Catalogue | Drama/Theater :: Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland

Pinocchio
Pinocchio’s Adventures in Funland (1999) | libretto by Dana Bonstrom
Commissioned by the Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center (NYC).
Duration: 30′
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2/2.1.1.0 piano, percussion, strings, narrator
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»  Read program notes.
Pinocchio

Catalogue | Orchestral :: Imaginary Numbers

Imaginary Numbers (2015) | for oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon, and orchestra
Commissioned by Paul and Linnea Bert in honor of their longtime friendship with Dede and Tony Spano and Robert Spano,
Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
Duration: 25′
Instrumentation: 2.1.1.1/2.1.1.0/timpani/2 percussion/harp/oboe solo, clarinet solo, horn solo, bassoon solo/strings
I. Sky and Water
II. Duetti Misteriosi
III. Hymn of the Five Suns
IV. Mandelbrot’s Rondo
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Catalogue | Drama/Theater :: Budget Cuts

Budget Cuts (1995) | a septet for three players and conductor
Commissioned (without funds) by the Boston Musica Viva.
Duration: 16′
Instrumentation: violin (doubling viola*) piano (doubling clarinet or some other treble wind instrument*)
percussion (doubling horn or some other tenor wind instrument*) conductor (doubling alto melodica or cornet, violin, piano*)
*The instruments that are doubled are not intended to be well-played.

Catalogue | Orchestral :: Ascending Light

Ascending Light (2015) | for organ and orchestra
Commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Andris Nelsons, Music Director, with generous support provided by the
Gomidas Organ Fund, in memory of Berj Zamkochian and commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.
Duration: 28′
Instrumentation: 3 (3rd dbl. Picc.).3 (3rd dbl. E.H.).3 (3rd dbl. B. Cl.).3 (3rd dbl. Cbsn.)/4.3.3.1/Timp./3 Perc./Hp./ Organ solo/Strings
I. Vis Vitalis (Grand, Majestic) ~ II. Lullaby of Tigranakert /Variations, Scherzo, Reverie ~ Coda: Aravot lousaber (Ascending light)
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»  Watch excerpts from world premiere at Boston’s Symphony Hall on 26 March, 2015.

Catalogue | Orchestral :: The Queen and the Conjurer

The Queen and the Conjurer (2013) | Tarot-derived score titles and program by Dana Bonstrom
Commissioned by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra and the Conservatory Lab Charter School.
Duration: 9′ 30″
Instrumentation: 2 (2nd dbl. Picc.).2.2.2/4.2.3.1/Timp./3 Perc./Hp./ Strings
(also includes an optional/companion scoring for youth orchestra: 5.0.4.0/0.5.2.0/4 Perc./Strings)
The Queen and the Conjurer

Catalogue | Chamber/Solo :: Resin in Resonance

Resin in Resonance (2008)
Commissioned by the New Gallery Series
Inspired by the collage art of April Clay.
Duration: 13′
Instrumentation: oboe, violin, piano (four-hands), percussion

Catalogue | Orchestral . Choral :: Chesapeake: Summer of 1814

Chesapeake: Summer of 1814 (2013) | for SATB chorus and orchestra; Historical Narrative by Dana Bonstrom
Commissioned by the the Reno Philharmonic Association in commemoration of the writing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” by Frances Scott Key in 1814.
Duration: ~28′
Instrumentation: 2(2nd dbl. Picc.).2(2nd dbl. E.H.).2.2(2nd dbl. Cbsn.)/4.2.3.1/Timp./3 Perc./Hp./SATB Chorus/Strings

Calendar | 31 May, 2011

Tuesday . May 31 . 2011
8.00 pm
Cable Ready

Tribeca Monsters!
part of the Tribeca New Music Festival

Galapagos Art Space
Brooklyn . New York
Cable Ready

Tribeca Monsters!
part of the Tribeca New Music Festival

Tuesday . May 31 . 2011
8.00 pm

Galapagos Art Space
Brooklyn . New York

Calendar | 15 May, 2011

Sunday . May 15 . 2011
8.00 pm
Winter Light

San Francisco Choral Artists
and the Alexander String Quartet

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Palo Alto . California
Winter Light

San Francisco Choral Artists
and the Alexander String Quartet

Sunday . May 15 . 2011
8.00 pm

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
Palo Alto . California

Calendar | 14 May, 2011

Saturday . May 14 . 2011
8.00 pm
Winter Light

San Francisco Choral Artists
and the Alexander String Quartet

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Oakland . California
Winter Light

San Francisco Choral Artists
and the Alexander String Quartet

Saturday . May 14 . 2011
8.00 pm

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
Oakland . California

Calendar | 7 May, 2011

Saturday . May 7 . 2011
8.00 pm
Winter Light

San Francisco Choral Artists
and the Alexander String Quartet

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
San Francisco . California
Winter Light

San Francisco Choral Artists
and the Alexander String Quartet

Saturday . May 7 . 2011
8.00 pm

St. Mark’s Lutheran Church
San Francisco . California

Calendar | 19 April, 2011

Tuesday . April 19 . 2011
8.00 pm
Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme

Jordan Winds
William Drury, conductor

Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue | Boston
Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme

Jordan Winds
William Drury, conductor

Tuesday . April 19 . 2011
8.00 pm

Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue | Boston

Calendar | 9 April, 2011

Saturday . April 9 . 2011
8.30 pm
Canzona Nova: Fractured Fairy Tale

Atlanta Chamber Players
NEW YORK PREMIERE

Weill Recital Hall
Carnegie Hall
New York . New York
Canzona Nova: Fractured Fairy Tale

Atlanta Chamber Players
NEW YORK PREMIERE

Saturday . April 9 . 2011
8.30 pm

Weill Recital Hall
Carnegie Hall
New York . New York

Calendar | 7 April, 2011

Thursday . April 7 . 2011
8.00 pm
Canzona Nova: Fractured Fairy Tale

Atlanta Chamber Players
BOSTON PREMIERE

Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue | Boston
Canzona Nova: Fractured Fairy Tale

Atlanta Chamber Players
BOSTON PREMIERE

Thursday . April 7 . 2011
8.00 pm

Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue | Boston

Calendar | 6 March, 2011

Sunday . March 6 . 2011
7.00 pm
Garden of the Senses Suite

Boston Modern Orchestra Project
Gil Rose, conductor

Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue | Boston
Garden of the Senses Suite

Boston Modern Orchestra Project
Gil Rose, conductor

Sunday . March 6 . 2011
7.00 pm

Jordan Hall
New England Conservatory
290 Huntington Avenue | Boston

Calendar | 5 March, 2011

Saturday . March 5 . 2011
8.00 pm
Double Concerto for Bassoon and Clarinet

The Melrose Symphony Orchestra
Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
Richard Svoboda, bassoon | Erin Svoboda , clarinet

Memorial Hall
590 Main Street
Melrose . Massachusetts
Double Concerto for Bassoon and Clarinet

The Melrose Symphony Orchestra
Yoichi Udagawa, conductor
Richard Svoboda, bassoon | Erin Svoboda , clarinet

Saturday . March 5 . 2011
8.00 pm

Memorial Hall
590 Main Street
Melrose . Massachusetts

Calendar | 4 March, 2011

Friday . March 4 . 2011
8.00 pm
Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme

The President’s Own United States Marine Band
Colonel Michael J. Colburn, conductor

Wilder Performing Arts Centre
Norfolk State University
Norfolk . Virginia
Flourishes and Meditations on a Renaissance Theme

The President’s Own United States Marine Band
Colonel Michael J. Colburn, conductor

Friday . March 4 . 2011
8.00 pm

Wilder Performing Arts Centre
Norfolk State University
Norfolk . Virginia

Calendar | 26 February, 2011

Saturday . February 26 . 2011
8.00 pm
Themes from a Midsummer Night

The IRIS Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor

Germantown Performing Arts Centre
Germantown . Tennessee
Themes from a Midsummer Night

The IRIS Orchestra
Michael Stern, conductor

Saturday . February 26 . 2011
8.00 pm

Germantown Performing Arts Centre
Germantown . Tennessee

Calendar | 23 February, 2011

Wednesday . February 23 . 2011
7.30 pm
Vientos y Tangos

Hope College Wind Ensemble
Gabe Southard, director

Dimnent Memorial Chapel
277 College Avenue
Holland . Michigan
Vientos y Tangos

Hope College Wind Ensemble
Gabe Southard, director

Wednesday . February 23 . 2011
7.30 pm

Dimnent Memorial Chapel
277 College Avenue
Holland . Michigan

Calendar | 15 January, 2011

Saturday . January 15 . 2011
8.00 pm
Selections from ‘The Garden of Cosmic Speculation’

The Akron Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Wilkins, conductor

E.J. Thomas Hall
University of Akron
Akron . Ohio
Selections from ‘The Garden of Cosmic Speculation’

The Akron Symphony Orchestra
Christopher Wilkins, conductor

Saturday . January 15 . 2011
8.00 pm

E.J. Thomas Hall
University of Akron
Akron . Ohio

Calendar | 14 November, 2010

Sunday . November 14 . 2010
3.00 pm
Canzona Nova: Fractured Fairy Tale

Atlanta Chamber Players

Spivey Hall
Clayton State University
Morrow . Georgia
Canzona Nova: Fractured Fairy Tale

Atlanta Chamber Players

Sunday . November 14 . 2010
3.00 pm

Spivey Hall
Clayton State University
Morrow . Georgia