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Chamber Works


Trichromoscope II

for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano

(2014) – 9’

Commissioned by Eloise Fisher, Alexandrina Boyanova, Bretton Brown

Premiere Information: Eloise Fisher, clarinet; Alexandrina Boyanova, violin; Bretton Brown, piano, The Juilliard School, New York, NY, Dec. 16, 2014


Fantasy-Impromptu

for Erhu and Piano

(2014) – 11’

Commissioned by Zhao Lei

Premiere Information: Zhao Lei, Erhu; Fan Jiangyi, piano, National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan, August 8 2014


Trichromoscope

for Trumpet, Percussion, and Piano

(2012) – 11’

Commissioned by Mikio Sasaki and Andrew Funcheon

Premiere Information: Mikio Sasaki, trumpet; Andrew Funcheon, percussion; Han Chen, piano, The Juilliard School, New York, NY, Dec. 14, 2012


Ye Lan Shan

for Five Pipas

(2012) – 9’

Commissioned by Zhao Jie

Premiere Information: Li Yun, Chen Yiru, Cui Xinyue, Hu Yi, Zhang Yadi, pipas, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China, December 7, 2012


Phoenix Hairpin

for Mezzo-soprano and Piano

(2012) – 6’

Text by Lu You

Commissioned by the Staunton Music Festival



Songs in Suite Form

for Baritone and Piano

(2012) – 8’

Text by Hofmann von Hofmannsthal

Commissioned by the Staunton Music Festival


Night in the Watch-tower

for Flute, Clarinet, Horn, Trumpet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Percussion, and Piano

(2011) – 13’

Premiere Information: Daniel James, flute; Christopher Lee, clarinet/bass clarinet; Jennifer Ney, horn; Mikio Sasaki, trumpet; Charles Rosmarin, percussion; Han Chen, piano; Lisha Gu, violin; Leah Gastler, viola; Jonathan Lo, cello; Shen Yiwen, conductor, The Juilliard School, New York, NY, April 30, 2012

Taking Leave of a Friend

for Soprano, Tenor, Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, Percussion, and Piano

(2011) – 16’

Text by Li Po/Translation by Shigeyoshi Obata

1. With a Man of Leisure

2. Spring

3. Summer

4. Autumn

5. Winter

6. Taking Leave of a Friend

Commissioned by the Carnegie Hall

Premiere Information: Jeffrey Hill, tenor; Julia Bullock, soprano; Lance Suzuki, flute; Sarah Beaty, clarinet; Anna Elashvili, violin; Claire Bryant, cello; Matthew Ward, percussion; Gregory DeTurck, piano; Alan Pierson, conductor, Carnegie Hall's Zankel Hall, New York, NY, April 17, 2011


Three Songs of Emily Dickinson

for Soprano and Piano

(2011) – 7’

Text by Emily Dickinson

Commissioned by Bard Vocal Arts Program

Premiere Information: Ducisa Bijelic, soprano; Michael Bukhman, piano, Morgan Library, New York, NY, March, 17, 2011


Trinklied unter der Mond (The Drinking Song under the Moon)

for Cello and Piano

(2009) – 10’

Premiere Information: Emanuel Evans, cello; Allegra Chapman, piano, Olin Concert Hall, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY, March, 12, 2010


Heidelberg 

for Soprano and Piano

(2009) – 5’

Text by Friedrich Hölderlin

Premiere Information: Adriadne Greif, soprano; Frank Corliss, piano, Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY, September 20, 2009


Der Wind im Wald (The Wind in the Forest) 

for Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon 

(2009) – 4’

Information: Richard Kirchbaum, oboe; Yuriy Nepomnyashehy, clarinet; Matthias Staiger, bassoon, New Synagogue Concert Hall, Berlin, Germany, July 15, 2009


Walpurgisnacht (Walpurgis Night) 

for Woodwind Quintet

(2009) – 5’

Premiere Information: Luke Fitzpatrick, flute; Anahid Gregorian, oboe; Sara Wollmacher, clarinet; Nathanael Udell, horn; Keith Buncke, bassoon, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, CO, August 14, 2009


Guo Shang (Hymn to the Fallen)

For Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

(2008) – 7'00

Premiere Information: Da Capo Chamber Players, Olin Concert Hall, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY, December 15, 2008


Li Hun (Recessional)

For Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano

(2008) – 6'00

Premiere Information: Da Capo Chamber Players, Olin Concert Hall, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY, May 14, 2008



BaDe

For String Quartet

(2007) – 7'00

Premiere Information: Colorado String Quartet, Bard Hall, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY, May 7, 2007


Duo

For Violin and Cello

(2006) – 8'00

Premiere Information: David Bowlin, violin; André Emelianoff, cello, Bard Hall, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY, November 30, 2006


Fireworks

For Two Pianos

(2005) – 5'00

Premiere Information: Chen Shuying and Shen Lu, pianos, Recital Hall, Central Conservatory of Music, Beijing, China, May 26, 2006