2004-05 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


Albany (N.Y.) Symphony Orchestra

Child, Peter, Remembrance from Heavenly Mountain: Rhapsody on Kazakh Themes for Violin and Orchestra 17-Sep-04
David Alan Miller, conductor
Chee Yun, violin
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Beavers, Kevin, Legendary Legs (Diamond, I mean)
19-Nov-04
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Chang, Dorothy, Make a Joyful Noise
9-Dec-04
David Alan Miller, conductor
Wu Man, pipa
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Hagen, Daron, Romeo and Juliet; Concerto for Flute, Cello and Orchestra
15-Jan-05
David Alan Miller, conductor
Jeffrey Khaner, flute
Sara Sant' Ambrogio, cello

Tinoco, Luis, Tracing the Memory - A Lisbon Portrait
17-Feb-05
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Colla, Alberto, Le Ceneri delVesuvio
17-Feb-05
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Kritsotakis, Kostis, Mandolin Concerto
17-Feb-05
David Alan Miller, conductor
Dimitrius Marinos, mandolin
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

Dankner, Stephen, New York
15-April-05
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commissioned by Albany Symphony Orchestra

American Composers Orchestra

Woolf, Randall, Women at an Exhibition for chamber orchestra, electronics, and video
17-Nov-04
Steven Sloane, conductor

Freeman, Jason, Glimmer
21-Jan-05
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Carillo, Carlos, Algunas metáforas que aluden al tormento, a la angustia y a la guerra
21-Jan-05
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned for ACO by BMI Foundation, Inc/Carlos Surinach Fund

Trueman, Dan, Traps II
21-Jan-05
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Elfman, Danny, TBA
23-Feb-05
Steven Sloane, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Marshall, Ingram, Concerto For Classical and Electric Guitars and Orchestra
23-Feb-05
Steven Sloane, conductor

Romero, Manly, Symphony: roja claro azul
23-Feb-05
Commissioned by The Helen F. Whitaker Fund
Steven Sloane, conductor

Bermel, Derek, TBA
23-Mar-05
John Adams, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

American Symphony Orchestra

*Chabrier, Emmanuel, Le roi malgre lui
13-Feb-05
Leon Botstein, conductor
Francois Le Roux, baritone

*Klenau, Paul, Klein Ida's Blumen Overture
11-Mar-05
Leon Botstein, conductor

*Strauss, Richard, Bardengesang, Op. 55
17-Apr-05
Leon Botstein, conductor

*Strauss, Richard, Taillefer, Op. 52
17-Apr-05
Leon Botstein, conductor

Anchorage Symphony Orchestra

Stewart, Louis, Trumpet Concerto
19-Mar-05
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor
Linn Weeda, trumpet
Commissioned by Anchorage Symphony Orchestra's Commissioning Club, Musica Nova

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Theofanidis, Christopher, TBA
12-May-05
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Commissioned by Robert Spano for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Tredici, David Del, Paul Revere's Ride
12-May-05
Robert Spano, conductor
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Augusta Symphony Orchestra

Paulus, Stephen, Songs of Sensuality, Love and Longing
11-Sep-04
Donald C. Portnoy, conductor
Deborah Voigt, soprano

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Hersch, Michael, TBA
5-Feb-05
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Commissioned by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, in celebration of the opening of the Music Center at Strathmore in Bethesda, MD

Brewbaker, Daniel, Violin Concerto
16-June-05
Yuri Temirkanov, conductor
Vadim Repin, violin
Commissioned by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, for Vadim Repin

Bangor Symphony Orchestra

Lee, Thomas Oboe, Symphony No. 4, "The Penobscot River"
23-Oct-04
Xiao-Lu Li, conductor
Robinson Ballet
University of Maine Oratorio Society & others
Commissioned by American Composers Forum

Berkeley Symphony Orchestra

*Chin, Unsuk, Violin Concerto
13-Sep-04
Kent Nagano, conductor
Viviane Hagner, violin

*Widmann, Jörg, Chor für Orchester
30-Nov-04
Kent Nagano, conductor

Sekiya, Naomi; Beintus, Jean-Pascal; Benoit, David, Manzanar - An American Story
10-May-05
Kent Nagano, conductor
Commissioned by Artemis

Boston Modern Orchestra Project

Vores, Andrew, Uncertainty is Beautiful
1-Oct-04
Gil Rose, conductor
Boston Modern Orchestra Project

Chasalow, Eric, According to Sunspots
22-Jan-05
Gil Rose, conductor
Boston Modern Orchestra Project

Martino, Donald, Concertino for Clarinet and Orchestra
22-Jan-05
Gil Rose, conductor
Boston Modern Orchestra Project

Boston Symphony Orchestra

Babbitt, Milton, Concerti for Orchestra
13-Jan-05
James Levine, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

Wyner, Yehudi, TBA
17-Feb-05
Robert Spano, conductor
Robert Levin, piano
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

*Hartmann, Karl Amadeus, Symphony No. 4
24-Feb-05
Ingo Metzmacher, conductor

Harbison, John, TBA
24-Mar-05
James Levine, conductor
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

Wuorinen, Charles, Piano Concerto No. 4
24-Mar-05
James Levine, conductor
Peter Serkin, piano
Commissioned by Boston Symphony Orchestra

Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra

Lieuwen, Peter, Concerto for Electric Guitar and Small Orchestra
03-Apr-05
Marcelo Bussiki, conductor
Kevin Patton, electric guitar
Commissioned by Brazos Valley Symphony Orchestra

California Symphony

Beavers, Kevin, Symphony No. 1
13-Mar-05
Barry Jekowsky, conductor
Commissioned by California Symphony

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

*Sallinen, Aulis, Symphony No. 8, "Autumnal Fragments"
20-Jan-05
Paavo Järvi, conductor

The Cleveland Orchestra

Knussen, Oliver, Cleveland Pictures
6-Jan-05
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

*Birtwistle, Harrison, Night's Black Bird
28-Jan-05
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by Roche for the Lucerne Festival

*Lindberg, Magnus, Concerto for Orchestra
10-Feb-05
Oliver Knussen, conductor
Commissioned by BBC Symphony Orchestra

Botti, Susan, TBA
19-May-05
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Colonial Symphony

Somers, Paul, Evolving Chaconne
7-May-05
Yehuda Gilad, conductor

Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Douglas, William, Songs and Dances for Oboe and Strings
8-Apr-05
Edwin Outwater, conductor
Peter Cooper, oboe
Commissioned by Kevin and Sandra Shakell; Cecilia Cooper

Conroe Symphony Orchestra

Arnold, Hubert, TBA
1-Oct-04
Dr. Robert Zwick, conductor
Broadway Baritones

Dallas Symphony Orchestra

McTee, Cindy, Einstein's Dream
31-Mar-05
Andrew Litton, conductor
Commissioned by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Lokumbe, Hannibal, Dear Mrs. Parks
19-Feb-05
Thomas Wilkins, conductor
Brazeal Dennard Chorale
Detroit Inter-Community Chorus
Yana Eminova, soprano
Sibongile Khumalo, mezzo-soprano
Kevin Deas, bass
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Tuur, Erkki-Sven, Concerto for Violin, Clarinet and Orchestra
17-Jun-05
Paavo Järvi, conductor
Isabelle van Keulen, violin
Michael Collins, clarinet
Commissioned by Detroit Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonia

Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

Groh, Markus, Concerto in A Minor, Opus 102 (Transformation of Brahms's Double Concerto for piano)
17-Sep-04
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Markus Groh, piano

Grand Rapids Symphony

Miller, Alexander, Fireworks
10-Sep-04
David Lockington, conductor
Commissioned by Grand Rapids Symphony

Sawyers, Philip, Symphony
19-Nov-04
David Lockington, conductor
Commissioned by Grand Rapids Symphony

O'Connor, Mark, Concerto for Violin and Cello
13-May-05
David Lockington, conductor
Mark O'Connor, violin
Natalie Hass, cello
Commissioned by Grand Rapids Symphony

Great Falls Symphony Association

Aaberg, Philip, Headfirst into the Blue Fields of Grace
23-Jan-05
Gordon J. Johnson, conductor
Philip Aaberg, piano
Darol Anger, violin
Eugene Friesen, cello

Houston Symphony

Lavenda, Richard, Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
14-May-05
Hans Graf, conductor
David Peck, clarinet
Commissioned by Houston Symphony

Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Beckel, James, Fantasy After Schubert
18-Sep-04
Mario Venzago, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Newman, David, TBA
21-Jan-05
Emmanuel Villaume, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

*Ranjbaran, Behzad, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
31-Mar-05
Mario Venzago, conductor
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Baker, Claude, TBA
5-May-05
Mario Venzago, conductor
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, with the Serge Koussevitzky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress and the Koussevitzky Music Foundation

Yarnell, Carolyn, TBA
9-Jun-05
Mario Venzago, conductor
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

IRIS Chamber Orchestra

Leshnoff, Jonathan, Forgotten Chants and Refrains
4-Dec-04
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by IRIS Chamber Orchestra

Fine, Marshall, TBA
5-Mar-05
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by IRIS Chamber Orchestra

Patterson, Robert, TBA
5-Mar-05
Michael Stern, conductor
Commissioned by IRIS Chamber Orchestra

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra

Resanovic, Nikola, Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra
3-Mar-05
Fabio Mechetti, conductor
Peter Wright, clarinet

Kansas City Symphony

Kapilow, Robert, Summer Sun, Winter Moon
19-Sept-04
Robert Kapilow, conductor
Kansas City Symphony Chorus
Commissioned by the Carlsen Center (on behalf of the Kansas City Symphony), the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Lewis & Clark Expedition

Knoxville Symphony Orchestra

Richman, Lucas, Arise Triumphant, O Blessed Muse
27-Jan-05
Lucas Richman, conductor
Knoxville Choral Society

Richman, Lucas, Salutation No. 2
30-Apr-05
Lucas Richman, conductor

Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra

Jirasek, Jan, Something Happened
8-Oct-04
Donald Spieth, conductor
Commissioned by George and MaryLou Shortess and the Lehigh Valley Chamber Orchestra

Long Beach Symphony Orchestra

Diemecke, Enrique Arturo, Concerto Ultimus
22-Jan-05
Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor
Pepe Romero, guitar
Commissioned by Pepe Romero and the Long Beach Symphony Orchestra

*Maggio, Robert and Ana Lara, Dos Visiones
21-May-05
Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor
Commissioned by Long Beach Symphony Orchestra, National Symphony of Mexico, Museum of Latin American Art, and American Composers Forum

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

McNeely, Joel, TBA
22-Jan-05
Margaret Batjer, conductor

Crockett, Donald, TBA
9-Apr-05
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra's Sound Investment commissioning club

Los Angeles Philharmonic

MacMillan, James, A Scotch Bestiary (organ concerto)
7-Oct-04
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Wayne Marshall, organ
Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the BBC Philharmonic

Bates, Mason, Omnivorous Furniture for Sinfonietta and Electronica
1-Nov-04
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group with support from Sue Knussen Commissioning Fund

*Matthews, Colin, Continuum for Soprano and Ensemble
11-Jan-05
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group

*Salonen, Esa-Pekka, Memoria
11-Jan-05
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic New Music Group

Barrio, Eduardo Del, TBA
29-Jan-05
Conductor TBA
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Dianne Reeves, vocalist
Paul McCandless, oboe
Terence Blanchard, trumpet
Hubert Laws, flute
Commissioned by LAP

Lieberson, Peter, Neruda Songs
20-May-05
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Lorraine Hunt Lieberson, mezzo soprano
Commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Boston Symphony Orchestra

Louisville Orchestra

Pertout, Andrian, L’assaut sur la raison
12-Nov-04
Robert Franz, conductor
In celebration of the 2004 Indiana State University Contemporary Music Festival/Louisville Orchestra Composition Competition

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

*Schnyder, Daniel, Cello Concerto
21-Jan-05
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Borislav Strulev, cello

Shohat, Gil, Songs of Bathsheba
22-Apr-05
John Nelson, conductor
Milwaukee Symphony Chorus
Celena Shafer, soprano
Commissioned by Soli Deo Gloria Foundation

Minnesota Orchestra

Zupko, Mischa, Ichabod
27-Oct-04
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra

Heitzeg, Steve, The Tin Forest (orchestral version)
2-Mar-05
Conductor TBA
Narrator TBA
Commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra

Rihm, Wolfgang, Concerto for Viola and Clarinet
14-Apr-05
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Thomas Turner, viola
Burt Hara, clarinet
Commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra

Rouse, Christopher, Oboe Concerto
12-May-05
Markus Stenz, conductor
Oboist TBA
Commissioned by Minnesota Orchestra

Musica 2000-The Symphony Orchestra

Hoiby, Lee, Overture to a Farce
9-Oct-04
Rosalind Erwin, conductor

*Chouchkov, Viktor, Concerto for Laughter and Orchestra
26-Feb-05
Rosalind Erwin, conductor
Todd Thomas, baritone

Napa Valley Symphony

Raboy, Asher, Piano Concerto
20-Mar-05
Asher Raboy, conductor
Leon Bates, piano
Commissioned by Al and Nancy Schleicher

National Philharmonic

Gerber, Steven, Clarinet Concerto
8-Jan-05
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
National Philharmonic
Jon Manasse, clarinet

Makris, Andreas, Strathmore Overture
12-Feb-05
Piotr Gajewski, conductor
National Philharmonic
Commissioned by National Philharmonic

National Symphony Orchestra

Friedman, Jefferson, The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations Millennium General Assembly
28-Oct-04
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra and the ASCAP Foundation

Glass, Philip, Symphony No. 7
20-Jan-05
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra through a grant from the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

Paulus, Stephen, Sea Portraits
2-Oct-04
Philip Rice, conductor
Commissioned by New Bedford Symphony Orchestra

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Schifrin, Lalo, Triple Concerto for Clarinet, Viola, Piano, and Orchestra
10-Sep-04
Anne Manson, conductor
Andrew Lamy, clarinet
Brett Deubner, viola
Gary Kirkpatrick, piano

Goodyear, Stewart, TBA
17-Mar-05
Vassily Sinaisky, conductor
Commissioned by New Jersey Symphony Orchestra's Sound Investment

New World Symphony

*Cerha, Friedrich, Impulse
22-Jan-05
HK Gruber, conductor
Commissioned by Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

*Staud, Johannes Maria, A map is not the territory
22-Jan-05
HK Gruber, conductor

Kissine, Victor, TBA
26-Mar-05
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Alexander Barantschik, violin
Commissioned by New World Symphony

*Gubaidulina, Sofia, Steps
26-Mar-05
Vladimir Feltsman, conductor

New York Philharmonic

Thomas, Augusta Read, Gathering Paradise, Emily Dickinson Settings for Soprano and Orchestra
29-Sep-04
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Heidi Grant Murphy, soprano
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic with a gift from Marie-Josee and Henry Kravis and additional support from the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust

*Saariaho, Kaija, Quatre instants
11-Nov-04
Sakari Oramo, conductor
Karita Mattila, soprano
Commissioned by Theatre du Chatelet and The Barbican Centre

Turnage, Mark-Anthony, Scherzoid
12-Jan-05
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Commissioned by the Francis Goelet Fund for the New York Philharmonic and London Philharmonic

*Edwards, Ross, Oboe Concerto
24-Feb-05
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Diana Doherty, oboe
Commissioned by Andrew and Renata Kaldor for the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Diana Doherty

*Maazel, Lorin, Monaco Fanfares
1-Mar-05
Lorin Maazel, conductor

*Maazel, Lorin, The Giving Tree
1-Mar-05
Lorin Maazel, conductor

Rihm, Wolfgang, TBA
10-Mar-05
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

Deak, Jon, The Roaring Mountain
2-Apr-05
Xian Zhang, conductor
Bill Gordh, narrator
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

The New York Pops

Wagner, Melinda, 57-7 Dash
22-Oct-04
Skitch Henderson, conductor
Commissioned by The New York Pops

New York Youth Symphony

Penman, Joshua, Songs the Plants Taught Us
5-Dec-04
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony through its First Music program

Osborne, Thomas, Nostalgia of the Infinite
6-Mar-05
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony through its First Music program

Greenstein, Judd, Today and Everyday
29-May-05
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony through its First Music program

North Carolina Symphony

Beaser, Robert, Concerto for Guitar
8-Oct-04
Edwin Outwater, conductor
Eliot Fisk, guitar
Commissioned by Eliot Fisk

Curry, William Henry, The Garden District
8-Apr-05
William Henry Curry, conductor
Bonnie Thron, cello
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony

Mizesko, Terry, Pinehurst Suite
29-Apr-05
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony in honor of the 2005 U.S. Open

Oakland East Bay Symphony

Armienta, Hector, Mirrors of California
18-Mar-05
Michael Morgan, conductor
Poets selected by California Poets in the Schools
Commissioned by Words & Music project, funded by The James Irvine Foundation

Rosenthal, Laurence, Suite from Becket
22-Apr-05
Michael Morgan, conductor
Commissioned by Oakland East Bay Symphony

Omaha Symphony

Glass, Philip, Piano Concerto No. 2 (After Lewis and Clark)
18-Sep-04
Paul Barnes, piano
R. Carlos Nakai, native American flute
Victor Yampolsky, conductor
Commissioned by the Nebraska Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission, Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, and the Lied Center for Performing Arts

Orange County's Pacific Symphony

Chihara, Paul, TBA
27-Oct-04
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Commissioned by Orange County's Pacific Symphony

Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

Bouliane, Denys, Tetrapharmakos, concerto pour violon, violoncelle, piano et orchestre
23-Nov-04
Jacques Lacombe, conductor
Chantal Juillet, violin
Antonio Lysy, violoncelle
Louis Lortie, piano
Commissioned by Orchestre symphonique de Montréal

**Messiaen, Olivier, Éclairs sur l'Au-Delà
5-Apr-05
Kent Nagano, conductor

Oregon Symphony

Walczyk, Kevin, Symphony: Corps of Discovery (PART II: Pacific Northwest Territory)
14-May-05
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Commissioned by Oregon Symphony and Saint Louis Symphony

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Schnyder, Daniel, TBA
8-Feb-05
Commissioned by Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Adams, John, Chamber Symphony (new orchestration)
9-Apr-05

The Philadelphia Orchestra

Danielpour, Richard, Songs of Solitude
21-Oct-04
David Robertson, conductor
Thomas Hampson, baritone

*Berio, Luciano, Stanze
14-Jan-05
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Men of the Philadelphia Singers Chorale
Andreas Schmidt, baritone
Commissioned by Orchestre de Paris

*MacMillan, James, Symphony No. 3
7-Apr-05
Charles Dutoit, conductor

Maw, Nicholas, English Horn Concerto
27-Apr-05
Rossen Milanov, conductor
Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia, English horn
Commissioned by The Philadelphia Orchestra

Portland Symphony Orchestra

Shende, Vineet, TBA
22-Mar-05
Toshiyuki Shimada, conductor
Masterwork Chorus of the Choral Art Society
Commissioned by Portland Symphony Orchestra

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

Wells, Thomas, Flute Concerto
13-Feb-04
Timothy Russell, conductor
Dejan Gavric, flute
Commissioned by Greater Columbus Arts Council Local Composer Competition

Er, Yenn-Chwen, TBA
9-Apr-05
Timothy Russell, conductor

Sierra, Roberto, TBA
9-Apr-05
Timothy Russell, conductor

Puerto Rico Symphony Orchestra

Ledée, Rafael Aponte, Blanca paloma de Obatalá
5-Feb-05
Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

Quad City Symphony Orchestra

Taylor, Stephen, Transfiguration
2-Oct-04
Donald Schleicher, conductor
Mary Wilson, soprano
Emily Lodine, mezzo-soprano
Eric Ashcraft, tenor
Paul Grizzell, baritone
Commissioned by Quad City Symphony Orchestra Association in honor of its 90th Anniversary Season

Carter, Andrew, Three Nonsensical Songs
5-Mar-05
Donald Schleicher, conductor
Quad City Symphony Children's Chorus
Commissioned by Quad City Symphony Orchestra Association in honor of its 90th Anniversary Season

The Reno Chamber Orchestra

*Ullmann, Viktor, Die Weise von Liebe und Tod des Cornets Christoph Rilke ("The Lay of Love and Death of Christoph Rilke")
30-Apr-05
Theodore Kuchar, conductor
Leonard Nimoy, narrator

Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Diamond, David, Fanfare for George Eastman
7-Oct-04
Christopher Seaman, conductor
Commissioned by Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra in honor of founder George Eastman's 150th birthday and the new stage renovation of the Eastman Theatre, to be completed in September 2004

Rockford Symphony Orchestra

Zaimont, Judith, Stillness
22-Jan-05
Steven Larsen, conductor
Commissioned by Rockford Symphony Orchestra et al.

Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra

Previn, André, TBA
2-Apr-05
Michael Morgan, conductor
Commissioned by California Compositions, a project of the Sacramento Philharmonic

Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra

Puts, Kevin, TBA
17-Sep-04
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra to commemorate its 125th season

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Prutsman, Stephen, Grand Excursion
3-Dec-04
Scott Yoo, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Barnett, Carol, New Overture
6-Jan-05
Nicholas McGegan, conductor

*Leeuw, Reinbert de, In the Wonderful Month of May
19-Feb-05
Reinbert de Leeuw , conductor
Barbara Sukowa, actor

*Turnage, Mark-Anthony, A Man Descending, for Tenor Saxophone and Orchestra
6-May-05
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Joe Lovano, saxophone
Commissioned by SPCO, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Tapiola Sinfonietta, Umeå Festival, and Eos Orchestra

Heggie, Jake, The Deepest Desire
19-May-05
Patrick Summers, conductor
Joyce DiDonato, mezzo-soprano
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

Prutsman, Stephen, TBA for wind ensemble and pre-recorded tape
27-May-05
Steven Copes, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra

San Diego Symphony Orchestra

Demers, Inouk, Universal Field
24-Feb-05
Jahja Ling, conductor
Commissioned by San Diego Symphony Orchestra

Thomas, Augusta Read, Credences of Summer
20-May-05
Jahja Ling, conductor
Commissioned by San Diego Symphony Orchestra

San Francisco Symphony

Thow, John, Bellini Sky
24-Mar-05
David Robertson, conductor
Julie Ann Giacobassi, English horn
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

Kraft, William, Timpani Concerto No. 2
9-Jun-05
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
David Herbert, timpani
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

San Luis Obispo Symphony

Shtrum, Haim, Continuum, Concerto Grosso for Violin, Viola, Strings, and Piano
21-Nov-04
Haim Shtrum, conductor
Kathleen Lenski, violin
Michael Nowak, viola
Commissioned by Michael Nowak, Music Director

Seattle Symphony

Schoenfield, Paul, Sinfonietta
16-Sep-04
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

Schiff, David, Canzona
6-Jan-05
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

*Pärt, Arvo, Lamentate
16-Jun-05
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Hélène Grimaud, piano

St. Cloud Symphony Orchestra

Wolff, David, Sun Dogs
1-May-05
William Schrickel, conductor
Commissioned by Roger and Verna Rohlck

Syracuse Symphony Orchestra

Coville, Bruce, A Symphony Spook-tacular, (a new story set to existing music)
9-Oct-04
Grant Cooper, conductor
Commissioned by Syracuse Symphony Orchestra

Morrill, Dexter, Piccolo Concerto
28-Nov-04
Stephen Squires, conductor
Karin Ursin, piccolo
Commissioned by Syracuse Symphony Orchestra

Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

Kuzmenko, Larysa, Concerto for Violoncello
25-Nov-04
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Commissioned by Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra

**Ran, Shulamit, Concerto for Violin
7-Apr-05
Geoffrey Moull, conductor
Commissioned by Ittai Shapira

**Zemlinsky, Alexander, Waltz-Interlude
19-Apr-05
Geoffrey Moull, conductor

**Hoffmann, E. T. A., Symphony in Eb
20-Jan-05
Geoffrey Moull, conductor

**Bruch, Max, Symphony No. 3, Op. 51
28-Apr-05
Geoffrey Moull, conductor

Toronto Symphony Orchestra

**Maratka, Krystof, Otisk
11-Nov-04
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Prague Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Symphony, and Caramoor Festival

Kulesha, Gary, Symphony No. 2
30-Mar-05
Oliver Knussen, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Luedeke, Raymond, TBA
2-Apr-05
Joaquin Valdepeñas, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Murphy, Kelly-Marie, TBA
6-Apr-05
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

Doran, Matt, Symphony No. 3
13-Nov-04
Salvador Brotons, conductor

Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Bathory-Kitsz, Dennis, Ice Cut
22-Sep-04
Anthony Princiotti, conductor
Commissioned by Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Ludwig, David, Cello Concerto
23-Oct-04
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Margo Tatgenhorst Drakos, cello
Commissioned by Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Vermont Youth Orchestra

Stires, Ernest, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
14-Sep-04
Troy Peters, conductor
Ruotao Mao, violin

Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony

Jernigan, Lathon, TBA
5-Feb-05
Jason Weinberger, conductor
Commissioned by Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony

Westchester Philharmonic

Muskal, Tamar, The Yellow Wind
14-May-05
Paul Lustig Dunkel, conductor
Commissioned by Westchester Philharmonic

Westfield Symphony Orchestra

Cohen, Robert, Edison Invents
5-Apr-05
David Wroe, conductor
Baritone TBA
Commissioned by Westfield Symphony Orchestra

Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

Bennett, Marie Nelson, TBA
20-Nov-04
Roger Briggs, conductor
Commissioned by Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

Briggs, Roger, Symphony No. 1
5-Feb-05
Roger Briggs, conductor
Commissioned by Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

Wheeling Symphony Orchestra

Danielpour, Richard, Adagietto for String Orchestra
11-Mar-05
André Raphel Smith, conductor

Wisconsin Youth Symphony Orchestras

Joneleit, Jens, Big Boom Bang, a Young Person's Guide to the Contemporary Orchestra!
12-Dec-04
James Smith, conductor
Commissioned by James Leonhart