Current commissions

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra

Co-commissioned by Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Myung Whun Chung Music Director, and The Boston Symphony Orchestra, for pianist Garrick Ohlsson;  

Due Per Due for Cello and Piano

Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment, 2007 for NY Philharmonic Principal Cellist Carter Brey. Premiere with Carter Brey and Christopher O’Riley, February 5 2010 at Montclair College.

Under Negotiation

The House of the Spirits - Opera in 3 Acts

Noted novelist Isabel Allende granted the rights to adapt her novel and film as an opera. Librettist/poet JD McClatchy has agreed to write the libretto, and commission is under consideration at major opera houses in US, Scandinavia, and other European counties.

Compositions & Performances

Blue and Gold Music for Organ and Brass

2008 - Premiered October 4 at the Riverside Church Cathedral in NY, with The American Brass Quintet and Colin Fowler, organist. Commissioned by the Trinity School for their 300th anniversary.

2008 - Recorded for ABQ 50th anniversary CD.

Music for Piano Trio –“ The March of Folly”

2006 - Premiere recording for Bridge Records, Carter Brey, cello, Ani Kavafian violin, Jeremy Denk, piano

2009 - World premiere Lincoln Center Chamber music Society, with Ani Kavafian, Carter Brey, Shai Wosner

Blue Mountain, A Chamber Opera in One Act

2007 - Premiered October 8,9,10 in Oslo Norway, in Kanonhallen, singers from the Oslo State Opera, and Det Norske Blaseensemble, Kenneth Jean conducting. Commissioned by Det Norske Blaseensemble.

2008 - Recorded and released on Bridge Records

Two Concert Etudes for Piano

Commissioned by the New York State Association of Music Teachers

2001 - Premiere at the NYAMT Convention, Steven Masi Pianist

2001 - Merkin Hall, New York. Numerous performances in the US

2006 - Recorded for Bridge Records, Garrick Ohlsson, pianist

2006 - Performances by Mr. Ohlsson in Cleveland (Chamber Music Society), San Francisco, Santa Rosa

2009 - Carnegie/Zankel Hall, Alexandre Moutouzkine pianist

Sketches for Violin, Cello and Piano

Commissioned by the Rheuminations Foundation

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