SOLO WITH ENSEMBLE

Updated 17 July 2017

The Angel of Death (1998-2001) 34'
Solo Piano, Chamber Orchestra,
6-channel computer processed sound
Solo Piano, Fl (Picc), Picc (Fl), Cl, B-cl, Hn, 2 Trp, Tbn, 3 Perc, 2 Vln, Vla, Vc, Db
First performance: 7 June 2001
2001 Agora Festival, Paris
Ensemble Court-circuit, Jean-Marie Cottet, Piano
Pierre-André Valade, Conductor
Commissioned by Ircam for the 2001 Agora Festival, Paris



Aspiration (2004-2005) 20-22'
Solo Violin, Chamber Orchestra (14 players)
Solo Violin, Fl (Picc), Cl, B-cl, Bsn (C-bsn), Hn, Trp, Tbn, Perc, Pf, 2 Vln, Vla, Vc, Db
First performance: 5 October 2006
Norwegian Academy of Music
Ultima Festival, Oslo
Irvine Arditti, Violin, Oslo Sinfonietta,
Christian Eggen, Conductor
Written for Irvine Arditti
Commissioned by the Oslo Sinfonietta and the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne of Montréal


The Dream of the Infinite Rooms, cf. ORCHESTRA
Solo Cello, Orchestra, Quadraphonic computer processed sound


On the Balance of Things (1996-98) 24'
Solo Oboe, Fl (Picc), Cl (B-cl), Trp, Perc, Vln, Vc,
Stereophonic computer processed sound, Dance component (optional)
Text: fragments from four poems by Elizabeth Bishop
I. A Summer's Day, II. Questions of Travel,
III. Anaphora, IV. The Monument
Recorded voice: Lucinda Childs
First performance DANCE VERSION: 16 January 1998
Cité de la Musique, Paris
Ensemble Intercontemporain, László Hadady, Oboe,
Lucinda Childs, Dancer/Choreographer,
Anne Manson, Conductor
Commissioned by Meet The Composer
for the Lucinda Childs Dance Company
EP67770



Personae (1990) 26'
Solo Violin, Chamber Ensemble,
Stereophonic or Quadraphonic computer processed sound
Fl (Picc), Cl (B-cl), Hn, B-tbn, Perc, Pf, Vla, Vc, Db
First performance: 28 March 1991
Kathryn Bache Miller Theatre, New York
János Négyesy, Violin, Sonor Ensemble, Rand Steiger, Conductor
EP67321



Submerged Memories (2006) 20'
Narrator, B-cl, Vln, Elect Gtr, Perc,
Electroacoustic processing
Text: from W. G. Sebald's Vertigo and The Rings of Saturn as translated from the German by Michael Hulse
First performance: 31 March 2006
The Paul Dresher Ensemble Electro-Acoustic Band with Tenor/Narrator John Duykers
Project Artaud Theater, San Francisco
Commissioned by the Fromm Music Foundation for The Paul Dresher Ensemble Electro-Acoustic Band

With visual projections: Leonardo de Vinci's The Annuciation and Portrait of Ginevra de' Benci and Rembrandt's The Anatomy Lesson
First performance with visual component: 20 April 2013
Philip Larson, Narrator, Leah Asher, Violin, Curt Miller, Bass Clarinet,
Pablo Gómez Cano, Electric Guitar, Dustin Donahue, Percussion,
Image and sonic montages, Paul Hembree
Initiative for Digital Exploration of Arts & Sciences
Calit2 Theater, Atkinson Hall
La Jolla, California


Thoughts, Places, Dreams (2013) 24'
Solo Cello, Chamber Orchestra
Fl, Cl, Hn, Tbn, Perc, Pf, Vln
First performance: 13 October 2013
Alexis Descharmes, Solo Cello
Ensemble Court-circuit, Jean Deroyer, Conductor
Teatro Piccolo Arsenale
Venice Biennale
Commissioned by the French Ministry of Culture


Transfigured Wind II, cf. ORCHESTRA
Solo Flute, Orchestra, Quadraphonic computer processed sound


Transfigured Wind III (1984) 35.5'
Solo Flute, Chamber Orchestra (14 players),
Quadraphonic computer processed sound
Ob, 2 Cl (I = Cl Eb, II = B-cl), Bsn (Cbsn),
Hn, Tpt, Tbn, 2 Perc, Pf, Vln, Vla, Vc, Db
First performance: 21 June 1984
Olympic Arts Festival, Los Angeles
CalArts New Music Ensemble,
Harvey Sollberger, Flute, Jean-Charles François, Conductor
Written under the auspices of the Systems Development Foundation
EP67002C



Watershed III (1995) 31'
Solo Percussion, Chamber Orchestra,
Optional real-time computer sound spatialization
Fl (Picc), Ob, Cl, B-cl, Hn, Tpt, B-tbn, Pf, 2 Vln, Vla, Vc, Db
First performance: 30 October 1995
Loeb Centre, New York
Music Mobile Ensemble, Steven Schick, Percussion,
Bruno Ferrandis, Conductor, Peter Otto, Spatialization
EP67667c



Will you answer if I call? (1998) 8'
Solo Harpsichord, Fl, Cl, B-cl, Bsn, Hn, Vln I, Vln II, Vla, Vc, Db
First performance: 13 January 1998
Avanti! Chamber Orchestra, Jukka Tiensuu, Harpsichord, John Storgårds, Conductor
Järvenpää, Finland
60th Birthday Celebration for Paavo Heininen
EP67856