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LARGE ENSEMBLES

 

NEW SHORT STORIES [2019]

for large ensemble, with piano obbligato [fl (+picc, lato), ob (+eh), cl(+bcl), hn, pf, 2perc, hp, 2vln, vla, vc]

Written for the Grossman Ensemble.

Commissioned by the Chicago Center for Contemporary Composition and the Hanson Institute for American Music.

Premiere March 15, 2019. Grossman Ensemble, James Baker, cond. Logan Center, Chicago, Ill.

DURATION: 14'

SHORT STORIES II [2019]

[For piano, percussion, and strings]

Written for pianist Cristina Valdes and the Seattle Symphony

Premiere scheduled for Feb. 28, 2020.  Seattle Symphony. Cristina Valdes piano, Lina Gonzalez-Granados, cond.
Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA

DURATION: ca. 14 mins.

SHORT STORIES [2018]

[solo piano, strings]

Commissioned by the Orquesta de Cámara de Bellas Artes (Mexico)

DURATION: 13 mins

DIARIES [2012]

[solo piano, large ensemble]

Commissioned by the Orchestra of the League of Composers/ISCM

Premiered June 4, 2012. Miller Theatre. New York City.

Orchestra of the League of Composers/ISCM

DURATION: 17'

DIARIES II [2018]

[for fl, cl, perc, pf, vln, vc]

Commissioned by Utopik Ensemble

Premiered May 4, 2018. Le Lieu Unique. Nantes, France.

DURATION: 17'

DON'T BLAME ANYONE CONCERT SUITE [2017]

[CONCERT SUITE of the poetic opera with physical theatre and puppets]

[Sop, Ten (or Sop), Bar (or Sop) /fl(+alto, picc), cl (+Bcl), sax (alto, sop), pf, 2perc, vln, vc, cb, guit]

Commissioned by SoundSCAPE Festival

Premiered Jul. 6, 2017. Auditorium Città di Maccagno

Duration: 21'

...EX MACHINA [CHAMBER ORCHESTRA VERSION] [2008]

[fl, ob, cl, bass cl, bsn/hn, tpt, tbn/3 perc/pf/hp[kbd]/11111, solo marimba, solo pf]

[in eight movements]

Premiered September 18, 2008. Kilbourn Hall, Rochester.

Makoto Nakura, marimba; Michael Burritt, marimba; Eastman BroadBand Ensemble

DURATION: 23'

SON DEL CORAZON [1993, REV. 2012]

[1 (picc, alto)1 (e.hn) 2 (bass)1, 1 1 1 (bass) 0; perc, pf (cel), stgs (2 1 1 1.)]

Commissioned by the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne. Montreal, Canada

Premiered on November 30, 1994. Salle Claude Champagne, Montreal.

Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Lorraine Vaillancourt, cond.

DURATION: 19'

LUCIÉRNAGAS [1999]

cl, pf, perc, vln, vc]

Commissioned by the Carnegie Hall Co. for Eighth Blackbird

Premiered April 12, 1999. Weill Recital Hall. New York.

Eighth Blackbird

DURATION: 12'

M.E. IN MEMORIAM [1994]

[fl (picc, alto), ob, cl (bass cl) mar, vib, pf, 2 vlns, vc]

Commissioned by the Cuicani Orchestra with funds from the U.S./Mexico Fund for Culture (USIA, Rockefeller Foundation, Bancomer, FONCA)

Premiered October 23, 1994. Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato.

Cuicani Orchestra, Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez, cond.

DURATION: 9'

"VOICI LE BATEAU POUR LES CALANQUES..." [2000]

[String quartet with piano]

Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition

Premiered April 10, 2000. Yerbabuena Center for the Arts. San Francisco.

Left Coast Chamber Ensemble.

DURATION: 12'

FIVE MEMOS [2010]

[fl, cl, vln, vc, pf, perc]

[in five movements]

Commissioned by the Fromm Music Foundation for Eighth Blackbird and the Look and Listen Festival

Premiere: May 7, 2010. Look and Listen. New York. 

Eighth Blackbird

DURATION: 15'

TWITTERING VARIATIONS [2007]

[woodwind quintet]

Commissioned by the Mexico City Woodwind Quintet with funds from the Howard Hanson Institute for American Music.

Premiered October 8, 2007. Festival Internacional Cervantino, Guanajuato.

Mexico City Woodwind Quintet

DURATION: 12'

"...AND OF COURSE HENRY THE HORSE..." [2006]

[piano four-hands, cl (also bass cl), vln]

[in four movements]

Commissioned by the New York State Council on the Arts for Continuum

Premiered October 23, 2006, Cornell University.

Continuum New Music

DURATION: 13'

"[...AND OF COURSE HENRY THE HORSE] DANCES THE..." [2007]

[2 pianos, percussion, string quartet]

[in four movements]

Commissioned by the Koussevitsky Music Foundation in the Library of Congress for the Society for New Music

Premiered March 25, 2007. Setnor Auditorium. Syracuse University.

Society for New Music Ensemble

DURATION: 13'

WELCOME, JO! [2016]

[fl, cl, pf, 2perc, vln, vc]

Written in celebration of Jo Kondo's visit as the Eastman School of Music's 2015 Howard Hanson Distinguished Guest Professor

Commissioned by the Howard Hanson Institute for American Music

Premiered Dec. 4, 2015. Kilbourn Hall. Rochester.

DURATION: 4 mins.

 

©2020 by Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez