Chamber Music Written for the Da Capo Chamber Players

Composer

 

David Fulmer

Erica Lindsay

Daniel Zlatkin

Kevin Hickey

Noach Lundgren

 

Clint Needham

 

Jack Gulielmetti

 

Valerie Coleman

 

Leo Kraft

 

Chinary Ung

 

Mohammed Fairouz

 

Daniel Sonenberg

 

Diana McIntosh 

 

Dan Visconti

 

Hannah Lash

 

Jose Agustin Sanchez

 

Stephen Jaffe

 

George Tsontakis

 

Greg D’Alessio

 

Keith Fitch

 

Carl Schimmel

 

Richard Teitelbaum

 

Lydia Ayers

 

Judith Shatin

 

Conor Brown

 

Louis Karchin

 

Igor Golubev

 

Kati Agócs

 

Su Lian Tan

 

Gene Pritsker

 

Eric Chasalow

 

Chandler Carter

 

Shirish Korde

 

Alexander Radvilovitch

 

Boris Filanovski

 

Dmitriy Riabtsev

 

Elena Antonenko

 

Kirill Umansky

 

Kyle Gann

 

John Harbison

 

 

 

 

Chinary Ung

 

 

Daniel Wohl

 

Serge Tcherepnin

 

Harold Farberman

 

Martin Bresnick

 

Louis Karchin

 

Harold Meltzer

 

Penka Kouneva

 

 

 

Jonathan Leshnoff

 

Philippe Bodin

 

Larry Wallach

 

Paul Lansky

 

Carlos Carillo

 

Louis Karchin

 

Shirish Korde

 

David Lang

Su Lian Tan

 

Joan Tower

 

David Sanford

 

Peter Golub

 

Jeffrey Mumford

 

Gerald Levinson

 

 

Richard Wilson

 

Shulamit Ran

 

Gunther Schuller

 

John Gibson

Bruce Adolphe

Stephen Albert

 

Yehudi Wyner

 

George Perle

 

Bruce Adolphe

 

John Harbison

 

Leo Smith
 

John Corigliano

 

John Harbison

 

Bruce MacCombie

 

Joseph Schwantner

 

Tania León

 

Nicholas Maw

Louis Pelosi

Elie Yarden

Roger Briggs

 

Bruce Adolphe

 

Joseph Schwantner

 

David Chaitkin

 

Louise Talma

Theodore Antoniou

Charles Porter

William Thomas McKinley

Alvin Brehm

 

Judith Shatin Allen


Werther

Quintet
        "

Stephen Jaffe
A Nonesuch Serenade 

Quintet, commissioned by Warner Communications
        "

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich
Intrada    

Quintet, commissioned by Chamber Music America with assistance from the Mary Flagler Cary Trust and the Jerome Foundation
        "

James Greeson
Fantasy 

Quintet, commissioned with a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts
        "

Elie Yarden
"...(and yet, what if knowledge itself were delicious?)."
Bard College, 

May 17, 1984

Preston Trombly
...The Trumpets of Solitude... 

Quintet, commissioned by the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center
McMillin Theatre December 8, 1982

George Perle
Sonata a quattro

Quartet, commissioned with a Consortium Commissioning Award from the National Endowment for the Arts
Carnegie Recital Hall May 17, 1982

Chester Biscardi
Di Vivere

Quintet, commissioned with a National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
         "

Les Thimmig
Concerto for Six Players
Lawrence University

March 5, 1982

Joan Tower
Wings

Solo Clarinet
Merkin Concert Hall, December 4, 1981

*Philip Glass
Modern Love Waltz 

Quintet
Alice Tully Hall

March 23, 1980

*George Perle
Scherzo

Quartet
        "

 

 

*Shulamit Ran
Private Game

Duo for clarinet and cello
        "

*Joseph Schwantner
Wind, Willow, Whisper... 

Quintet
        "

*Joan Tower
Petroushskates

Quintet
        "

*Charles Wuorinen
Joan's

Quintet
        "



 

                                *The above six works were written for the 10th Anniversary of the Da Capo Chamber Players with commissioning grants from the Fromm Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, and Meet the Composer.

 

Ursula Mamlok
When Summer Sang

Quintet
Rutgers University April 27, 1980

Ronald Roseman
Three Psalms 

Quartet plus soprano
Carnegie Recital Hall April 18, 1979

Louise Talma
Diadem

Quintet plus tenor
       "

Miriam Gideon
Voices from Elysium

Quintet plus tenor
        "

Bruce Taub
Extremities

Quintet
Carnegie Recital Hall February 14, 1979

Joan Tower
Amazon

Quintet, commissioned by the Contemporary Music Society
Carnegie Recital Hall January 11, 1978

Shulamit Ran
For an Actor--Monologue for Clarinet
Carnegie Recital Hall May 10, 1978

Leo Kraft
Dialectica

Quartet plus electronic sounds, commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore
Baltimore Museum of Art May 15, 1977

Francis Thorne
Head Music

Trio 
Carnegie Recital Hall May 4, 1977

Elie Yarden
Septentrion

Trio
        "

Andrew Thomas
How the News Was Spread 

Quintet, commissioned by the Thorne Fund for Music and the New York State Council on the Arts
Carnegie Recital Hall March 16, 1977

Robert Helps
Quintet

National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital Hall January 12, 1977

Preston Trombly
The Windmills of Paris 

Quintet, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital Hall April 12, 1976

Paul Lansky
Crossworks

Quintet, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
        "

Claudio Spies
Shirim Le Hathunatham

Quintet plus soprano, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital hall April 21, 1976

Joan Tower
Breakfast Rhythms 

Clarinet solo plus five instruments
Town Hall, February 4, 1974

Elaine Barkin
Prim Cycles

Quintet
Carnegie Recital Hall December 20, 1973

Jeffrey Kresky
Aria Da Capo

Quintet
        

        "

Rolv Yttrehus
Quintet
Town Hall, February 4, 1974

Milton Babbitt
Arie Da Capo

Quintet, commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation for the winners of the Chamber Music Award
Alice Tully Hall, 

April 25, 1974

Harvey Sollberger
Riding the Wind I

Solo flute with four instruments,

commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation for the winners of the Chamber Music Award
Alice Tully Hall

April 25, 1974

Bruce Taub
Quintet I
Carnegie Recital Hall February 9, 1973

Erik Lundborg
Trio
Carnegie Recital Hall May 4, 1973

Thomas James
String and Wind Quartet
Greenwich House

March 30, 1972

Joan Tower
Hexachords

Solo flute
New York University February 26, 1972

Stanley Persky
Symbiosynthesis

Quintet plus electronic sounds
Greenwich House February 24, 1972

Joan Tower
Prelude for Five Players
Carnegie Recital Hall October 22, 1971

Title

 

Cadenza


Further Explorations

Dvash
 

Pretense
 

if blues were green
 

Toccatas, Recits, & Aria
 

Pipe Dream
 

Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes
 

To Whom It May Concern
 

Singing Inside Aura
 

Pierrot lunaire
 

Delve
 

For Your Tomorrow 
 

The Clear Light 
 

Subtilior, Lamento 
 

Negra Nochezzolla 
 

Cameo 
 

Gravity 
 

Al Segno 
 

Midnight Rounds 
 

Four Nocturnes from “The Oblivion Ha-ha” 
 

SoundPaths 
 

Pearls 
 

Spring Tides
 

Cloud Forest 
 

The Gods of Winter
 

Sparkling Thirds
 

Immutable Dreams 
 

Creature to Man 
 

Self Laceration 
 

Flute Concerto 
 

Conversation Piece 
 

Song Cycle on the Life of Phoolan Devi 
 

Pierrot’s Dreams 
 

We Can’t Perform It 
 

Enchanted Lake II 
 

Words
 

Winter Landscape
 

The Day Revisited

 

Songs America Loves to Sing

Commissioned with an award from the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University. (A joint 
commission with the Atlanta Chamber Players)

 

Oracle

Commissioned by the Mary Flagler Cary 
Charitable Trust

 

5 Chemical Elements

 

look up firefly the night is calling

 

Games
 

My Twentieth Century (text by Tom Andrews)

A Millennium Commissioning Project of CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA


Fanfare/Pavane

Written for Patricia Spencer

Exiles

Written for Paul Sperry and the Da Capo Chamber Players

Climbing the Ladder of Unraveling Rope

Commissioned with a grant from MEET THE COMPOSER


Riverend

Peal

Canzona

Odd Moments

for George Perle for his 85th Anniversary 

De la brevedad de la vida

American Visions (two songs on poems of Yevgeny Yevtushenko)  Commissioned with a grant from New York University

RASA

Chamber opera for soprano, chamber ensemble, tabla, tape, chorus, dancers, and actors. Co-produced with Holy Cross College theatre ensemble and the New York Virtuoso Singers.


Dance Drop (Revised instrumentation)

Invention and Sinfonia

Trio for flute, cello, piano

Written for the Da Capo Chamber Players

Très lent

For cello and piano

Written for André Emelianoff

From Behind a Red Light

For solo cello, narrator and dancer

Written for André Emelianoff

Now Be Witness Again

For solo flute and actors

Written for Patricia Spencer

a diffuse light that knows no particular hour

Quintet, commissioned for Da Capo by the Amphion Foundation
 

Dreamlight

Trio for cello, piano, and percussion; 
commissioned by André Emelianoff


Affirmations

Quintet for Da Capo, commissioned by Chamber Music America

Mirage

Quintet, commissioned for Da Capo by National Endowment for the Arts Consortium Commissioning Program

Paradigm Exchanges

Quintet, commissioned for Da Capo by the New York State Council on the Arts

In-Between

Quintet, commissioned by the Jerome Foundation

Encore!

Quintet, written in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Da Capo Chamber Players

Rilke Song

Quintet and soprano, written in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Da Capo Chamber Players

Changing Times

Quintet, written in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Da Capo Chamber Players

Andante Tranquillo

Quintet, written in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Da Capo Chamber Players

Machaut is my Beginning

Quintet, based on Machaut's "Ma fin est mon commencement"

November 19, 1828

Quartet, commissioned by National Endowment for the Arts Consortium Commissioning Program 

Afrikan Genesis 

Quintet

For Joan on her 50th+

Quintet

Minuet from Short Suite+ 

Quartet

Fifty Bars for Joan+ 

Quintet

Tower Power+ 

Quintet

Parajota Delaté+

Quintet
 

+The above five works were commissioned by the Da Capo Chamber Players as musical greetings for composer Joan Tower, in celebration of her 50th Anniversary.


Ghost Dances: Imaginary Ballet for Five Players

Dedicated to the members of the Nash Ensemble of London and the Da Capo Chamber Players of New York, for whom it was jointly written


Elegiac Quintet

Entering New Spaces

Written for the Da Capo Chamber Players on the occasion of the dedication of the F. W. Olin Humanities Building, Bard College


Chamber Music

Written for the Da Capo Chamber Players in celebration of the bicentennial of Franklin and Marshall College


Ballade

Written for the Da Capo Chamber Players with assistance from the C. Michael Paul Foundation

Quintet

Commissioned with grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and from Broadcast Music, Inc.


The Ambient Air

Quartet


Aphierosis

Quintet, written for concert celebrating George Perle's 70th birthday


Cyclic Celebration

Quintet, written for concert celebrating George Perle's 70th birthday
      "

March Symphony

Quintet


La Bocca della Verita

Quintet
Carnegie Recital Hall, May 1, 1984

Judith Shatin Allen
Werther

Quintet
        "

Stephen Jaffe
A Nonesuch Serenade 

Quintet, commissioned by Warner Communications
        "

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich
Intrada    

Quintet, commissioned by Chamber Music America with assistance from the Mary Flagler Cary Trust and the Jerome Foundation
        "

James Greeson
Fantasy 

Quintet, commissioned with a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts
        "

Elie Yarden
"...(and yet, what if knowledge itself were delicious?)."
Bard College, 

May 17, 1984

Preston Trombly
...The Trumpets of Solitude... 

Quintet, commissioned by the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center
McMillin Theatre December 8, 1982

George Perle
Sonata a quattro

Quartet, commissioned with a Consortium Commissioning Award from the National Endowment for the Arts
Carnegie Recital Hall May 17, 1982

Chester Biscardi
Di Vivere

Quintet, commissioned with a National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
         "

Les Thimmig
Concerto for Six Players
Lawrence University

March 5, 1982

Joan Tower
Wings

Solo Clarinet
Merkin Concert Hall, December 4, 1981

*Philip Glass
Modern Love Waltz 

Quintet
Alice Tully Hall

March 23, 1980

*George Perle
Scherzo

Quartet
        "

 

 

*Shulamit Ran
Private Game

Duo for clarinet and cello
        "

*Joseph Schwantner
Wind, Willow, Whisper... 

Quintet
        "

*Joan Tower
Petroushskates

Quintet
        "

*Charles Wuorinen
Joan's

Quintet
        "



 

                                *The above six works were written for the 10th Anniversary of the Da Capo Chamber Players with commissioning grants from the Fromm Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, and Meet the Composer.

 

Ursula Mamlok
When Summer Sang

Quintet
Rutgers University April 27, 1980

Ronald Roseman
Three Psalms 

Quartet plus soprano
Carnegie Recital Hall April 18, 1979

Louise Talma
Diadem

Quintet plus tenor
       "

Miriam Gideon
Voices from Elysium

Quintet plus tenor
        "

Bruce Taub
Extremities

Quintet
Carnegie Recital Hall February 14, 1979

Joan Tower
Amazon

Quintet, commissioned by the Contemporary Music Society
Carnegie Recital Hall January 11, 1978

Shulamit Ran
For an Actor--Monologue for Clarinet
Carnegie Recital Hall May 10, 1978

Leo Kraft
Dialectica

Quartet plus electronic sounds, commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore
Baltimore Museum of Art May 15, 1977

Francis Thorne
Head Music

Trio 
Carnegie Recital Hall May 4, 1977

Elie Yarden
Septentrion

Trio
        "

Andrew Thomas
How the News Was Spread 

Quintet, commissioned by the Thorne Fund for Music and the New York State Council on the Arts
Carnegie Recital Hall March 16, 1977

Robert Helps
Quintet

National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital Hall January 12, 1977

Preston Trombly
The Windmills of Paris 

Quintet, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital Hall April 12, 1976

Paul Lansky
Crossworks

Quintet, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
        "

Claudio Spies
Shirim Le Hathunatham

Quintet plus soprano, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital hall April 21, 1976

Joan Tower
Breakfast Rhythms 

Clarinet solo plus five instruments
Town Hall, February 4, 1974

Elaine Barkin
Prim Cycles

Quintet
Carnegie Recital Hall December 20, 1973

Jeffrey Kresky
Aria Da Capo

Quintet
        

        "

Rolv Yttrehus
Quintet
Town Hall, February 4, 1974

Milton Babbitt
Arie Da Capo

Quintet, commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation for the winners of the Chamber Music Award
Alice Tully Hall, 

April 25, 1974

Harvey Sollberger
Riding the Wind I

Solo flute with four instruments,

commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation for the winners of the Chamber Music Award
Alice Tully Hall

April 25, 1974

Bruce Taub
Quintet I
Carnegie Recital Hall February 9, 1973

Erik Lundborg
Trio
Carnegie Recital Hall May 4, 1973

Thomas James
String and Wind Quartet
Greenwich House

March 30, 1972

Joan Tower
Hexachords

Solo flute
New York University February 26, 1972

Stanley Persky
Symbiosynthesis

Quintet plus electronic sounds
Greenwich House February 24, 1972

Joan Tower
Prelude for Five Players
Carnegie Recital Hall October 22, 1971

Premiere

 

Merkin Concert Hall, October 1, 2015

 

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College, March 9, 2015
 

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College, March 9, 2015
 

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College, March 9, 2015
 

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College, March 9, 2015
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 8, 2014
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 8, 2014
 

Symphony Space, April 7, 2014
 

Merkin Concert Hall, February 16, 2014
 

Merkin Concert Hall, September 28, 2013
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 6, 2013
 

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College, March 11, 2013
 

Groundswell New Music Now, Winnipeg, Canada,  May 11, 2012
 

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 2, 2012
 

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, May 2, 2012
 

Bard Hall, Bard College, February 22, 2012
 

Merkin Concert Hall, October 10, 2011
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 2, 2011
 

Cleveland Institute of Music, October 28, 2010
 

Cleveland Institute of Music, October 28, 2010
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 2, 2010
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 1, 2009
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 1, 2009
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 1, 2009
 

Merkin Concert Hall, September 15, 2008
 

Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, February 9, 2008
 

Dom Kompositorov, Moscow, November 26, 2007
 

Merkin Concert Hall, January 28, 2007 
 

Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NYC, December 2, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, November 21, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, November 21, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, November 21, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, June 6, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, March 7, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, March 7, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, March 7, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, March 7, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, March 7, 2006
 

Knitting Factory, NYC, January 24, 2006
 

Merkin Concert Hall, November 16, 2004 (NY premiere)

Merkin Concert Hall, November 16, 2004

 


 

Olin Hall, Bard College, April 21, 2004
 

Olin Hall, Bard College, April 21, 2004
 

Olin Hall, Bard College, April 21, 2004

Miller Theatre, March 4, 2002
 

The Knitting Factory, November 11, 2001
 

The Knitting Factory, November 11, 2001

The Knitting Factory,  November 11, 2001


The Great Hall of the Cooper Union, October 23, 2000


Washington Square United Methodist Church, June 1, 2000


Olin Hall, Bard College, May 7, 2000


The Great Hall of the Cooper Union, November 30, 1999

 


Anthology Film Archives, April 6, 1999


Olin Hall, Bard College, January 29, 1999

 

 


Miller Theatre, October 25, 1998

 

 


Christ & St. Stephen’s Church December 10, 1997


CUNY Graduate Center, May 22, 1996

 

 


Merkin Concert Hall, May 8, 1994


 

 

Merkin Concert Hall, May 8, 1994


 

 

Merkin Concert Hall, November 14, 1993


 

 

Merkin Concert Hall, November 25, 1991

 

 

Kathryn Bache Miller Theatre, March 11, 1992


92nd Street Y, March 7, 1991


92nd Street Y, March 7, 1991

 


92nd Street Y, March 7, 1991

 

 

 


92nd Street Y,March 7, 1991

 

92nd Street Y, March 7, 1991

92nd Street Y, March 7, 1991

92nd Street Y, March 7, 1991

92nd Street Y, March 7, 1991

92nd Street Y, March 7, 1991

 

 

 


Bard College, February 7, 1990

 

Bard College, February 7, 1990

 

 

 


Bard College, December 6, 1989

 


Merkin Concert Hall, October 24, 1988

 


Merkin Concert Hall, October 24, 1988


Merkin Concert Hall, October 24, 1988


Merkin Concert Hall, October 24, 1988

 


Merkin Concert Hall, October 24, 1988

 

 

 

 

 

 


Merkin Concert Hall, May 16, 1988

 

 

 

 


West Virginia University, April 11, 1988

 

Bard College, October 9, 1987

 

 

 


Franklin and Marshall College, April 10, 1987

 

 


Merkin Concert Hall, May 4, 1987

Joseph Schwantner
Distant Runes and Incantations 

Written with an NEA Consortium Commissioning Award to the Da Capo Chamber Players, the Twentieth Century Consort, and the Boston Musica Viva

for piano, flute (picc, alto), clar (b cl), percussion and string quartet.
Merkin Concert Hall,

May 4, 1987

David Chaitkin
Quintet

Commissioned with grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and from Broadcast Music, Inc.
Carnegie Recital Hall, January 31, 1986

Louise Talma
The Ambient Air

Quartet
Symphony Space

October 16, 1984

Theodore Antoniou
Aphierosis

Quintet, written for concert celebrating George Perle's 70th birthday
Carnegie Recital Hall, January 18, 1985

Charles Porter
Cyclic Celebration

Quintet, written for concert celebrating George Perle's 70th birthday
      "

William Thomas McKinley
March Symphony

Quintet
Jordan Hall, Boston January 21, 1985

Alvin Brehm
La Bocca della Verita

Quintet
Carnegie Recital Hall, May 1, 1984

Judith Shatin Allen
Werther

Quintet
        "

Stephen Jaffe
A Nonesuch Serenade 

Quintet, commissioned by Warner Communications
        "

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich
Intrada    

Quintet, commissioned by Chamber Music America with assistance from the Mary Flagler Cary Trust and the Jerome Foundation
        "

James Greeson
Fantasy 

Quintet, commissioned with a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts
        "

Elie Yarden
"...(and yet, what if knowledge itself were delicious?)."
Bard College, 

May 17, 1984

Preston Trombly
...The Trumpets of Solitude... 

Quintet, commissioned by the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center
McMillin Theatre December 8, 1982

George Perle
Sonata a quattro

Quartet, commissioned with a Consortium Commissioning Award from the National Endowment for the Arts
Carnegie Recital Hall May 17, 1982

Chester Biscardi
Di Vivere

Quintet, commissioned with a National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
         "

Les Thimmig
Concerto for Six Players
Lawrence University

March 5, 1982

Joan Tower
Wings

Solo Clarinet
Merkin Concert Hall, December 4, 1981

*Philip Glass
Modern Love Waltz 

Quintet
Alice Tully Hall

March 23, 1980

*George Perle
Scherzo

Quartet
        "

 

 

*Shulamit Ran
Private Game

Duo for clarinet and cello
        "

*Joseph Schwantner
Wind, Willow, Whisper... 

Quintet
        "

*Joan Tower
Petroushskates

Quintet
        "

*Charles Wuorinen
Joan's

Quintet
        "



 

                                *The above six works were written for the 10th Anniversary of the Da Capo Chamber Players with commissioning grants from the Fromm Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, and Meet the Composer.

 

Ursula Mamlok
When Summer Sang

Quintet
Rutgers University April 27, 1980

Ronald Roseman
Three Psalms 

Quartet plus soprano
Carnegie Recital Hall April 18, 1979

Louise Talma
Diadem

Quintet plus tenor
       "

Miriam Gideon
Voices from Elysium

Quintet plus tenor
        "

Bruce Taub
Extremities

Quintet
Carnegie Recital Hall February 14, 1979

Joan Tower
Amazon

Quintet, commissioned by the Contemporary Music Society
Carnegie Recital Hall January 11, 1978

Shulamit Ran
For an Actor--Monologue for Clarinet
Carnegie Recital Hall May 10, 1978

Leo Kraft
Dialectica

Quartet plus electronic sounds, commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore
Baltimore Museum of Art May 15, 1977

Francis Thorne
Head Music

Trio 
Carnegie Recital Hall May 4, 1977

Elie Yarden
Septentrion

Trio
        "

Andrew Thomas
How the News Was Spread 

Quintet, commissioned by the Thorne Fund for Music and the New York State Council on the Arts
Carnegie Recital Hall March 16, 1977

Robert Helps
Quintet

National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital Hall January 12, 1977

Preston Trombly
The Windmills of Paris 

Quintet, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital Hall April 12, 1976

Paul Lansky
Crossworks

Quintet, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
        "

Claudio Spies
Shirim Le Hathunatham

Quintet plus soprano, National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship
Carnegie Recital hall April 21, 1976

Joan Tower
Breakfast Rhythms 

Clarinet solo plus five instruments
Town Hall, February 4, 1974

Elaine Barkin
Prim Cycles

Quintet
Carnegie Recital Hall December 20, 1973

Jeffrey Kresky
Aria Da Capo

Quintet
        

        "

Rolv Yttrehus
Quintet
Town Hall, February 4, 1974

Milton Babbitt
Arie Da Capo

Quintet, commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation for the winners of the Chamber Music Award
Alice Tully Hall, 

April 25, 1974

Harvey Sollberger
Riding the Wind I

Solo flute with four instruments,

commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation for the winners of the Chamber Music Award
Alice Tully Hall

April 25, 1974

Bruce Taub
Quintet I
Carnegie Recital Hall February 9, 1973

Erik Lundborg
Trio
Carnegie Recital Hall May 4, 1973

Thomas James
String and Wind Quartet
Greenwich House

March 30, 1972

Joan Tower
Hexachords

Solo flute
New York University February 26, 1972

Stanley Persky
Symbiosynthesis

Quintet plus electronic sounds
Greenwich House February 24, 1972

Joan Tower
Prelude for Five Players
Carnegie Recital Hall October 22, 1971

Composer  •  Title  •  Commission   •  Venue  •  Premiere Date

George Walker 

Tangents (1999; arr. 2020 by David Sanford) – World Premiere

of transcription for the Da Capo Chamber Players                   

'Remembering George Walker'

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC 

February 12, 2020                                                                                 

Joan Tower

Looking Back (2018) – World Premiere

Sosnoff Hall/Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson 

September 16, 2018 

Cary Hall/DiMenna Center for Classical Music

450 West 37th St., NYC

September 9, 2018

 

Dylan Mattingly

Ecstasy #3 (2018) – World Premiere

'The Exploding New York Musical Spectrum'

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC 

June 4, 2018

 

Jonathan Dawe 

On Again, Ockeghem (2018) – World Premiere

'Celebrating Charles Wuorinen’s 80th Year'

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

April 12, 2018     

                                                                                                                  

Christian Li 

  Loop Music (2017) – World Premiere

Mike Bono

  Sunday (2017) – World Premiere                             

Scott Lee 

  Bottom Heavy (2014) – NY Premiere                                 

Pascal Le Boeuf

  Media Control (2017) Premiere of Revised Version

'Young Composers Abound II'

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

September 18, 2017

 

Martín Gendelman

Shapes of the Wind (2016) – Premiere of revised version

'On the Verge series'

Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

September 20, 2016

 

Tania León

One Mo’ Time (2016)  – World Premiere

'Gala 45th Anniversary Concert'

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

May 23, 2016,

        

David Fulmer

Cadenza

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

October 1, 2015

 

Erica Lindsay

Further Explorations

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College

March 9, 2015

 

Daniel Zlatkin

Dvash

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College

March 9, 2015

 

Kevin Hickey

Pretense

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College

March 9, 2015

 

Noach Lundgren

if blues were green

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College

March 9, 2015

 

Sid Richardson

Astrolabe (2014)

Rehearsal, recording of pieces by Duke University 

graduate composers

Duke University, Durham, NC

November 10, 2014

                              

Clint Needham

Toccatas, Recits, & Aria

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

June 8, 2014

 

Jack Gulielmetti

Pipe Dream

Merkin Concert Hall

June 8, 2014

 

Valerie Coleman

Freedmen of the Five Civilized Tribes

Symphony Space, NYC

April 7, 2014

 

Leo Kraft

To Whom It May Concern

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

February 16, 2014

 

Chinary Ung

Singing Inside Aura

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

September 28, 2013

 

Mohammed Fairouz

Pierrot lunaire

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

June 6, 2013

 

Daniel Sonenberg

Delve

Bitó Conservatory, Bard College

March 11, 2013

 

Diana McIntosh

For Your Tomorrow

Groundswell New Music Now, Winnipeg, Canada

May 11, 2012

 

Dan Visconti

The Clear Light

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC

May 2, 2012

 

Hannah Lash

Subtilior, Lamento

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, NYC

May 2, 2012

 

Jose Agustin Sanchez

Negra Nochezzolla

Bard Hall, Bard College

February 22, 2012

 

Stephen Jaffe

Cameo

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

October 10, 2011

 

George Tsontakis

Gravity

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

June 2, 2011

 

Greg D’Alessio

Al Segno

Cleveland Institute of Music

October 28, 2010

 

Keith Fitch

Midnight Rounds

Cleveland Institute of Music

October 28, 2010

 

Carl Schimmel

Four Nocturnes from “The Oblivion Ha-ha”

Merkin Concert Hall

June 2, 2010

 

Richard Teitelbaum

SoundPaths

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

June 1, 2009

 

Lydia Ayers

Pearls

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

June 1, 2009

 

Judith Shatin

Spring Tides

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

June 1, 2009

 

Conor Brown

Cloud Forest

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

September 15, 2008

 

Louis Karchin

The Gods of Winter

Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University

February 9, 2008

 

Igor Golubev

Sparkling Thirds

Dom Kompositorov, Moscow

November 26, 2007

 

Kati Agócs

Immutable Dreams

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

January 28, 2007

 

Su Lian Tan

Creature to Man

Tribeca Performing Arts Center, NYC

December 2, 2006

 

Gene Pritsker

Self Laceration

Merkin Concert Hall

November 21, 2006

 

Eric Chasalow

Flute Concerto

Merkin Concert Hall

November 21, 2006

 

Chandler Carter

Conversation Piece

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

November 21, 2006

 

Shirish Korde

Song Cycle on the Life of Phoolan Devi

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

June 6, 2006

 

Alexander Radvilovitch

Pierrot’s Dreams

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

March 7, 2006

 

Boris Filanovski

We Can’t Perform It

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

March 7, 2006

 

Dmitriy Riabtsev

Enchanted Lake II

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

March 7, 2006

 

Elena Antonenko

Words

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

March 7, 2006

 

Kirill Umansky

Winter Landscape

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

March 7, 2006

 

Kyle Gann

The Day Revisited

Knitting Factory, NYC

January 24, 2006

 

John Harbison

Songs America Loves to Sing

Commissioned with an award from the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition at Brigham Young University. (A joint commission with the Atlanta Chamber Players)

Merkin Concert Hall

November 16, 2004 (NY premiere)

 

Chinary Ung

Oracle

Commissioned by the Mary Flagler Cary Charitable Trust

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

November 16, 2004

 

Daniel Wohl

5 Chemical Elements

Olin Hall, Bard College

April 21, 2004

 

Serge Tcherepnin

look up firefly the night is calling

Olin Hall, Bard College

April 21, 2004

 

Harold Farberman

Games

Olin Hall, Bard College

April 21, 2004

 

Martin Bresnick

My Twentieth Century (text by Tom Andrews)

A Millennium Commissioning Project of CHAMBER MUSIC AMERICA

Miller Theatre, NYC

March 4, 2002

 

Louis Karchin

Fanfare/Pavane

Written for Patricia Spencer

The Knitting Factory, NYC

November 11, 2001

 

Harold Meltzer

Exiles

Written for Paul Sperry and the Da Capo Chamber Players

The Knitting Factory, NYC

November 11, 2001

 

Penka Kouneva

Climbing the Ladder of Unraveling Rope

Commissioned with a grant from MEET THE COMPOSER

The Knitting Factory, NYC

November 11, 2001

 

Jonathan Leshnoff

Riverend

The Great Hall of the Cooper Union, NYC

October 23, 2000

 

Philippe Bodin

Peal

Washington Square United Methodist Church, NYC

June 1, 2000

 

Larry Wallach

Canzona

Olin Hall, Bard College

May 7, 2000

 

Paul Lansky

Odd Moments

for George Perle for his 85th Anniversary

The Great Hall of the Cooper Union, NYC

November 30, 1999

 

Carlos Carillo

De la brevedad de la vida

Anthology Film Archives, NYC

April 6, 1999

 

Louis Karchin

American Visions (two songs on poems of Yevgeny Yevtushenko) 

Commissioned with a grant from New York University

Olin Hall, Bard College

January 29, 1999

 

Shirish Korde

RASA

Chamber opera for soprano, chamber ensemble, tabla, tape, chorus, dancers, and actors. Co-produced with Holy Cross College theatre ensemble and the New York Virtuoso Singers.

Miller Theatre, NYC

October 25, 1998

 

David Lang

Dance Drop (Revised instrumentation)

Christ & St. Stephen’s Church, NYC

December 10, 1997

 

Su Lian Tan

Invention and Sinfonia

Trio for flute, cello, piano

written for the Da Capo Chamber Players

CUNY Graduate Center, NYC

May 22, 1996

 

Joan Tower

Très lent

For cello and piano

Written for André Emelianoff

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

May 8, 1994

 

David Sanford

From Behind a Red Light

For solo cello, narrator and dancer

written for André Emelianoff

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

May 8, 1994

 

Peter Golub

Now Be Witness Again

For solo flute and actors

written for Patricia Spencer

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

November 14, 1993

 

Jeffrey Mumford

a diffuse light that knows no particular hour

Quintet commissioned for Da Capo by the Amphion Foundation

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

November 25, 1991

 

Gerald Levinson

Dreamlight

Trio for cello, piano, and percussion

commissioned by André Emelianoff

Kathryn Bache Miller Theatre, NYC

March 11, 1992

Richard Wilson

Affirmations

Quintet for Da Capo

commissioned by Chamber Music America

92nd Street Y, NYC

March 7, 1991

 

Shulamit Ran

Mirage

Quintet

commissioned for Da Capo by National Endowment for the Arts Consortium Commissioning Program

92nd Street Y, NYC

March 7, 1991

 

Gunther Schuller

Paradigm Exchanges

Quintet

commissioned for Da Capo by the New York State Council
on the Arts

92nd Street Y, NYC

March 7, 1991

 

John Gibson

In-Between

Quintet

commissioned by the Jerome Foundation

92nd Street Y

March 7, 1991

 

Bruce Adolphe

Encore!

Quintet
written in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the
Da Capo Chamber Players

92nd Street Y, NYC

March 7, 1991

 

Stephen Albert

Rilke Song

Quintet and soprano

written in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the
Da Capo Chamber Players

92nd Street Y, NYC

March 7, 1991

 

Yehudi Wyner

Changing Times

Quintet

written in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the
Da Capo Chamber Players

92nd Street Y, NYC

March 7, 1991

 

George Perle

Andante Tranquillo

Quintet written in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the
Da Capo Chamber Players

92nd Street Y, NYC

March 7, 1991

 

Bruce Adolphe

Machaut is my Beginning

Quintet, based on Machaut's Ma fin est mon commencement

Bard College

February 7, 1990

 

John Harbison

November 19, 1828

Quartet

commissioned by National Endowment for the Arts
Consortium Commissioning Program

Bard College

February 7, 1990

 

Leo Smith

Afrikan Genesis

Quintet

Bard College

December 6, 1989

 

John Corigliano

For Joan on her 50th +

Quintet

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

October 24, 1988

 

John Harbison

Minuet from Short Suite +

Quartet

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

October 24, 1988

 

Bruce MacCombie

Fifty Bars for Joan +

Quintet

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

October 24, 1988

 

Joseph Schwantner

Tower Power +

Quintet

Merkin Concert Hall​, NYC

October 24, 1988

Tania León

Parajota Delaté +

Quintet

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC
October 24, 1988

The above five works were commissioned by the Da Capo Chamber Players as musical greetings for composer Joan Tower,
in celebration of her 50th Anniversary.

Nicholas Maw

Ghost Dances: Imaginary Ballet for Five Players

Dedicated to the members of the Nash Ensemble of London and the Da Capo Chamber Players of New York, for whom it was jointly written

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

May 16, 1988

 

Louis Pelosi

Elegiac Quintet

West Virginia University, WV

April 11, 1988

 

Elie Yarden

Entering New Spaces

written for the Da Capo Chamber Players on the occasion
of the dedication of the F. W. Olin Humanities Building,
Bard College

October 9, 1987

 

Roger Briggs

Chamber Music

written for the Da Capo Chamber Players in celebration of the
bicentennial of Franklin and Marshall College

Franklin and Marshall College

April 10, 1987

 

Bruce Adolphe

Ballade

Written for the Da Capo Chamber Players with assistance from
the C. Michael Paul Foundation

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

May 4, 1987

 

Joseph Schwantner

Distant Runes and Incantations

Written with an NEA Consortium Commissioning Award to the
Da Capo Chamber Players, the Twentieth Century Consort, and the Boston Musica Viva for piano, flute (picc, alto), clar (b cl), percussion and string quartet.

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

May 4, 1987

 

David Chaitkin

Quintet

Commissioned with grants from the New York State Council on the Arts and from Broadcast Music, Inc.

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

January 31, 1986

 

Louise Talma

The Ambient Air

Quartet

Symphony Space, NYC

October 16, 1984

Theodore Antoniou

Aphierosis

Quintet

written for concert celebrating George Perle's 70th birthday

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

January 18, 1985

 

Charles Porter

Cyclic Celebration

Quintet

written for concert celebrating George Perle's 70th birthday

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

January 18, 1985

 

William Thomas McKinley

March Symphony

Quintet

Jordan Hall, Boston

January 21, 1985

 

Alvin Brehm

La Bocca della Verita

Quintet

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 1, 1984

 

Judith Shatin Allen

Werther

Quintet

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 1, 1984

 

Stephen Jaffe

A Nonesuch Serenade

Quintet

commissioned by Warner Communications

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 1, 1984

 

Ellen Taaffe Zwilich

Intrada   

Quintetmcommissioned by Chamber Music America
with assistance from the Mary Flagler Cary Trust and the
Jerome Foundation

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 1, 1984

 

James Greeson

Fantasy

Quintet commissioned with a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 1, 1984

 

Elie Yarden

"...(and yet, what if knowledge itself were delicious?)."

Bard College

May 17, 1984

 

Preston Trombly

...The Trumpets of Solitude...

Quintet

commissioned by the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center

McMillin Theatre, NYC

December 8, 1982

 

George Perle

Sonata a quattro

Quartet

commissioned with a Consortium Commissioning Award
from the National Endowment for the Arts

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 17, 1982

 

Chester Biscardi

Di Vivere

Quintet

commissioned with a National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 17, 1982

Les Thimmig

Concerto for Six Players

Lawrence University

March 5, 1982

 

Joan Tower

Wings

Solo Clarinet

Merkin Concert Hall, NYC

December 4, 1981

 

Philip Glass

Modern Love Waltz *

Quintet

Alice Tully Hall, NYC

March 23, 1980

 

George Perle

Scherzo *

Quartet

Alice Tully Hall, NYC

March 23, 1980

 

Shulamit Ran

Private Game *

Duo for clarinet and cello

Alice Tully Hall, NYC

March 23, 1980

 

Joseph Schwantner

Wind, Willow, Whisper... *

Quintet

Alice Tully Hall, NYC

March 23, 1980

 

Joan Tower

Petroushskates *

Quintet

Alice Tully Hall, NYC

March 23, 1980

 

Charles Wuorinen

Joan's *

Quintet

Alice Tully Hall, NYC

March 23, 1980

* The above six works were written for the 10th Anniversary of the
Da Capo Chamber Players with commissioning grants from the
Fromm Foundation, the New York State Council on the Arts, and
Meet the Composer.

 

Ursula Mamlok

When Summer Sang

Quintet

Rutgers University

April 27, 1980

 

Ronald Roseman

Three Psalms

Quartet plus soprano

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

April 18, 1979

 

Louise Talma

Diadem

Quintet plus tenor

Carnegie Recital Hal, NYCl

April 18, 1979

 

Miriam Gideon

Voices from Elysium

Quintet plus tenor

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

April 18, 1979

 

Bruce Taub

Extremities

Quintet

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

February 14, 1979

 

Joan Tower

Amazon

Quintet

commissioned by the Contemporary Music Society

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

January 11, 1978

 

Shulamit Ran

For an Actor – Monologue for Clarinet

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 10, 1978

 

Leo Kraft

Dialectica

Quartet plus electronic sounds

commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Baltimore

Baltimore Museum of Art

May 15, 1977

 

Francis Thorne

Head Music

Trio

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 4, 1977

 

Elie Yarden

Septentrion

Trio

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 4, 1977

 

Andrew Thomas

How the News Was Spread

Quintet

commissioned by the Thorne Fund for Music and the
New York State Council on the Arts

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

March 16, 1977

 

Robert Helps

Quintet

National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

January 12, 1977

 

Preston Trombly

The Windmills of Paris

Quintet
National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

April 12, 1976

 

Paul Lansky

Crossworks

Quintet

National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

April 12, 1976

 

Claudio Spies

Shirim Le Hathunatham

Quintet plus soprano
National Endowment for the Arts Composer Fellowship

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

April 21, 1976

 

Joan Tower

Breakfast Rhythms

Clarinet solo plus five instruments

Town Hall, NYC

February 4, 1974

 

Elaine Barkin

Prim Cycles

Quintet

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

December 20, 1973

 

Jeffrey Kresky

Aria Da Capo

Quintet

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

December 20, 1973

 

Rolv Yttrehus

Quintet

Town Hall

February 4, 1974

 

Milton Babbitt

Arie Da Capo

Quintet

commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation
for the winners of the Chamber Music Award

Alice Tully Hall

April 25, 1974

 

Harvey Sollberger

Riding the Wind I

Solo flute with four instruments,

commis­sioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation
for the winners of the Chamber Music Award

Alice Tully Hall, NYC

April 25, 1974

Bruce Taub

Quintet I

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

February 9, 1973

 

Erik Lundborg

Trio

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

May 4, 1973

 

Thomas James

String and Wind Quartet

Greenwich House, NYC

March 30, 1972

 

Joan Tower

Hexachords

Solo flute

New York University, NYC

February 26, 1972

 

Stanley Persky

Symbiosynthesis

Quintet plus electronic sounds

Greenwich House, NYC

February 24, 1972

 

Joan Tower

Prelude for Five Players

Carnegie Recital Hall, NYC

October 22, 1971