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SYMPHONIC

JOURNEYS

A Piano Concerto
Completed 2012

PASSAGES

A Clarinet Concerto
Originally commissioned and performed by The Lancaster Festival Orchestra
On CD Colloquy

MY HEART'S FRIEND

An orchestral setting of four poems for Soprano and Baritone
(Also scored for four-hand, piano version)
Poems:
Yes (James Joyce, Ulysses)
The Smile (William Blake)
Always (Harrison Smith Morris)
The Heart's Friend (A Shoshone Love Song)
On CD Colloquy

HASKALAH

An Orchestral Work
Commissioned and performed by The Columbus Symphony
Gary Sheldon, Conductor

CHAMBER

A DREAM WITHIN A DREAM

An Orchestral Chamber Work
The third movement of a triptych
Inspired by Edgar Allen Poe's works
World Premiere:
The Pit Stop Players
Good Sheperd-Faith Presbyterian Church, NYC
October 24, 2016

REFLECTIONS

An Orchestral Chamber Work
Commissioned and performed by
The Palisades Virtuosi
World Premiere:
George Frey Center for Arts and Recreation, NJ
October 2, 2015
Recorded on New American Masters Volume 6
Released by Albany Records May 2017

THE RAVEN

An Orchestral Chamber Work
The second movement of a projected triptych
Inspired by Edgar Allen Poe's works
World Premiere:
The Pit Stop Players
St. Stephen's Church, NYC
May 4, 2015

SONATA FOR TWO VIOLINS

2013

LIGEIA

An Orchestral Chamber Work
The first movement of a projected triptych
Inspired by Edgar Allen Poe's works
World Premiere:
The Pit Stop Players
Dimenna Center for Classical Music, NYC
October 30, 2011

COLLOQUY

A Sonata for viola and piano
On CD Colloquy

BUTTERFLY: A MUSICAL JOURNEY OF HOPE

Settings of the poetry of the children of Terezin
For Female Child Soprano, Baritone and Chamber Orchestra
World Premiere:
Trinity Lutheran Seminary
Columbus, Ohio
Cantor Jack Chomsky, featured soloist
November 9, 2014

SONG FOR HORN

A Chamber Concerto for French Horn
Premiered with The Pit Stop Players
Dimenna Center for Classical Music, May 2011

SONATA FOR CLARINET AND CELLO

Commissioned and performed by Robert King

THE BASSOON AND TEN OTHERS

A Chamber Concerto for Arthur Weisberg

ACCORDION SAMBA

A Chamber Work for Accordion, Bassoon, Cello and Scat Vocalist
Commissioned by The American Accordionists Society

SUITE FOR THREE WOODWINDS

Flute, Clarinet and Bassoon
Premiered Brooklyn College, broadcast by WQXR

ANTHEM

For Soprano, Piano, Violin and Cello
Poem by: Ross Yockey

BUTTON OF YOUTH

For Baritone and Piano
Poem by Lew Wall
Premiered at Columbia University, Miller Hall

OPERA

MORDECAI

An Opera
Based on a true story of the Nazi occupation of the Vilna Ghetto
Premiered at The Kosciushko Foundation, New York
Libretto: Robert Reinhold

WANING POWERS

An Opera
A diva loses her voice at the peak of her career
Performed by Joanna Simon at the Vineyard Theater, NYC
Libretto: Gerald Walker

TEDDY

An Operatic Fable
A bear travels to the big city on a mission to save the forest
Originally Commissioned by The Actor's Studio, NYC
Developed with Encompass New Opera Theatre
Nancy Rhodes, Director
Libretto: Herb Schapiro

BALLET

PUSS 'N BOOTS

A Ballet
Commissioned and performed by The Lancaster Music Festival
Gary Sheldon, Artistic Director
Choreographer: Melinda Baker
2007 Special Anniversary Performance
Lancaster Music Festival, July 22
www.lanfest.org 2008 Performance
The Festival at Sandpoint, Idaho, August 10
www.festivalatsandpoint.com

PIED PIPER

An Orchestral work
Commissioned and performed by Tales and Scales

CHORAL/LITURGICAL

SONG OF MOSES

An a capella SATB work
On CD Colloquy

AN AMERICAN S'LICHOT

For Chamber Orchestra, Chorus and Cantor Soloist (in Hebrew)
Commissioned and first performed by Cantor Jack Chomsky
Upcoming performance:
Washington Hebrew Congregatio, Washington, D.C., Cantors Mikhail Manevich and Susan Bortnick
Seotember 20, 2014
AN AMERICAN SELICHOT is available for licensing through TRANSCONTINENTAL PUBLISHERS.

CELEBRATION

A contemporary setting of the Traditional Jewish Friday Night Service
For Cantor solo, Chorus and Orchestra
Commissioned by Roger Stevens for The Kennedy Center

SONG OF SONGS

An Oratorio For Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra
Based on the Biblical Songs of Solomon
Commissioned and performed by Cantor Nate Lam
Stephen Wise Synagogue, Los Angeles, CA