Large Ensemble / Orchestral

When they broke down the door (2022)
for soprano and orchestra - ca. 15'

Based on a poem by Fatemeh (Shahrzad) Shams, translated by Dick Davis

(1, 1, 1, 1 – 2, 1, 1, 0 – 1 percussion – piano/melodica – strings)

Premiere: July 2022, Brandeis University, MA
Sharon Harms, Soprano – Holly Druckman, Conductor

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Remembrance of a duty (2019)
for chamber orchestra - ca. 8'

Commissioned by Fresh Inc. Festival, Steven R. Gerber Trust Commissioning Grant

(1, 1, 1, 1 – 1, 0, 0, 0 – piano – 1, 0, 1, 1, 1)

Premiere: 16 June 2019, University of Wisconsin Parkside, Francis Bedford Recital Hall, Kenosha, WI
Members of the Fifth House Ensemble and participants of the Fresh Inc. Festival
Eli Chen, Conductor

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In this dead end (2019)
for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra - ca. 5'

Based on a poem by Ahmad Shamloo

(1, 0, 1, 1, 1 alto sx – 0, 1, 1, 0 – 1 – perc, piano — 1 , 1, 1, 1, 1 or more)

Premiere: 27 April 2019, Staples Family Concert Hall, School of Music, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI

CMU New Music Ensemble
Elena Zelinko, Mezzo Soprano
Sepehr Pirasteh, Conductor

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Sacrifice of brothers (2017)
for string orchestra - ca. 5'

*Winner of the Call for score “Crianca Cidada String Orchestra”

(strings 4, 4, 4, 2, 2 or more)

Premiere: 07 July 2018, Sinagoga de la Congregación Israelita Argentina, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Orquestra Criança Cidadã
Nilson Galvão Jr., Conductor

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