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List of Contemporary Works Performed



* commission

^ premiere



Sahba Aminikia: In Haste (2009)

Drake Andersen: Spring Flow: solo version (2014)*^

Drake Andersen: Stravinsky Elegie: remix (2014)*^

Mariel Berger: For One (2015)*^

John Cage: 26’ 1.1499” for a String Player (1953/55)

Elliott Carter: Figment IV for viola (2008

Philippe Hersant: Pavane pour alto seul (1987)

Garth Knox: 9 Fingers (2004)

Gyorgy Kurtag: selected Signs, Games, and Messages (1989-)

Gyorgy Ligeti: Sonate (1991-1994)

Bruno Maderna: Viola (1971)

Missy Mazzoli: Tooth and Nail for Amplified Viola and Electronics (2010)

Augusta Read Thomas: Pulsar (2006)

George Rochberg: Sonata for Viola and Piano (1979)

Alfred Schnittke: Concerto for Viola and Orchestra (1985)

Elliott Schwartz: Suite for Viola and Piano (1962)

Joan Tower: Simply Purple (2008)

Joan Tower: Wild Purple (1998)



Drake Andersen: Jeté (2012) *^

viola and guitar

Matt Aelmore: Nocturne (2011) *

viola and guitar

Garth Knox: 9 Fingers (2007)

viola and guitar

Erik Lundborg: Spring and Fall (1989)

voice and viola

Robert Scott Thompson: Nexi (1993)^

violin and viola

Murray Adaskin: Divertimento No. 9 (1998)

violin, viola, cello

Sergio Assad: Winter Impressions (1996)

flute, viola, guitar

Brian Haller: fractal.2 (2013) *^

flute, viola, guitar

Emanuel Nunes: Sonata a tre (1985/86)

string trio

John Deak: Colonial Variations

violin, viola, bass

Jennifer Higdon: String Trio (1988)

violin, viola, cello

Gyorgy Kurtag: Hommage a Robert Schumann (1990)

clarinet, viola, piano

Missy Mazzoli: Lies You Can Believe In (2006)

violin, viola, cello

Astor Piazzola: Oblivion (1982)

flute, viola, guitar

Forrest Pierce: Lord of June (2008)

violin, viola, cello

Alfred Schnittke: String Trio (1985)

violin, viola, cello

Mark Ackerly: TKO (2013) *^

string quartet

John Adams: String Quartet (2008)

string quartet

Sahba Aminikia: One Day, Tehran (2009)

string quartet

Drake Andersen: Four Boughs (2012) *^

viola, guitar, voice, percussion

Erik Deluca: lake (2013)*^

string quartet

Daniel Felsenfeld: You.Have.No.Idea (2013) *^

string quartet

Marla Hansen: Spaziergang (2010)*

string quartet

Rafael Hernandez: I. (2013) *^

string quartet

Aaron Kotler: W.I.P (2015)^*

string quartet

Joel Lambdin: A Light in the Hill (2015)^*

violin, viola, cello, electronics

Ellis Ludwig-Leone: Dear and Blackbirds (2014)

string quartet

Mike MacAllister: Common Criminals (2012)*

string quartet

Mike MacAllister: Hide the Lettuce (2010)*

string quartet

Kyle Saulnier: untitled. (2010)*

string quartet

Karl Stockhausen: Tierkreis (1974-75)

flute, viola, clarinet, bass

Daniel Tacke: Im Rückblick (2012)^

clarinet, violin, viola, cello

Baxton Alexander: Vidi Aquam (2015)^

string quartet and voice

Turkar Gasimzada: Opalescence (2012) *^

flute, viola, trombone, percussion (2 players)

Noah Luna: The Highwayman (2013) *^

string quartet, tenor

Mariel Berger: The Gift (2013) *^

flute, viola, guitar, voice, percussion

Pilley Bianchi: Kyrie (2011)

string quartet, piano

David Bowie/Drake Andersen: Subterraneans (1977/2013) *^

flute, viola, guitar, voice, percussion

Hans Werner Henze: Neue Volkslieder und Hirterigesange (1983/96)

violin, viola, cello, guitar, bassoon

Lewis Nielson: El Decanso del Guerrero (2014)*^

flute, viola, guitar, voice, percussion

Brian Questa: Rivers (2013)*^

flute, viola, guitar, voice, percussion

Jonah Rosenberg: Ode to Jackeen (2013) *^

flute, viola, guitar, voice, percussion

Drake Andersen: 6+1 (2012) *^

flute, viola, electric guitar, trombone, percussion (2 players)

Pierre Boulez: Le Marteau sans maître (1955)

voice, alto flute, viola, guitar, vibraphone, xylorimba and percussion

Mark Dancigers: untitled (2015)^*

oboe, string quartet, piano

Morton Feldman: i met heine on the rue fürstenberg (1973)

flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, voice, violin, cello

Ashley Fure: Something to Hunt (2014)

violin, viola, cello, bass, oboe, clarinet, saxophones

Ellis Ludwig-Leone: All That We See (2014)

string quartet, saxophone, electric guitar, piano


Drake Andersen: Spring Flow (2014)*^

concerto for viola and indeterminate chamber ensemble

Philip Glass: Music in Similar Motion (1969)


Daniel Goode: Stamping in the Dark (1974)


Tom Johnson: Narayana’s Cows (1989)


Bruno Maderna: Serenata per un Satellite (1969)


Pauline Oliveros: Thirteen Changes (1986)


Pauline Oliveros: Worldwide Tuning Meditation (2007)


Frederic Rzewski: Coming Together (1972)


Frederic Rzewski: Les Moutons de Panurge (1969)


Mike Perdue: Numerology Unbecoming (2011) ^



Large Ensemble

John Adams: Absolute Jest (2012)

John Adams: Guide to Strange Places (2001)

John Adams: Lollapalooza (1995)

John Adams: Short Ride in a Fast Machine (1986)

John Adams: Slonimsky’s Earbox (1996)

John Luther Adams: for Lou Harrison (2003)^

John Luther Adams: In the White Silence (1998)^

Luciano Berio: Sequenza IV for Piano (1966)

Luciano Berio: Sinfonia (1968)

Charlotte Bray: At the Speed of  Stillness (2012) ^

Alex Burtzos: Sky Above Clouds (2012) ^

John Cage: Renga (1975-76)

John Cage: Cheap Imitation (1969)

Elliott Carter: Variations for Orchestra (1954-55)

Konrad Chan: Two Faces (2015)^

John Coltrane: Meditations Suite (1965/2010) ^

Juan Pablo Contreras: El labertino de la soledad (2012) ^

Richard Danielpour: Souvenirs (2011) ^

Niccolo Castiglioni: Inverno In ver (1973)

Luigi Dallapiccola: Parole di San Paolo (1964)

Zosha Di Castri: Lineage (2013) ^

Michael Digiacinto: Gayatri (2012) ^

Jessica DiMari: Ascension (2015)^

David Felder: Les Quatre Temps Cardinaux (2011)

Morton Feldman: Structures for Orchestra (1964)

Ashley Fure: Albatross (2014)

Anne Goldberg: Qumran (2012) ^

Michael Gordon: Weather (1997

John Harbison: selected Mirabai Songs (1982)

Aharon Harlap: Kohelet (2014)^

Aharon Harlap: Out of the depths I have cried unto thee, O Lord (2014)^

Hans Werner Henze: Sinfonia 8 (1993)

Jennifer Higdon: On a Wire (2010)

Paul Kerekes: Reverie (2014) ^

Mary Kouyounmdjian: Become Who I Am (2015)

Mary Kouyoumdjian: This Should Feel Like Home (2013)^

Gyory Kurtag: ...quasi una fantasia… Op. 27, No. 1 (1988)

Gyorgy Kurtag: Double Concerto Op. 27, No. 2 (1990)

David Lang: Pierced (2007)

Paul Leavitt: Requiem (2009) ^

Magnus Lindberg: Bubo Bubo (2002)

Ellis Ludwig-Leone: Invisible Divide  (2015)^*

YangZhi Ma: A Beginning or An Ending for Orchestra (2012) ^

Philippe Manoury: Instants Pluriels (2008)

Albert Markov: Queen Esther (2010)

Ørjan Matre: Halleluja, var strid er endt (2015)^

Olivier Messaien: Des canyons aux étoiles (1971-74)

Keyi Ning: Yong Mei (2012) ^

Andrew Norman: Try (2011)

Brian Petuch: Frames (2014) ^

Astor Piazzola: Maria de Buenos Aires (1968)

Tobias Picker: The Waking (2015)^

Matthias Pintscher: Reflections on Narcissus (2005)

Matt Poon: Emergence for Orchestra (2012) ^

Kevin Puts: Two Mountain Scenes (2007)

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Finnish Myth (1977)

Steve Reich: Duet (2005)

Steve Reich: Music for 18 Musicians (1974-76)

Steve Reich: Radio Rewrite (2012)

Steve Reich: Three Movements (1986)

Steve Reich: Variations for Vibes, Pianos and Strings (2005)

Julian Revie: Mass of the Divine Shepherd (2015)^

Terry Riley: In C (1964)

Wolfgang Rhim: Will Sound (2005/6)

Giacinto Scelsi: Ohoi (1986)

Daniel Schnyder: Songbook for Saxophone and Orchestra

Amir Shpilman/Nicholas Nelson: Collective Improvisation 1 for Chamber Orchestra and

Four Laptops (2012) ^

Johannes Maria Staud: Configurations (2002)

Toru Takemitsu: Towards the Sea (1981)

Christopher Theofanidis: Rainbow Body (2000)

Michael Tippett: Fantasia Concertante on a Theme of Corelli (1953)

Sean Vigneau-Britt: Faith in a Future (2015)^

Jorg Widmann: ...umdüstert...  (2007)

Julia Wolfe: Cruel Sister (2004)


53 premieres since 2010

28 commissions since 2010

150 new works since 2010

kallie ciechomski, violist
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