Jonathan Sheffer, conductor
Evelyn Glennie, percussion

Etowah Youth Orchestras

Lense, Miriam, TBA
9-Nov-03
Michael R. Gagliardo, conductor
Commissioned by Etowah Youth Orchestras

Woodward, James, TBA
16-May-04
Michael R. Gagliardo, conductor
Commissioned by Etowah Youth Orchestras

Evansville Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Ott, David, TBA
28-Feb-04
Alfred Savia, conductor
Evansville Philharmonic Chorus
Commissioned by Richard & Rita Eykamp

Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra

Smith, Greg, Fanfare: Alloy #1
26-Sep-03
Wes Kenney, conductor
Commissioned by Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra

Fort Smith Symphony

Mueller, Robert, Concertino for Oboe and Orchestra
24-Apr-04
John Jeter, conductor
Theresa Delaplain, oboe
Commissioned by Fort Smith Symphony

The Foundation Orchestra

Buchanan, Gary Robert, Symphony No. 1, "The Age of Light"
13-Oct-03
Gary Robert Buchanan, conductor
Commissioned by Foundation Orchestra Association

Pertout, Andrian, Samaqllana (Farewell)
13-Oct-03
Gary Robert Buchanan, conductor

Fresno Philharmonic

Socher, Barry, Variations on Beethoven's Opus 100
13-Mar-04
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Commissioned by Fresno Philharmonic

Warren, George, California Chronicles
1-May-04
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Commissioned by Fresno Philharmonic

Grand Rapids Symphony

Hailstork, Adolphus, Symphony No. 3
21-Nov-03
David Lockington, conductor
Commissioned by Grand Rapids Symphony

Houston Symphony

Montano, Damian, Concerto for Piccolo and Contrabassoon
1-Apr-04
Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor
Cynthia Meyers, piccolo
Jeff Robinson, contrabassoon
Commissioned by Houston Symphony

Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra

Toscanini, Arturo (orch. Kevin McMahon), Toscanini Songs
26-Oct-03
Kevin R. McMahon, conductor
Larry Glenn, tenor
Commissioned by Larry Glenn

Fryxell, David, Angels We
6-Dec-03
Kevin R. McMahon, conductor
Commissioned by Illinois Valley Orchestral Association

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

*Mahler, Gustav (completed by Rudolf Barshai), Symphony No. 10
3-Oct-03
Rudolf Barshai, conductor

IRIS Chamber Orchestra

Zwilich, Ellen Taaffe, Rituals, for Percussion and Chamber Orchestra
6-Mar-04
Michael Stern, conductor
NEXUS percussion ensemble
Commissioned by IRIS Chamber Orchestra, NEXUS, Kathleen Holt & Stephen Lurie, the Pearl Corporation, and Adams Musical Instruments

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

Richards, Paul, Symphony No. 1, "Premonitions"
19-Feb-04
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Commissioned by Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

Delius, Frederick, Two Negro Songs for Chorus and Orchestra
7-Mar-04
David Lloyd-Jones, conductor

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

Adams, Richard, Tandem Voices
19-Sep-03
Raymond Harvey, conductor
Silvia Roederer, piano
Lori Sims, piano
Commissioned by KSO, Gilmore International Keyboard Festival, and Western Michigan University Centennial Committee

Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra

Salerni, Paul, TBA
11-Oct-03
Donald Spieth, conductor
Commissioned by Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Jalbert, Pierre, TBA
15-May-04
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's "Sound Investment" program

Los Angeles Philharmonic

Tan Dun, TBA
16-Oct-03
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic

Adams, John, The Dharma at Big Sur
24-Oct-03
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic with the Philharmonic Society of Orange County

Williams, John, Soundings
25-Oct-03
Esa-Pekka Salonen and John Williams, conductors
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic

*Francesconi, Luca, Cobalt, Scarlet: Two Colours of Dawn
20-Nov-03
Roberto Abbado, conductor

Stucky, Steven, Second Concerto for Orchestra
12-Mar-04
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic

Lindberg, Magnus, TBA
21-May-04
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic with the Koussevitzky Music Foundation

Lim, Liza, Ecstatic Architecture
28-May-04
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Philharmonic

Salonen, Esa-Pekka, Wing on Wing
5-Jun-04
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor

Madison Symphony Orchestra

Catan, Daniel, Suite from "Florenica en el Amazonas"
18-Oct-03
John DeMain, conductor

Rorem, Ned, Concerto for Three Mallet Instruments
27-Mar-04
John DeMain, conductor
Evelyn Glennie, percussion
Commissioned by Madison Symphony Orchestra and EOS Orchestra

Marin Symphony

Puts, Kevin, TBA
4-May-04
Alasdair Neale, conductor
Commissioned by Magnum Opus Commissioning Project, funded by private patron Kathryn Gould and coordinated by Meet The Composer

Metropolis Youth Symphony

Winstin, Robert Ian, USA National Anthem (Re-harmonized and re-orchestrated)
December 2003
Robert Ian Winstin, conductor
Commissioned by ERMMedia with Metropolis Youth Symphony & Virginia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Winstin, Robert Ian, Goodbye, Brother
October 2003
Robert Ian Winstin, conductor
Metropolis Chorus
Commissioned by ERMMedia in partner with Metropolis Youth Symphony & Virginia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Golijov, Osvaldo, Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind
16-Apr-04
Andreas Delfs, conductor

The Minnesota Orchestra

Skrowaczewski, Stanislaw, Symphony
2-Oct-03
Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, conductor
Commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra and Minnesota Commissioning Club

Garrop, Stacy, TBA
13-Oct-03
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra

Corigliano, John, Mr. Tambourine Man: Seven Poems of Bob Dylan
23-Oct-03
Robert Spano, conductor
Hila Plitmann, soprano
Commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra and Brooklyn Philharmonic

Mobile Symphony

Banfield, William, Structures
11-Oct-03
Scott Speck, conductor
Andra Bohnet, flute
Tom Morley, violin
Jonathan Clarke, viola
Barbara Gabriel, cello
Commissioned by Mobile Symphony, Mobile Museum of Art, and American Composers Forum

Montréal Symphony Orchestra

**Holmès, Augusta, La nuit et l'amour
10-Feb-04
Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Commissioned by Symphony by the Sea

Estacio, John, TBA
2-Mar-04
Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Nashville Chamber Orchestra

Ellisor, Conni, The Bell Witch
17-Oct-03
Paul Gambill, conductor
Nashville Ballet
Kathy Chiavola, soprano

Scearce, J. Mark, With Signs Following
17-Oct-03
Paul Gambill, conductor
Nashville Ballet
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra and Nashville Ballet

Balakrishnan, David, TBA
23-Apr-04
Paul Gambill, conductor
John Jorgenson, guitar
Sharon Isbin, guitar
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra

The Nashville Symphony

Fleck, Bela and Meyer, Edgar, Concerto for Double Bass and Banjo
7-Nov-03
Kenneth Schermerhorn, conductor
Bela Fleck, banjo
Edgar Meyer, double bass
Commissioned by The Nashville Symphony

National Arts Centre Orchestra

Bouliane, Denys, Snow is White, but Water is Black
28-Oct-03
Pinchas Zukerman, conductor
Commissioned by Canada's National Arts Centre

**Knussen, Oliver, Violin Concerto
6-May-04
Oliver Knussen, conductor
Pinchas Zukerman, violin

National Symphony Orchestra

Adamo, Mark, Harp Concerto
20-Nov-03
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Dotian Levalier, NSO principal harp
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra

Jaffe, Stephen, Cello Concerto
8-Jan-04
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
David Hardy, NSO principal cello
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

*Rihm, Wolfgang, Reading the Scripts (Das Lesen der Schrift)
8-Apr-04
Kent Nagano, conductor

Thomas, Augusta Read, TBA
6-May-04
Mstislav Rostropovich, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra through a grant from Leonard and Elaine Silverstein in honor of Mstislav Rostropovich

Wallace, Stewart, Skvera, Electric Guitar Concerto
3-Jun-04
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Marc Ribot, electric guitar
Hagen, Daron, Halo, date TBA
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

Sichel, John, TBA
date TBA
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

Slatkin, Leonard, TBA, date TBA
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

Stucky, Steven, TBA, date TBA
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

Teie, David, TBA, date TBA
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, made possible by the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

White, Frances, Centre Bridge (dark river)
24-Oct-03
Jane Glover, conductor

New York Philharmonic

Hartke, Stephen, Symphony No. 3
18-Sep-03
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

*Turnage, Mark-Anthony, A Quick Blast
2-Jan-04
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor

*Dutilleux, Henri, Sur le même accord
22-Jan-04
Kurt Masur, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin

Ruders, Poul, TBA
10-Jun-04
Lorin Maazel, conductor

New York Youth Symphony

Norman, Andrew, Peripheral Visions
7-Dec-03
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony

Gates, Steven, Among Joshua Trees
29-Feb-04
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony

Myers, Jeff, Four Movements
30-May-04
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony

Oakland East Bay Symphony

Bates, Mason, Icarian Rhapsody
14-Nov-03
Michael Morgan, conductor

Marshall, Ingram, TBA 
23-Jan-04
Michael Morgan, conductor
Commissioned by The Magnum Opus Project (privately funded by venture capitalist and violinist Kathryn Gould, and developed and administered by Meet The Composer)

Kerzner, Ann Lathan, Adagio from Diary of the Damned
20-Feb-04
Michael Morgan, conductor

De Ritis, Anthony, Devolution
19-Mar-04
Michael Morgan, conductor
Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky)
Commissioned by Oakland East Bay Symphony

Orchestra of St. Luke's

Kernis, Aaron Jay, Sarabanda In Memoriam
26-Feb-04
Donald Runnicles, conductor
Commissioned by Minnesota Commissioning Club for the Orchestra of St. Luke's

Oregon Symphony

Peel, John, Symphony
13-Mar-04
James DePreist, conductor

Kyr, Robert, Fanfare
date TBA
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by Oregon Symphony

Schiff, David, Fanfare
date TBA
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by Oregon Symphony

Walczyk, Kevin, Fanfare
date TBA
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by Oregon Symphony

Owensboro Symphony Orchestra

Hahn, David, Concerto alla Barocco
15-Nov-03
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Minneapolis Guitar Quartet
Commissioned by Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Ahnell, Emil, Suite for Orchestra
24-Jan-04
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Commissioned by Owensboro Symphony Orchestra

Cabell, Stephen, Fanfare for Owensboro
17-Apr-04
Nicholas Palmer, conductor
Commissioned by Owensboro Symphony Orchestra

Pacific Symphony Orchestra

*Ticheli, Frank, Fanfare
8-Oct-03
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

*Lieuwen, Peter, on laughter-silvered wings
29-Oct-03
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

Chen Yi, Cello Concerto
10-Mar-04
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

Zhou Long, Two Poems from T'ang
10-Mar-04
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

*Zupko, Mischa, TBA
12-May-04
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Levinson, Gerald, TBA
18-Sep-03
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Commissioned by The Philadelphia Orchestra

*Knussen, Oliver, Symphony in One Movement, Op. 5
6-Nov-03
Oliver Knussen, conductor

Rorem, Ned, Flute Concerto
4-Dec-03
Roberto Abbado, conductor
Jeffrey Khaner, flute
Commissioned by The Philadelphia Orchestra

*Henze, Hans Werner, Symphony No. 10
22-Jan-04
Simon Rattle, conductor

The Phoenix Symphony

Curiale, Joseph, Valley of the Sun, 25-Jan-04

Hermann Michael, conductor

Native Spirit Productions, Primavera Folklorico Dance Company, Phoenix Guild Youth Orchestra, Phoenix Children's Chorus

Commissioned by Phoenix Symphony and its collaborating partners through the American Composers Forum's "Continental Harmony" project

DeMars, James, Violin Concerto, 15-Apr-04

Robert Moody, conductor

Borivoj Martinic-Jercic, violin

Commissioned by Phoenix Symphony

Pittsburgh Symphony

Balada, Leonardo, Symphony No. 5, "American"
31-Oct-03
Hans Graf, conductor
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony

Sierra, Roberto, Concerto for Violin and Viola
7-Nov-03
David Zinman, conductor
Andrés Cárdenes, violin
Roberto Diaz, viola
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony and Philadelphia Orchestra

Daugherty, Michael, Time Machine for Three Conductors and Orchestra
28-Nov-03
Mariss Jansons, Edward Cumming, Lucas Richman, conductors
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony

Stock, David, Cello Concerto
7-May-04
James Conlon, conductor
Truls Mørk, cello
Commissioned by Pittsburgh Symphony

Plano Symphony Orchestra

Liszt, Franz, What is the German Fatherland?
25-Oct-03
Hector Guzman, conductor

Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra

Adamopoulos, Athena, Theme and Dance of the Regiment
4-Oct-03
Steven Karidoyanes, conductor

Portland Symphony Orchestra

Myron, Tom, Katahdin
20-Sep-03
Toshiyuki Shimada, conductor
Commissioned by Portland Symphony Orchestra

Pottstown Symphony Orchestra

Smith, Kile, TBA
8-Nov-03
Rosalind Erwin, conductor
Latin Fiesta
Commissioned by Pottstown Symphony Orchestra

Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

Stephenson, James, TBA
30-Nov-03
Isaiah Jackson, conductor
Jeffrey Work, trumpet
Commissioned by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

Schwantner, Joseph, New Morning for the World: Daybreak of Freedom (chamber orchestra version)
25-Jan-04
Isaiah Jackson, conductor
Peter Gomes, narrator
Commissioned by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

Ueno, Ken, TBA
16-May-04
Isaiah Jackson, conductor
Commissioned by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

Harnetty, Brian, Now We Are Entangled
1-Nov-03
Timothy Russell, conductor
Commissioned by ProMusica Chamber Orchestra and the Greater Columbus Arts Council

Noon, David, Happy Birthday ProMusica
10-Jan-04
Timothy Russell, conductor
Commissioned by ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

Schickele, Peter, Clarinet Concerto
10-Jan-04
Timothy Russell, conductor
Robert Spring, clarinet
Commissioned by ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

Daugherty, Michael, TBA
3-Apr-04
Timothy Russell, conductor
Commissioned by ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

Queens Symphony Orchestra

Ruo, Huang, Omnipresence
28-Mar-04
Arthur Fagen, conductor
Cho-Liang Lin, violin
Commissioned by Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust and The Greenwall Foundation

Rhode Island Philharmonic

Cumming, Richard, Jubilato: In Memoriam John Browning
15-Nov-03
Larry Rachleff, conductor
Commissioned by Rhode Island Philharmonic

Kolb, Barbara, Web Spinner
28-Feb-04
Larry Rachleff, conductor
Commissioned by Rhode Island Philharmonic

Richmond County Orchestra

Sirotta, Michael, Meditation on a Tragedy (9/11)
19-Oct-03
Alan Aurelia, conductor
Guy Klucsevick, accordion
Joseph Lopolsky, trumpet
Commissioned by Richmond County Orchestra

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

*Prokofiev, Sergei (arr. Joseph Swensen), Five Pieces
21-Nov-03
Joseph Swensen, conductor

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Sierra, Roberto, Sinfonía No. 1 
13-Feb-04
Andreas Delfs, conductor
Commissioned by Ruth and John Huss

Schoenfield, Paul, Cello Concerto
26-Mar-04
Andreas Delfs, conductor
Peter Howard, SPCO principal cello
Commissioned by Paul and Rhoda Redleaf in honor of Peter Howard, who is retiring after his 29th season with The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra

Khalife, Marcel, TBA
11-Sep-03
Benjamin Simon, conductor
KITKA (vocal ensemble)
Zhang Xiao Feng, erhu
Hai Pu, percussion
Omayma Al Khalil, vocalist
Commissioned by San Francisco World Music Festival

San Francisco Symphony

Matthews, Colin, TBA
2-Oct-03
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

*Hillborg, Anders, Exquisite Corpse
30-Oct-03
Alan Gilbert, conductor
Horacio Gutierrez

Debussy, Claude (orch. Holloway), En blanc et noir
11-Mar-04
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

San Jose Chamber Orchestra

Povse, Thomas, Serenade à Magyar
2-Nov-03
Barbara Day Turner, conductor

Berenholtz, Jim, The Psalms of Ra (Psalm 104 and Blue Star)
29-Feb-04
Barbara Day Turner, conductor
Viviana Guzman, flute

Reese, Mona Lyn, Little Pieces of My Heart
28-Mar-04
Barbara Day Turner, conductor
Commissioned by San Jose Chamber Orchestra

Santa Barbara Symphony

Bacalov, Luis, Triple Concerto
14-Feb-04
Gisèle Ben-Dor, conductor
Luis Bacalov, piano
Nestor Marconi, bandoneon
Soprano TBA

Kellogg, Daniel, Jasper and Carnelian
1-May-04
Gisèle Ben-Dor, conductor

*Piazzolla, Astor, Tres Movimientos Sinfonicos, Buenos Aires
14-Feb-04
Gisèle Ben-Dor, conductor
Luis Bacalov, piano
Nestor Marconi, bandoneon
Soprano TBA

Santa Rosa Symphony

Bunch, Kenji, TBA
17-Apr-04
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by The Magnum Opus project through Meet The Composer

Santa Rosa Symphony Young People's Chamber Orchestra

Goss, Thomas, TBA
November 2003
none, conductor
Commissioned by Santa Rosa Symphony Young People's Chamber Orchestra

Goss, Thomas, TBA
March 2004
none, conductor
Commissioned by Santa Rosa Symphony Young People's Chamber Orchestra

Santa Ynez Valley Orchestra

Bowman, Chris A., Psalm 150
13-Dec-03
Chris A. Bowman, conductor
Santa Ynez Valley Chorale
Commissioned by Santa Ynez Valley Chorale

Seattle Symphony

Jones, Samuel, Overture for Organ and Orchestra
18-Sep-03
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Joseph Adam, organ
Commissioned by Centennial Commission: Jeff Sanderson and Mich Mathews

Brewbaker, Daniel, TBA
2-Oct-03
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Commissioned by Centennial Commission: Ron and Carolyn Woodard

Sheng, Bright, TBA
5-Feb-04
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Jane Eaglen, soprano
Commissioned by Centennial Commission: Jeff Sanderson and Mich Mathews

Chen Yi, Symphony No. 3, My Musical Journey to America
18-Mar-04
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Commissioned by Centennial Commission: Wah and May Lui

Stock, David, Symphony No. 4
29-Apr-04
Asher Fisch, conductor
Commissioned by Centennial Commission: Jeff Sanderson and Mich Mathews

Harbison, John, TBA
17-Jun-04
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Commissioned by Centennial Commission: Richard and Connie Albrecht

Shreveport Symphony Orchestra

Hundemer, Thomas, TBA
25-Oct-03
Tonu Kalam, conductor
Neil Johnson, photographer
Thelma Jackson, storyteller
Commissioned by Shreveport Symphony Orchestra in honor of the bicentennial of the Louisiana Purchase, funded in part by the Louisiana Department of Tourism

Symphony by the Sea

Adamopoulos, Athena, TBA
15-Nov-03
Jonathan McPhee, conductor
Commissioned by Symphony by the Sea

McPhee, Jonathan, TBA
6-Mar-04
Jonathan McPhee, conductor
Commissioned by Symphony by the Sea

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Erickson, Kim, Dark Is The Raven's Wing
14-Nov-03
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Kim Erickson, mezzo-soprano
Commissioned by Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Erickson, Kim, Come With Me To Lunenburg
14-Nov-03
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Kim Erickson, mezzo-soprano
Commissioned by Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Buhr, Glenn, Violin Concerto (revised version)
15-Jan-04
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Stephen Sitarski, violin
Commissioned by Stephen Sitarski

Carastathis, Aris, Partly True, Mostly Fiction
25-Feb-04
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Commissioned by Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Tucson Symphony Orchestra

Marquez, Arturo, TBA
25-Sep-03
George Hanson, conductor
Commissioned by The Dietrich Foundation

McGlaughlin, William, TBA
23-Oct-03
William McGlaughlin, conductor
Commissioned by Howard and Marilyn Steele

Polk, Sarah Maggie, Convo
6-Nov-03
George Hanson, conductor
Commissioned by Tucson Symphony Women's Association

Asia, Daniel, TBA
4-Dec-03
George Hanson, conductor
Commissioned by Mary Goodman

Coleman, Dan, Fanfare
8-Jan-04
George Hanson, conductor
Commissioned by Mr. and Mrs. George A. Masek

Paulus, Stephen, TBA
5-Feb-04
George Hanson, conductor
Commissioned by Patricia O. and Reidar Bjorhovde

LaFave, Kenneth, Urania: Muse of Astronomy
19-Feb-04
George Hanson, conductor
Commissioned by Gini and Gary Gethmann

Abels, Michael, TBA
4-Mar-04
George Hanson, conductor
Commissioned by Edward and Barbara Farmilant

University of Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra

Fuchs, Kenneth, An American Place
2-Oct-03
Duilio Dobrin, conductor

Utah Symphony & Opera

Elias, Gerald, Concerto Grosso
15-Jan-04
Keith Lockhart, conductor
Commissioned by Utah Symphony

Valdosta Symphony Orchestra

Harding, Tayloe, Sacraments from Faith: Concerto for Woodwind Quintet and Orchestra
2-Nov-03
James Plondke, conductor
Elizabeth Goode, flute
Susan Eischeid, oboe
Jeffrey Olson, clarinet
C. Scott Pool, bassoon
Kristen Johns, horn
Commissioned by Valdosta Symphony Orchestra through consortium of VSO Patrons and Friends

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Peters, Troy, TBA
24-Sep-03
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Commissioned by Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Virginia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Winstin, Robert Ian, Goodbye, Brother
October 2003
Robert Ian Winstin, conductor
Tidewater Chorus
Commissioned by ERMMedia with Metropolis Youth Symphony & Virginia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Winstin, Robert Ian, USA National Anthem (Re-harmonized and re-orchestrated)
December 2003
Robert Ian Winstin, conductor
Commissioned by ERMMedia with Metropolis Youth Symphony & Virginia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Winstin, Robert Ian, Olympic Music
June 2004
Robert Ian Winstin, conductor
Commissioned by Olympic Committee, Virginia Youth Symphony Orchestra

Waterloo/Cedar Falls Symphony

Rothman, Philip, TBA
3-Oct-03
Jason Weinberger, conductor
Commissioned by Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra

Williams, David, Lost Tales/Imaginary Dances, for orchestra
14-Nov-03
Grant Cooper, conductor

Westchester Philharmonic

DiDomenica, Robert, Piano Concerto No.2
22-May-04
Paul Lustig Dunkel, conductor
Jon Sakata, piano