2006-07 Premieres List by composer

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A

Adamo, Mark

Four Angels for Harp and Orchestra, 6/7/2007
National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Dotian Levalier, harp
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra

Doctor Atomic Symphony, 3/16/2007
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra
David Robertson, conductor
Co-comissioned by Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie Hall Corporation, and the BBC

Adams, John

*A Flowering Tree, 3/1/2007
San Francisco Symphony
John Adams, conductor
San Francisco Symphony Chorus
Hyunah Yu, soprano
Russell Thomas, tenor
Eric Owens, bass
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Barbican Centre, and Berliner Philharmoniker

Adams, John Luther

TBA, 2/17/2007
Anchorage Symphony Orchestra
Randall Craig Fleischer, conductor
Commissioned by Musica Nova, Anchorage Symphony Orchestra's Commissioning Club

Anderson, Julian

**Book of Hours, 2/28/2007
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen, conductor

Antonioni, Francesco

Violin Concerto, 9/28/06
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor
Lorenza Borrani, violin

Atwater, Darin

Paint Factory, 5/18/2007
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Darin Atwater, conductor
Soulful Symphony

B

Bainbridge, Simon

**Scherzi, 2/28/2007
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen, conductor

**TBA, 3/3/2007
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Royal Ontario Museum

Baker, David

Concertino for Cell Phones and Orchestra, 10/1/2006
Chicago Sinfonietta
Paul Freeman, conductor
Audience participation
Commissioned by Chicago Sinfonietta

TBA, 1/19/2007
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Mario Venzago, conductor
Grandpa's Children of Rhythm
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, The Aaron Copland Fund For Music, Inc., and Dr. Kay Koch

Balakrishnan, David

Groove In The Louvre, 9/11/2006
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
Paul Gambill, conductor
John Jorgenson, guitar
Turtle Island String Quartet
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra

TBA - violin concerto, 6/22/2007
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
Paul Gambill, conductor
Gilles Apap, violin
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra

Barry, Gerald

*The Triumph of Beauty and Deceit, 11/28/2006
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Thomas Adès, conductor
Commissioned by the BBC

Bates, Mason

Liquid Interface, 2/22/2007
National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra

Music for Percussion and Orchestra, 11/11/2006
Mobile Symphony Orchestra
Scott Speck, conductor
Laura Noah, John Purser, Tim Beattie, Brooks Truly, percussion ensemble
Commissioned by the Mobile Symphony as part of the Music Alive composer-in-residence program

Beavers, Kevin

Roscoe: Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, 4/20/07
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor
Colin Jacobsen, violin

Beckel, James

Toccata for Orchestra, 3/16/2007
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra
Mario Venzago, conductor
Commissioned by Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra

Berg, Fred Jonny

Flute Mystery, Op. 66a, 10/5/2006
National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Sir James Galway, flute

Bermel, Derek

TBA, 11/16/2006
American Composers Orchestra
Stephen Sloane, conductor
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
Commissioned by Music Alive

Berry, William

Chasing the Light, 10/24/2006
Walla Walla Symphony
Yaacov Bergman, conductor
Commissioned by Walla Walla Symphony

Bixler, David

Quintet for Alto Saxophone and String Quartet, 1/25/07
South Dakota Symphony
Delta David Gier, conductor
David Bixler, alto saxophone

Bolcom, William

Canciones de Lorca (Song Cycle for Tenor and Orchestra), 9/15/2006
Pacific Symphony
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Plácido Domingo, tenor
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

Bryars, Gavin

*The Porazzi Fragment, 2/23/2007
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Primavera Orchestra

Bunch, Kenji

Viola Concerto, 3/31/2007
Mobile Symphony Orchestra
Scott Speck, conductor
Brian Brown, viola
Commissioned by the Mobile Symphony as part of the Music Alive composer-in-residence program

C

Catan, Daniel

Caribbean Airs, 4/27/2007
Pacific Symphony
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

Chihara, Paul

TBA, 4/20/2007
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Andreas Delfs, conductor
Commissioned by Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Child, Peter

Fairy Tales for Narrator and Orchestra, 4/24/07
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor
Soloist TBA
Commission made possible through the Music Alive Extended Residencies program

Coleman, Charles

Deep Woods, 5/3/2007
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Paavo Järvi, conductor
Commissioned by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

*The Lime Factory, 3/27/2007
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra
Eric Dudley, conductor
Commissioned by Kristjan Järvi for the Symphony Orchestra of the Norrlands Opera, Sweden

Cooper, Grant

A Song of Longing, though..., 1/28/2007
Syracuse Symphony Orchestra
Grant Cooper, conductor
Syracuse Children's Chorus
Janet Brown, soprano
Commissioned by Tom Beal

Corigliano, John

TBA, 5/11/2007
Richmond Symphony
Conductor TBA
Virginia Symphony
Commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Jamestown 2007

TBA, 5/11/2007
Virginia Symphony
Conductor TBA
Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Jamestown 2007

Cortese, Glen Barton

TBA, 1/27/2007
Colorado Springs Philharmonic
Lawrence Leighton Smith, conductor

Cossom, Robert

Randolph the Human Ball for Cimbalom and String Quintet, 9/10/2006
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Conductor TBA
MSO Chamber Players
Robert Cossom, cimbalom
Commissioned by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

D

Dancigers, Mark

Tender Rain, 12/3/2006
New York Youth Symphony
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony through its First Music commissioning program

Danielpour, Richard

TBA, 3/22/2007
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Juanjo Mena, conductor
Baltimore Choral Arts Society
Commissioned by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Child’s Reliquary, in memory of Cole Corsan St. Clair, 11/16/2006
Pacific Symphony
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Jaime Laredo, violin
Sharon Robinson, cello
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

Daugherty, Michael

Deus ex machina, 3/16/2007
Charlotte Symphony
Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor
Terrence Wilson, piano
Commissioned by Charlotte Symphony Co-Commission (McColl Award)

Dean, Brett

*Viola Concerto, 10/12/2006
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Brett Dean, viola
Co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music Alive

Debussy

*Suite for Cello and Orchestra, arr. Beamish, 3/2/2007
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Steven Isserlis, cello

Duffy, John

TBA, 5/11/2007
Richmond Symphony
Conductor TBA
Virginia Symphony
Commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Jamestown 2007

TBA, 5/11/2007
Virginia Symphony
Conductor TBA
Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Jamestown 2007

Dzubay, David

TBA, 3/24/2007
Green Bay Symphony Orchestra
Bridget-Michaele Reischl, conductor
Commissioned by Green Bay Symphony Orchestra, Irene D. Kress, George Kress Foundation

E

Elwood, Paul

Transylvania County Falls, 2/8/2007
North Carolina Symphony
William Henry Curry, conductor
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony in honor of its 75th anniversary

F

Farberman, Harold

Double Concerto for Violin and Percussion, 2/9/2007
American Symphony Orchestra
Leon Botstein, conductor
Soloists TBA

Fleck/Hussain/Meyer

Triple Concerto for Banjo, Double Bass and Tabla, 9/9/2006
Nashville Symphony
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Béla Fleck, banjo
Zakir Hussain, tabla
Edgar Meyer, double bass

Fletcher, Alan

TBA (inspired by poetry written by Nashua high school students), 3/10/2007
Nashua Symphony
Karla Lemon, conductor
Sabrina Learman, soprano
Commissioned by Nashua Symphony

TBA, 4/19/2007
Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Fowler, Paul

Labyrinthine, 2/25/2007
New York Youth Symphony
Paul Haas, conductor
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony through its First Music commissioning program

Fox, Jim

The Surgeon's Photograph, 6/30/2007
Flexible Orchestra
Tara Simoncic, conductor
Commissioned by Flexible Orchestra

Francis, Richard

Bangor Overture, 5/13/2007
Bangor Symphony Orchestra
Xiao-Lu Li, conductor

Frank, Gabriela Lena

Concerto for Viola and Orchestra, 2/23/2007
Houston Symphony
Hans Graf, conductor
Wayne Brooks, viola
Commissioned by Houston Symphony

Frazelle, Kenneth

The Swans of Pungo Lake, 9/28/2006
North Carolina Symphony
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony in honor of its 75th anniversary

Fried, Philip

Episodes, 10/11/2006
Minnesota Orchestra
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by The Minnesota Orchestra

Fuchs, Kenneth

Eventide, 5/17/2007
Virginia Symphony
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
George Corbett, English horn

G

Gatonska, Michael

After the Wings of Migratory Birds, 10/13/2006
American Composers Orchestra
Brad Lubman, conductor
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra, Paul Underwood

Gerber, Steven

Symphony No. 1 (First Movement), Date TBA
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
Ulysses James, conductor
Work selected by Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic through its mid-Atlantic composer competition

Gernot, Wolfgang

Desert Wind, 5/19/2007
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by Sound Investment

Glass, Philip

The Passion of Ramakrishna, 9/16/2006
Pacific Symphony
Carl St.Clair, conductor
Pacific Chorale
Commissioned by Pacific Symphony

Glenn, David

A Valley of Streams, 4/17/2007
Walla Walla Symphony
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by Walla Walla Symphony

Goode, Daniel

Annbling2, 4/30/2007
Flexible Orchestra
Tara Simoncic, conductor
Gamelan Son of Lion
Commissioned by Flexible Orchestra

Gregson-Williams, Harry

The Chronicles of Narnia Suite: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, 9/23/2006
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Scott O'Neil, conductor
Commissioned by Colorado Symphony Orchestra

Gryc, Stephen Michael

Passaggi: Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra, 3/15/2007
Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Edward Cumming, conductor
Joseph Alessi, trombone
Commissioned by Joseph Alessi

Gubaidulina, Sofia

**The Rider on the White Horse, 11/22/2006
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Gianandrea Noseda, conductor

H

Hailstork, Adolphus

TBA, 5/11/2007
Richmond Symphony
Conductor TBA
Virginia Symphony
Commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Jamestown 2007

TBA, 5/11/2007
Virginia Symphony
Conductor TBA
Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Jamestown 2007

Hamlin, Peter

Green Mountain Variations, 9/20/2006
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Commissioned by Vermont Symphony Orchestra

Hanks, N. Lincoln

Reverie, 5/4/2007
Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic
Lawrence Loh, conductor
Commissioned by Midori Yamanouchi-Rynn, Ph.D.

Hannay, Roger

Triangle Transit, 10/12/2006
North Carolina Symphony
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony in honor of its 75th anniversary

Harbison, John

*Concerto for Double Bass, 11/24/2006
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Dennis Trembly, double bass
Co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Music Alive

Hartke, Stephen

TBA, 11/29/2006
Orpheus
Conductor TBA
Jeremy Denk, harpsichord
Commissioned by Orpheus

Harvey, Jonathan

*...towards a Pure Land, 9/28/2006
National Symphony Orchestra
Ilan Volkov, conductor
Commissioned by BBC Radio 3 and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra for Ilan Volkov

Harvey, Julian

H.M.S. Surprise: Music for the Sea Novels of Patrick O'Brian, 1/14/2007
Chicago Chamber Orchestra
Dieter Kober, conductor

Heggie, Jake

TBA, 11/2/2006
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Nicholas McGegan, conductor
Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
Patti LuPone, vocalist
Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano
Commissioned by Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra in honor of its 25th anniversary

Heitzeg, Steve

Together (Divided We Are Nothing), 2/16/2007
Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
MMEA All-State Choirs
Commissioned by Minnesota Music Educators Association and American Choral Directors Association and Minnesota Orchestra

Hellermann, William

Economies of Scale, 4/30/2007
Flexible Orchestra
Tara Simoncic, conductor
Commissioned by Flexible Orchestra

Henze, Hans Werner

*Sebastian im Trauma, 9/14/2006
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic, Edward van Beinum Stichting, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, and Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra

Hersh, Howard

TBA (for String Orchestra), 4/3/2007
Music in the Mountains Festival Orchestra
Paul Perry, conductor
Commissioned by Music in the Mountains

Piano Concerto, 5/17/2007
National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Lang Lang, piano
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, Music Director, through a generous gift from the John and June Hechinger Commissioning Fund for New Orchestral Works

TBA, 4/28/2007
Green Bay Symphony Orchestra
Bridget-Michaele Reischl, conductor
Commissioned by Green Bay Symphony Orchestra

Higdon, Jennifer

**Percussion Concerto, 10/12/2006
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Colin Currie, percussion

TBA, 5/11/2007
Richmond Symphony
Conductor TBA
Virginia Symphony
Commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Jamestown 2007

TBA, 5/11/2007
Virginia Symphony
Conductor TBA
Richmond Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by Virginia Arts Festival and Jamestown 2007

Holloway, Robin

Fourth Concerto for Orchestra, 2/1/2007
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

I

Ian, Gordon Ricky

The Grapes of Wrath, 2/10/2007
Utah Symphony & Opera
Grant Gershon, conductor
Co-commissioned by Utah Symphony & Opera and Minnesota Opera

Ioannides, Ayis

Two Finnish Impressions, 3/10/2007
Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra
Sarah Ioannides, conductor

Iyer, Vijay

Intervention, 3/25/2007
American Composers Orchestra
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Vijay Iyer, piano
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

J

Jaffe, Stephen

Poetry of the Piedmont, 1/25/2007
North Carolina Symphony
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony in honor of its 75th anniversary

Jalbert, Pierre

TBA, 2/23/2007
Oakland East Bay Symphony
Michael Morgan, conductor

James, Hosay

1607 The Dream Comes Alive, 9/1/2006
Virginia Symphony
JoAnn Falletta, conductor

Jang, Jon

Chinese American Symphony, 4/28/2007
Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor TBA
Jeibing Chen, erhu
Commissioned by Sacramento Philharmonic as part of Gold Mountain tribute to Chinese in California

K

Kane, Brian

Anaphora, 12/10/2006
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
George Thomson, conductor

Kechley, David

TBA, 5/5/2007
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Jaime Laredo, conductor
Commissioned by New England Orchestra Consortium, through American Composers Forum-New England

Kelley, Anthony

Carolina Indigo: Calls and Responses, 4/19/2007
North Carolina Symphony
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony in honor of its 75th anniversary

Kellogg, Daniel

TBA, 9/15/2006
Colorado Symphony Orchestra
Jeffrey Kahane, conductor
Commissioned by Colorado Symphony Orchestra

TBA, 3/4/2007
National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor
Commissioned by National Symphony Orchestra

Kerry, Gordon

Clouds and Trumpets, 12/11/2006
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Oleg Caetani, conductor
Commissioned by Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for its centenary concert

Kim, Joowan

Concerto Passacaglia #6, 12/10/2006
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
George Thomson, conductor

Kneupper, David

TBA, 10/27/2006
Lubbock Symphony Orchestra
Conductor TBA
Commissioned by Lubbock Symphony Orchestra in celebration of its 60th anniversary

TBA, 5/10/2007
Philadelphia Orchestra
Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
Co-commissioned by Philadelphia Orchestra and Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Knussen, Oliver

**Symphony in One Movement (Revised Version, 2003), 2/28/2007
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen, conductor

Koopman, Ton

*Concerto for Flute, Oboe, and Violin (arranged from J. S. Bach: Concerto for Three Harpsichords in C Major, BWV 1064), 10/12/2006
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Ton Koopman, conductor
Mathieu Dufour, flute
Eugene Izotov, oboe
Robert Chen, violin

Kowalski, Jamie

Four Unlikely Visions, Date TBA
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
Ulysses James, conductor
Work selected by Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic through its mid-Atlantic composer competition

Kritsotakis, Kostis

Images of Odysseus, 2/15/07
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor
Mario Frangoulis, tenor

Kruger, Jens

Music from the Spring, a Romantic Serenade for Banjo, Guitar, Bass and Orchestra, 6/2/2007
Bangor Symphony Orchestra
Xiao-Lu Li, conductor
Kruger Brothers

Touché, 9/2/2006
Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Christiane Oelze, soprano
John Mark Ainsley, tenor
Roche Commission, a partnership between The Cleveland Orchestra, the Lucerne Festival, and Carnegie Hall

Kyburz, Hanspeter

*Touché, 10/1/2006
Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Christiane Oelze, soprano
John Mark Ainsley, tenor

L

Lam, Liza

*Songs Found in Dream, 10/17/2006
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Brett Dean, conductor
Commissioned by Salzburg Festival

Lee, James III

Beyond Rivers of Vision, 10/19/2006
National Symphony Orchestra
Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Lees, Benjamin

Piano Concerto, 4/13/2007
Florida Orchestra
Susan Haig, conductor
Ian Hobson, piano

Lerdahl, Fred

TBA, 3/23/2007
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Clifford Colnot, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra as part of the Music Alive Composer-in-Residence program

Liaropoulos, Panos

The Song of Orpheus, 2/15/06
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor

Lindberg, Christian

Trombone Concerto, 9/28/2006
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Charles Vernon, alto, tenor, and bass trombones
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Lofstrom, Douglas

Concertino for oboe, 3/23/2007
New Philharmonic
Kirk Muspratt, conductor
Jennet Ingle, oboe
Commissioned by The McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, and New Philharmonic

Longtin, Michael

Et j'ai repris la route, 11/21/2006
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano, conductor
Commissioned by Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Lubman, Brad

TBA, 10/13/2006
American Composers Orchestra
Brad Lubman, conductor
Boom Design Group
Lauren Radnofsky, amplified cello
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Ludwig, David

TBA, 3/31/2007
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
Robert De Cormier, conductor
Vermont Symphony Orchestra Chorus
Commissioned by Vermont Symphony Orchestra

M

Machover, Tod

Work for Cello, DJ, Electronics, and Audience Participation, 5/11/2007
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano, conductor
Matt Haimovitz, cello
DJ Olive, turntables

MacMillan, James

**A Scotch Bestiary for Organ and Orchestra, 3/8/2007
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
James MacMillan, conductor
Wayne Marshall, organ

Maneval, Philip

A Spirit Awakened, 10/15/2006
Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia
Ignat Solzhenitsyn, conductor
Commissioned by Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia

Marqués, Pedro Miguel

*Symphony No.5 in C Minor, 3/17/2007
Monterey Symphony
Max Bragado-Darman, conductor

Marsh, Carl

TBA, 6/22/2007
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
Paul Gambill, conductor
John Jorgenson, guitar
Laurence Kaptain, cimbalom
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra

TBA - gospel cantata, 11/24/2006
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
Paul Gambill, conductor
Nashville Chamber Orchestra Gospel Choir
Wynonna, vocalist
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra

Marshall, Ingram

Orphic Memories, 4/14/2007
Orpheus
Commissioned by The Cheswatyr New Music Initiative

Martinsson, Rolf

*A.S. in Memoriam, 3/2/2007
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Neeme Järvi, conductor
Gotenborg Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by Lund New Chamber Orchestra; expanded version dedicated to Neeme Järvi

McAllister, Scott

Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra, 5/19/2007
Harrisburg Symphony
Stuart Malina, conductor
Brent Phillips, trombone

McKinley, William Thomas

Symphony No. 7, 3/15/2007
Seattle Symphony
Asher Fisch, conductor

Miller, Alexander

The Seven Deadly Sins, 3/1/2007
Grand Rapids Symphony
John Varineau, conductor
Commissioned by Grand Rapids Symphony

Mizesko, Terry

TBA, 10/26/2006
Canton Symphony Orchestra
Kelly Corcoran, conductor
Commissioned by Canton Symphony Orchestra

Mumford, Jeffrey

the comfort of his voice, 1/14/2007
Cleveland Orchestra
Chelsea Tipton II, conductor
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

N

Newman, David

Concerto for Winds and Orchestra, 6/9/2007
Long Beach Symphony Orchestra
Enrique Arturo Diemecke, conductor
LBSO Principal Winds
Heather Clark, flute
Leslie Reed, oboe
Gary Bovyer, clarinet
Julie Feves, bassoon
Calvin Smith, French horn
Commissioned by Long Beach Symphony Orchestra

Norman, Andrew

TBA, 4/20/2007
Oakland East Bay Symphony
Michael Morgan, conductor
Oakland Symphony Chorus

O

Oleszkovicz, Jan

Piano Concerto, 5/10/2007
Valley Symphony Orchestra
Peter Dabrowski, conductor
Hubert Salwarowski, piano
Commissioned by South Texas Symphony Association

Orrall, Frank

Carmen Remixed, 6/4/2007
Chicago Sinfonietta
Paul Freeman, conductor
Poi Dog Pondering
Commissioned by Chicago Sinfonietta

P

Patterson, Robert G.

Postcards from River City, 5/6/2007
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
David Loebel, conductor
Commissioned by Visby International Centre for Composers (Sweden)

Paul, Jeffrey

Concerto for Bassoon and Orchestra, 10/7/06
South Dakota Symphony
Delta David Gier, conductor
John Tomkins, bassoon

Pelusi, Mario

Fanfare for the Common Good, 9/23/2006
Illinois Symphony Orchestra
Karen Lynne Deal, conductor

Pierce, Forrest

Great River of the West: Concerto for Percussion, 3/6/2007
Walla Walla Symphony
Yaacov Bergman, conductor
Mark Goodenberger, percussion
Commissioned by Walla Walla Symphony

Pintscher, Matthias

*Cello Concerto, 10/19/2006
Cleveland Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher, conductor
Truls Mørk, cello

Previn, André

Double Concerto for Violin, Double Bass, and Orchestra, 4/19/2007
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Andre Previn, conductor
Anne-Sophie Mutter, violin
Roman Patkolo, double bass

Previn, André

Night Thoughts, 10/14/2006
Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Morgan, conductor
Commissioned by Sacramento Philharmonic in honor of painter Wayne Thiebaud

Puts, Kevin

Violin Concerto, 4/20/2007
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor
Michael Shih, violin
Commissioned by Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra

R

Reiprich, Bruce

The river empties into..., 2/12/2007
Northern Arizona University Symphony Orchestra
Darko Butorac, conductor
Deborah Raymond, soprano

Richardson, Abigail

TBA, 5/9/2007
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Richman, Lucas

Salutation No. 4, 5/13/2007
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Lucas Richman, conductor

Robinson, Brian Samuel

The Revelation of St. John the Divine, 2/24/2007
Yale Symphony Orchestra
Toshiyuki Shimada, conductor

Rohde, Kurt

Viola Concerto, 3/25/2007
American Composers Orchestra
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Kurt Rohde, viola
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

Rose, Michael

Arguing With God, 3/24/2007
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
Paul Gambill, conductor
Brave Old World, klezmer band
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra

Rotor, Bruce Craig

Camp David Overture, Date TBA
Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic
Ulysses James, conductor
Work selected by Washington Metropolitan Philharmonic through its mid-Atlantic composer competition

Ruo, Huang

Shattered Steps, 9/23/2006
Sioux City Symphony
Xian Zhang, conductor
Commissioned by Sioux City Symphony

TBA, 2/22/2007
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor
Anssi Karttunen, cello
BSO 125th anniversary commission

S

Saariaho, Kaija

*Adriana Songs, 12/13/2006
New York Philharmonic
David Robertson, conductor
Patricia Bardon, mezzo-soprano
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic and Auftakt Festival through the Claudette Sorel Performance Endowment Fund

*La Pasion de Simone, 1/12/2007
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Dawn Upshaw, soprano
Co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the New Crowned Hope Festival, the Barbican, and Lincoln Center

Piano Concerto, 2/1/2007
New York Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Yefim Bronfman, piano
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

Salonen, Esa-Pekka

*Helix, 3/30/2007
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Written at the request of friend, Valery Gergiev for the World Ochestra of Peace to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of WWII

Sanford, David

Scherzo Grosso for Cello and Orchestra, 5/11/2007
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano, conductor
Matt Haimovitz, cello

Sawyer, Philip

The Gale of Life, 11/10/06
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Lockington, conductor

Schnyder, Daniel

TBA, 3/16/2007
Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Andreas Delfs, conductor
Commissioned by Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Schreker, Franz

*Der ferne Klang, 4/15/2007
American Symphony Orchestra
Leon Botstein, conductor

*Psalm 116, Op. 6, 10/22/2006
American Symphony Orchestra
Leon Botstein, conductor

Schuller, Gunther

TBA, 3/29/2007
Boston Symphony Orchestra
James Levine, conductor
BSO 125th anniversary commission

Scott, Darrell

TBA - song cycle, 11/10/2006
Nashville Chamber Orchestra
Paul Gambill, conductor
Darrell Scott, vocalist/instrumentalist
Commissioned by Nashville Chamber Orchestra

Sharpe, Avery

Rhythm in Red, White and Blues: Concerto for Trio and Orchestra, 5/19/2007
Springfield (Mass.) Symphony Orchestra
Kevin Rhodes, conductor
Kevin Eubanks, guitar
Marvin Smith, drums
Avery Sharpe, bass

Sheng, Bright

Black Swan, 9/28/2006
Seattle Symphony
Gerard Schwarz, conductor

Siegfried, Kevin

TBA (inspired by poetry written by Nashua high school students), 3/10/2007
Nashua Symphony
Karla Lemon, conductor
Nashua Choral Ensemble
Sabrina Learman, soprano
Commissioned by Nashua Symphony & Choral Ensemble

Sierra, Roberto

TBA, 11/30/2006
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Danail Rachev, conductor
Commissioned by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Simon, Tom

Variations on a Gregorian Chant, 12/12/2006
Walla Walla Symphony
Yaacov Bergman, conductor
Commissioned by Walla Walla Symphony

Sirota, Robert

Epiphanies for String Quartet and Orchestra, 9/8/2006
Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra
Edward Polochick, conductor
Chiara String Quartet
Rebecca Fischer, violin
Julie Yoon, violin
Gregory Beaver, cello
Jonah Sirota, viola
Commissioned by Lincoln's Symphony Orchestra in consortium with the East Texas Symphony Orchestra

Situ, Gang

Concerto for Guitar and Orchestra, 1/13/2007
Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra
Michael Morgan, conductor
Brandon Yip, guitar
Commissioned by Sacramento Philharmonic as part of the Gold Mountain tribute to Chinese in California

Sokolovic, Ana

TBA, 4/11/2007
Montreal Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano, conductor
Commissioned by Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Sortomme, Richard

Viola Concerto, 4/26/2007
Cleveland Orchestra
Franz Welser-Möst, conductor
Robert Vernon, viola
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Stanhope, Paul

Machinations, 11/24/2006
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Oleg Caetani, conductor
Commissioned by Symphony Australia for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra with financial assistance from the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council, its arts funding and advisory body

Staniland, Andrew

TBA, 3/8/2007
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Peter Oundjian, conductor
Commissioned by Toronto Symphony Orchestra

Stasack, Jennifer

Crossing Rivers V, 11/18/2006
Charlotte Symphony
Alan Yamamoto, conductor
Davidson College Symphony Orchestra

Stock, David

Fifth Symphony, 6/14/2007
Seattle Symphony
Gerard Schwarz, conductor
Commissioned by Seattle Symphony

TBA, 3/18/2007
Whatcom Symphony Orchestra
Roger Briggs, conductor
Commissioned by Whatcom Symphony Orchestra

T

Taylor, Stephen Andrew

Concerto for Recorder Quartet, 10/20/2006
New Philharmonic
Kirk Muspratt, conductor
Quartet New Generation
Commissioned by The McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage and New Philharmonic

Thomas, Augusta Read

Shakin', 2/24/2007
Memphis Symphony Orchestra
David Loebel, conductor
Commissioned by Memphis Symphony Orchestra and the Music Librarians' Association

*TBA, 5/3/2007
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Sir Andrew Davis, conductor
Commissioned by Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Tinoco, Luis

TBA, 4/20/2007
El Paso Symphony Orchestra
Sarah Ioannides, conductor
Commissioned by Sarah Ioannides and the El Paso Symphony Orchestra

Torke, Michael

Tap Concerto, 1/11/2007
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
John Mauceri, conductor
Savion Glover, tap dancer

Tsontakis, George

TBA, 3/2/2007
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Douglas Boyd, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, through the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University

TBA, 1/25/2007
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago
Commissioned by Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Turnage, Mark-Anthony

*Ceres: Asteroid for Orchestra, 1/4/2007
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Robert Spano, conductor

**On Opened Ground for Viola and Orchestra, 2/28/2007
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen, conductor
Steven Dann, viola

Tüür, Erkki-Sven

*Zeitraum, 10/5/2006
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Paavo Järvi, conductor

U

Ung, Chinary

TBA, 10/26/2006
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Scott Yoo, conductor
Commissioned by The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra with support from the Joyce Foundation

V

Valentino, Patrick

TBA (inspired by poetry written by Nashua high school students), 3/10/2007
Nashua Symphony
Karla Lemon, conductor
Sabrina Learman, soprano
Commissioned by Nashua Symphony

Vänskä, Osmo

*Here!...Beyond?, 10/19/2006
Minnesota Orchestra
Osmo Vänskä, conductor
Commissioned by Lahti Symphony Orchestra

Veeneman, Curt

Les Cloches, 12/10/2006
Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
George Thomson, conductor

Vehar, Persis

City of Light, 4/28/2007
Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
JoAnn Falletta, conductor
John Fullum, clarinet

Visconti, Dan

Some Day the Sun Won't Shine, 5/27/2007
New York Youth Symphony
Paul Haas, conductor
Symphony Singers
Commissioned by New York Youth Symphony through its First Music commissioning program

Volans, Kevin

Atlantic Crossing for Piano and Orchestra, 11/15/2006
San Francisco Symphony
Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor
Marc-André Hamelin, piano
Commissioned by San Francisco Symphony

W

Wada, Kaoru

*Kaikyo, 4/14/2007
Bellevue Philharmonic
Fusao Kajima, conductor

Wagner, Melinda

Trombone Concerto, 2/22/2007
New York Philharmonic
Lorin Maazel, conductor
Joseph Alessi, trombone
Commissioned by New York Philharmonic

Ward, Robert

The Beginnings, 5/3/2007
North Carolina Symphony
Grant Llewellyn, conductor
Commissioned by North Carolina Symphony in honor of its 75th anniversary

Weinberg, Mieczyslaw

*Symphony No. 6, Op. 79, 6/3/2007
American Symphony Orchestra
Leon Botstein, conductor

Williams, James Kimo

Buffalo Soldiers, 11/7/2006
Chicago Sinfonietta
Paul Freeman, conductor

Winner of the KSO's Young Composer Competition

TBA, 5/13/2007
Knoxville Symphony Orchestra
Lucas Richman, conductor

Wuorinen, Charles

Symphony No. 8, 2/15/2007
Boston Symphony Orchestra
James Levine, conductor
BSO 125th anniversary commission

THEOLOGOUMENON, 1/14/2007
MET Orchestra
James Levine, conductor
Commissioned by Ronald Wilford in honor of James Levine’s 60th birthday

Y

Yarnell, Carolyn

Yosemite and the Range of Light, 5/31/07
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor
Commission made possible through the Music Alive Extended Residencies program

Z

Ziporyn, Evan

Grenadilla Concerto, 10/13/2006
American Composers Orchestra
Brad Lubman, conductor
Evan Ziporyn, bass clarinet
Commissioned by American Composers Orchestra