Premiered by Elena Riu at the Rhythm Sticks International Festival, Purcell Room, London, July 17, 2004. Published in 2005 by Boosey & Hawkes under a collection of piano works titled Salsa Nueva: vibrant salsa beats meet contemporary classical piano music.
Approx. duration: 5 minutes.
Premiered by the Indiana University New Music Ensemble on April 15, 2004, David Dzubay, conductor.
Approx. duration: 17 minutes.
1100 (alto sax) – 0101 – 3 perc., pn – vl, vla, vlc.
Commissioned by Andrés Cárdenes for the Pittsburgh Symphony Chamber Orchestra. Premiered at the Nuance series, Pittsburgh, on November 11, 2003.
Approx. duration: 6 minutes.
Commissioned by Camerata Criolla for pianist Gabriela Montero, 1995 Chopin Competition bronze medallist. Premiered on June 15, 2002, Teatro Teresa Carreño, Venezuela, under the baton of Manuel Hernández-Silva.
Approx. duration: 12 minutes.
1221 – 1000 – solo pn – strings
Commissioned by Ravinia Festival for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Premiered on July 8th, 2001 under the baton of William Eddins.
Approx. duration: 8 minutes.
3333 – 4331 – timp, 3 perc, harp, pn – strings
Commissioned by Music in the Loft with a generous donation from Ms. Ruth Horwich. Especially composed for percussionist Yousif Sheronick and the Pacifica String Quartet and premiered at the “Second Kleiner Concert: Journey on the Wings of Song,” December 2, 2000.
Approx. duration: 11 minutes.
Orchestral variations on a Mayan tune. Commissioned by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and premiered jointly with Los Folkloristas on April 7-8, 2000 under the baton of William Eddins. Subsequently performed by the Orquesta Filarmónica de la Ciudad de México on September 16-17, 2000, Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor.
Approx. duration: 7 minutes.
3333 – 4331 – timp, 2 perc, harp – strings and folk ensemble.
Commissioned by Music in the Loft for premiere at the “First Kleiner Concert: A Cameo Retrospective of Twentieth Century Music.” Premiered on December 4, 1999: Kristen Saigard, viola; Fareed Haque, guitar.
Approx. duration: 3 minutes.
Commissioned by the Chicago Sinfonietta with generous funds provided by BOC Gases and Citgo Petroleum Corporation. Premiered by soloist Edward Harrison and the Chicago Sinfonietta at Symphony Hall, March 15, 1999. Approx. duration: 15 minutes. 2222 – 2210 – timp, 1 perc, harp – strings. **
Commissioned by Mexican cellist Carlos Prieto. Premiered in Caracas on May 10th, 1998. Subsequently recorded by the same duo for Urtex Digital Classics. Approx. duration: 12 minutes.
Premiered in Bloomington, Indiana by Anthony de Mare during the “Crossover of Traditions” Festival.
Commissioned by Concert Artists Guild for recorder artist Aldo Abreu. In three movements. Premiered by the Billings Symphony (Montana) on November 7, 1998, under the baton of Uri Barnea. Approx. duration: 20 minutes. Instrumentation: 0000 – 2000 – timp, 2 perc, harpsichord (cel), solo rec. – strings. **
Premiered in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by Alfonso Montecino, at the 1995 Encuentros Internacionales de Música Contemporanea; September 20, 1995. Approx. duration: 5 minutes. **
Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for Music Composition for the Minneapolis-based ensemble Zeitgeist. In four movements. Last movement requires a tape playback. Premiered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, byZeitgeist, at the Guthrie Theater on May 19, 1994. Performed the following year by Chicago’s Contemporary Chamber Players, at Mandel Hall, University of Chicago. Approx. duration: 16 minutes.
Commissioned by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra (Ohio) to open its 60th anniversary season. Premiered under the baton of Isaiah Jackson on September 22, 1993. Later performed by the Stockholms Blåsarsymfoniker (Sweden), The University of Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Youngstown Symphony. Approx. duration: 4 minutes. ** Instrumentation: 1(picc)333 – 4331 – timp, perc, pn.