In one movement. Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Georgia Public Broadcasting. The composer indicates that the feel of this work should be Grandma-Friendly. Duration ca. 2 minutes.
In three movements: I. Alone, inward -- II. Beautiful -- III. Searing, focused. Commissioned by the Absolute Ensemble for Martin Kuuskmann. The soloist performs with an orchestra of two flutes, oboe, two clarinets, bassoon, two horns, percussion, harp, piano and strings. Duration ca. 23 minutes.
In one movement. With program and performance notes. Commissioned for the 14th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition. The title refers to a prankster, and the music is in the spirit of fun. Of advanced difficulty.
In one movement. Dedicated to Glen Rosenbaum. Commissioned by Meet the Composer for The Houston Symphony. A crisp work for full orchestra. Duration ca. 13 minutes.
In three movements: I. brilliant, fiery -- II. with a light touch, ornate -- III. willful, deliberate. Commissioned by the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. Duration ca. 12 minutes.
In one movement. Commissioned for Paul Jacobs by the Pacific Symphony. Dedicated to Paul Jacobs. The music features organ as a solo instrument. The ensemble is scored for 4 trumpets, 4 horns, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, timpani, and 2 percussion. Duration ca. 7 minutes.
A symphony in four movements. Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Savannah Music Festival, and the Texas Music Festival. Dedicated to Robert Spano. Duration ca. 35 minutes.
In four movements: I. Have you reckon'd a thousand acres much? (Walt Whitman) -- II. God picks up the reed-flute world and blows (Jalal ad-Din Rumi) -- III. November Prayer (Amy Beth Kirsten) -- IV.When you are old and grey (William Butler Yeats). Commissioned by the Houston Chamber Choir. A…
The chorus Musica Sacra performs music by Gilbertson, Patten, Thomas, Brewbaker, Ranjbaran, Theofanidis, Convery, Kernis, and Levine.
Music by Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Tonu Korvits, Mozart, and Christopher Theofanidis. With the Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and The Northwest Sinfonia.
In five movements: I. very, very happy -- II. Curious -- III. lyric, wistful -- IV. Robert -- V. noble, resolute. Commissioned by the Seattle Chamber Music Society. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 20 minutes.
A concerto in three movements. Commissioned by the Pittsburgh Symphony for Sarah Chang. Scored for a full orchestra. Duration ca. 23 minutes.
In three movements: I. All joy wills eternity -- II. Peace Love Light YOUMEONE -- III. I add brilliance to the sun. Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for the Cassatt, Muir and Cuartetto Latinoamericano String Quartets. Duration ca. 17 minutes.
In four movements: I. Shadows on the Wall -- II. Prisoner -- III. Realization -- IV. For We Are Free. Commissioned by the Wilhelm Schole International for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio de Janeiro, June 2012. Dedicated to Marilyn Wilhelm and the United Nations Council…
A quartet in three movements: I. begins with a breath; gliding effortlessly -- II. fleeting, delicate -- III. exuberant, brilliant. Commissioned by The Tanglewood Music Center and the Fromm Foundation for the Henschel String Quartet. Dedicated to Shafer Mahoney. Duration ca. 15 minutes.
In one movement. Dedicated to Barry Jekowsky and the California Symphony. A sprightly work for full orchestra. Duration ca. 4 minutes.
In one movement. Dedicated to Barry Jekowsky and the California Symphony. An andante for full orchestra, including an unusual five horns. Duration ca. 8 minutes.
In one movement. Commissioned by the National Symphony for the 20th anniversary of the Kennedy Center. A slow fanfare for piccolos, flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, harp, piano and three percussionists. Duration ca. 3 minutes.
In five movements: I. Partial Symmetries -- II. Eros -- III. Unstruck Sound -- IV. Visigoth -- V. Bard. Dedicated to Mauricio Nader. The music is fluid and challenging. Duration ca. 10 minutes.
In four movements: I. Lucid, present -- II. Erratic, charged -- III. Singing, noble -- IV. Menacing. Commissioned by Miles Kahler in association with Meet The Composer for Concert Artists Guild pianist Tanya Bannister, in honor of Steven Schwarz's 50th birthday. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca.…
In one movement. Commissioned by the Juilliard School. A challenging and fast-paced work, with occasional and sudden interruptions of slower music. Duration ca. 10 minutes.
Contents: Prologue -- I. Allegro -- II. Semplice -- III. Vivace -- Aria. Dedicated to Robert van Sice. Commissioned by a group of university wind ensembles, led by Dr. Robert Rumbelow and the University of Illinois. Duration ca. 22 minutes.
In one movement. Dedicated to Sarah Chang. The music is adapted from the second movement of the composer's Violin Concerto. Of advanced difficulty. Duration ca. 8 minutes.