2013/14 Commissioned Projects

Music for the Movie Cymbeline: directed by Michael Almareyda, with Dakota Johnson, Mila Jovovich, Ed Harris, Ethan Hawke, et al (blog)
Caramoor Music Festival: Pale Blue Dot for string quartet (Dover String Quartet; July 11, 2014)
Forbidden City Ensemble: With the Lilies and the Song and the Stars for xiao, string quartet and piano (Borromeo String Quartet and Meng-Chieh Liu; December 9, 2014)
Mobile Youth Symphony: Saturn Bells for violin and orchestra (Bella Hristova; May 1, 2014)
Carnegie HallSwan Song for violin and piano (Benjamin Beilman; Nov 14 2013)
Philadelphia OrchestraPictures from the Floating World for bassoon and orchestra (Daniel Matsukawa; Nov 1, 2013)
East Coast Chamber Orchestra: Virtuosity for string orchestra (Aug 18, 2013)
Ravinia Steans Institute:  Still Life for soprano and piano (text by Katie Ford) (Aug 12 2013)
Ravinia Steans InstituteAria Fantasy for piano quartet (July 8, 2013)
World Café Live: Kantigas for Arabic violin, guitar, and Arabic percussion (Jason Vieaux, Hanna Khoury, Hafez Kotain; June 7, 2013) 

2014 Performances

26 December 2014 - With the Lilies and the Song and the Stars
The Forbidden City Ensemble and Borromeo String Quartet with Meng-Chieh Lu. Xi'an Concert Hall; Xi'an, China

9 December 2014 - With the Lilies and the Song and the Stars
The Forbidden City Ensemble and Borromeo String Quartet with Meng-Chieh Lu. Tianjin Concert Hall; Tianjin, China

4 December 2014 - The Catherine Wheel. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Eau Claire, WI

25 November 2014 - Aria Fantasy. Variation String Trio with Natalie Zhu. Philadelphia Chamber Music Society Concerts; Philadelphia, PA

23 November 2014 - Josquin Microludes. Prism Quartet. Delaware County Community College New Music Concert Series; Media, PA

12 November 2014 - Composer-in-Residence at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; Eau Claire, WI

15 October 2014 - From the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam. Elena Perroni, Guangyao Xue, Emeline Chong, Tessa Ellis, Samuel Armstrong, Abigail Fayette, Harold Robinson, Ted Babcock, Lio Kuokman, conductor. Performance Today. Gould Rehearsal Hall at Lenfest Hall; Philadelphia, PA

1 October 2014 - Guest Composer at Mannes Composition Seminar. Mannes College of Music - The New School; New York, NY

2-11 October 2014 - Cymbeline (Film Score). Busan International Film Festival; Busan, South Korea

18 September 2014 - Aria Fantasy. Charlottesville Chamber Music Festival. The Paramount Theater; Charlottesville, VA

3 September 2014 - Cymbeline (Film Score). Venice International Film Festival; Venice, Italy

27 August 2014 - Our Long War. Sarah Shafer, Bella Hristova, Ellen Hwangbo. Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival; Colchester, VT

20 August 2014 - Virtuosity. Lake George Music Festival; Lake George, NY

6 August 2014 - Canzoniere (arr for flute & str qt). Linda Chesis with the Enso Quartet. Cooperstown Summer Music Festival; Cooperstown, NY

31 July 2014 - "Composer Concert"
Five Ladino Songs, Three Yiddish Dances, Canzoniere, Hor che ’l ciel e la terra (Monteverdi, arr Ludwig)
Mimi Stillman, Natalie Zhu, David Kim, Juliette Kang, Jasmine Lin, Melissa Reardon, Raman Ramakrishnan
Kingston Chamber Music Festival; Kingston, RI

30 July 2014 - Aria Fantasy. Natalie Zhu, David Kim, Melissa Reardon, Clancy Newman. Kingston Chamber Music Festival; Kingston, RI

26 July 2014 - Saturn Bells. Bella Hristova and Atlantic Music Festival Orchestra, Jonathan Schiffman, conductor. Waterville, ME

26 July 2014 - Four Ladino Folk Songs. The Curtis Young Artist Summer Program Chorus, Patrick Kreeger, conductor; Philadelphia, PA

12 July 2014 - April Variations. The View Concerts; Old Forge, NY

11 July 2014 - Pale Blue Dot (world premiere). Dover Quartet. Caramoor International Music Festival; Katonah, NY

7 July 2014 - Five Ladino Songs. Jasmine Lin.  Chicago Cultural Center; Chicago, IL

21 June 2014 - Lunaire Variations. Diane Huling. Mayapple Arts and Humanities Center; Stamford, CT

18 June 2014 - Josquin Microludes. Prism Quartet. Interlochen Arts Camp; Interlochen, MI

7 June 2014 - Three Yiddish Dances. Young Concert Artists; Ginza, Tokyo

9 May 2014  Haiku Catharsis. The Da Camera Society; Los Angeles, California.

4 May 2014 - Josquin Microludes. Dasch Quartet. Blowing Rock Art and History Museum; Blowing Rock, North Carolina

3 May 2014 - Josquin Microludes. Dasch Quartet. University of North Carolina School of the Arts; Winston Salem, North Carolina

1 May 2014  Saturn Bells World Premiere. Bella Hristova and the Mobile Youth Symphony. Mobile, AL

27 April 2014 - Josquin Microludes. Dasch Quartet. Grace Church Concert Series; The Plains, Virginia

17 April 2014 – Curtis 20/21 Ensemble: portrait of the music of Joan Tower. Miller Theatre at Columbia University; New York, NY

10-12 April 2014 - Aria Fantasy. Institute for Musicianship and Public Service Community MusicWorks; Providence, Rhode Island 

8 April 2014 - Aria Fantasy. The Morgan Library and Museum; New York, NY

8 April 2014 - Pleiades. Katherine Needleman and Jennifer Lim. An Die Musik LIVE; Baltimore, MD

6  April 2014  Aria Fantasy. Ravinia’s Steans Institute Tour. Treetops Chamber Music Society; Stamford, Connecticut.

6  April 2014 - The Catherine Wheel. Katherine Needleman and BSO trio. Sundays at Three Chamber Music Series; Washington DC

4 April 2014 - Aria Fantasy. Tri-I Noon Recitals. Rockefeller University; New York, NY

1 April 2014  Swan Song. Benjamin Beilman and Yekwon Sunwoo. University of Georgia; Athens, GA

30 March 2014  Aria Fantasy. Ravinia’s Steans Institute Tour. Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum; Boston MA

28 March 2014 - Aria Fantasy. Festival Nacional de la Música Clássica. Basílica Menor del Convento de San Francisco de Asís; Havana, Cuba

22 March 2014 - Josquin Microludes. PRISM Quartet. North American Sax Alliance, University of Illinois Krannert Center

22 March 2014  Aria Fantasy. Ravinia’s Steans Institute Tour. Bennett Gordon Hall; Chicago, IL

20 March 2014 – Curtis 20/21 Ensemble: Celebration of the music of Krzysztof Penderecki. Carnegie Zankel Hall; New York, NY

16 March 2014  Virtuosity. East Coast Chamber Orchestra. Schneider Series; New York, NY

15 March 2014  Virtuosity. East Coast Chamber Orchestra. Music Worcester; Worster, MA

13 March 2014  Virtuosity. East Coast Chamber Orchestra. Philadelphia Chamber Music Society; Philadelphia, PA

6  March 2014  Swan Song. Ben Beilman and Gabriele Carcano. Auditorium du Louvre, Louvre Museum; Paris, France

1  March 2014  Swan Song .Ben Beilman and Gabriele Carcano. Zürich Tonhalle; Zürich, Switzerland

18 Feb 2014 - Josquin Microludes. Dasch Saxophone Quartet. Blue Ridge Community Concert Series; Henderson Campus, NC

12 Feb 2014 - Swan Song. Ben Beilman and Yekwon Sunwoo. Arts Alive Tillett Foundation; St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

11 Feb 2014 - Virtuosity. East Coast Chamber Orchestra. Kaufman Center Presents Series. Merkin Concert Hall; New York, NY

11 Feb 2014 - Virtuosity. East Coast Chamber Orchestra. Peggy Rockefeller Concerts; New York, NY

9 Feb 2014 - Virtuosity. East Coast Chamber Orchestra. Union College; Schenectady, NY

9 Feb 2014 - Our Long War. Mimesis Ensemble. Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall; New York, NY

9 Feb 2014 - Four Ladino Songs. Voce Concert Choir; Hartford, CT

8 Feb 2014 - Virtuosity. East Coast Chamber Orchestra. People's Symphony Concerts; New York, NY

8 Feb 2014 - Four Ladino Songs. Voce Concert Choir; Hartford, CT

5 Feb 2014 - Virtuosity. East Coast Chamber Orchestra. Sarasota Concert Association; FL

26 Jan 2014 - Flowers in the Desert. Strathmore Performing Arts; Bethesda, MD

19 Jan 2014 - Josquin Microludes. MTNA University of Louisville; Louisville, KY