Duration: 7 ‘ Commissioned by Dutch pianist Marcel Worms. Premiered by Marcel Worms (November 2007) in a all-Mompou Festival in Amsterdam at the Noorderkerk, a beautiful church in the centre of Amsterdam, and at the Bethaniënklooster, a former 15th century monastery in the Wallen ‘red light’ district in Amsterdam. PROGRAM NOTES (read more) Published by Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag. […]
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Duration: 15′ Commissioned jointly by the Santa Fe Orchestra and the Maria Benitez Spanish Dance Company World premiere by the Orchestra of Santa Fe conducted by William Kirschke and choreographed and danced by Maria Benitez at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe(5/12/90 and 5/13/90).
Duration: 27′ Commissioned by the Banda Municipal de Barcelona. Dedicated to its principal conductor Salvador Brotons Premiered at L’Auditori, Sala 1, Pau Casals, in Barcelona on February 9, 2014, at 18:00 PM. Conducted by Maestro Youngmin Park. PROGRAM NOTES: This Symphony consists of four movements: movement I and IV are traditionally symphonic – dramatic, with extensive thematic and rhythmic […]
Duration: 14′ Commissioned by the Wonju Philharmonic of South Korea World premiere by the Wonju Philharmonic with Young-Min Park, Music Director and Conductor in Wonju, South Korea (10/20/2011). YOUTUBE VIDEO of Premiere Terra Mater is a compact one movement dramatic work for symphony orchestra (approx. 10′) that deals symbolically with the creative and destructive powers of nature. Terra Mater follows […]
Duration: 13’22” Commissioned by the Allegro Chorale & Orchestra Inc. of Midland/Odessa conducted by Nyela Basney. Premiered by the Allegro Chorale & Orchestra conducted by Nyela Basney and the Cassatt String Quartet on November 17 and 18 in Midland and Odessa, Texas. New York city premiere by Cantori New York at the Church of the Holy Trinity on March […]
Duration: 8’30” String orchestra version of the 2001 choral piece of the same title.
Duration: 8’30” Choir with string orchestra version of the 2001 Bonna Domna a capella choral piece commissioned by the Dale Warland Singers.
Duration: 20′ Goyescas for flute & guitar (2008) was commissioned by flutist Marina Piccinini and guitarist Emanuele Segre. Premiere by Piccinini and Segre at the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society on January 23, 2009. Goyescas is inspired by five paintings of Francisco Goya. Click here for GOYAS’ PAINTINGS I. Pregón II. La familia de Carlos IV (The family of Charles IV) III. […]
Duration: 17′ Commissioned and premiered by SOLI Chamber Ensemble at Ruth Taylor Concert Hall in San Antonio, TX, in January 2000. Review of premiere “Its tonal harmony, traditional forms and romantic sensibility mark “Portraits II” as conservative, but the composer’s individuality shows through in yearning dissonances, quirky juxtapositions of thematic material and a pervasive sensuality not […]
Duration: 20′ This is an arrangement of the piece of the same title (Goyescas) for flute & guitar. The flute & guitar version was written for flutist Marina Piccinini and guitarist Emanuele Segre It was premiered on January 23, 2009 at the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society. The flute, viola and piano arrangement was made for Ensemble Gaudi in Barcelona, […]