Rehearsing the Pablo Otriz Commission.
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RECENT TMF COMMISSIONS & PREMIERES
TMF LiberArte commissions
Lubica Cekovská: Solo piano work for GARRICK OHLSSON premiered in May, 2013 at the Prague Spring Festival. Commissioned in partnership with the Prague Spring Festival. Published by Barenreiter Verlag.
Nico Muhly: “You Can’t Get There from Here,” for solo piano, premiered by SIMONE DINNERSTEIN November 12, 2012 at Symphony Hall, Boston. Published by Dunvagen/St. Rose Music. "A brilliant piece." —David Wright, Boston Classical Review
Clint Needham: “Voices” for solo string quartet and chamber orchestra premiered October 2012 at Joslyn Hall, Omaha, Nebraska, with the Hawthorne String Quartet and Omaha Chamber Ochestra conducted by Thomas Wilkins. Sponsored by TMF and the Institute for Holocaust Studies, Omaha. Published by Theodore Presser.
Vit Zouhar: "Days," for harpsichord, flute, and string trio, premiered May 15 at the 2012 Prague Spring Festival with MARK KROLL, harpsichord; Jan Ostry, flute; Marina Baková, violin; Mark Ludwig, viola; Petr Nouzovsky, cello. Commissioned in partnership with the Prague Spring Festival.
Pablo Ortíz: "Perpetuo Moto," for harpsichord, violin, and cello. Premiered May 15 at the 2012 Prague Spring Festival with Mark Kroll, harpsichord; Marina Baková, violin; Petr Nouzovsky, cello. (View video at left.) Commissioned in partnership with the Prague Spring Festival. Mr. Ortiz has also composed a song cycle for DAWN UPSHAW, set to poetry of US Poet Laureate Louise Glück. Premiere to be announced.
Andre Previn: Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet, premiered at Symphony Hall, Boston in 2011 with clarinetist Thomas Martin and the Hawthorne String Quartet. Tanglewood premiere August 2012. Published by G. Schirmer. [Listen]
Miroslav Srnka: “Escape Routines” for harp, clarinet, and string trio, commissioned in partnership with the Prague Spring Festival. World premiere at Symphony Hall, Boston, with members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra September 26, 2010. Tanglewood Festival performance August 26, 2011.
Stephen Feigenbaum: incidental music for “The Last Cyclist” premiered in New York in 2012. His “Songs of Sorrow and Hope” for chorus and piano, a Krasa-Schaechter Commission, premiered 2009 in Lobkowitz Palace, Prague; American premiere in Symphony Hall, Boston 2009; a 2009 prize-winner in the Vancouver Chamber Choir’s Biennial Young Composer’s Competition.