L e a n  K a t  M u s i c

(List of works since 2009)

Orchestra

Serenade (2013)
For Large Orchestra (10′)
Commissioned by the Saratoga Performing Arts Center for the Philadelphia Orchestra

Premiered by the Philadelphia Orchestra, Keith Lockhart, conductor

Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga, NY August 8, 2013

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The Song of the Wandering Darveesh (2012)
For Orchestra (15′)

Commissioned by the Great Mountains Music Festival, South Korea

Premiered by the Festival Orchestra, Sasha Malika, Conductor

Alpensia Hall, South Korea July 27, 2013

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Vox Humana (2012)

For Large Orchestra (14′)

Commissioned by the National Theater Orchestra of Mannheim

Premiered by the National Theater Orchestra of Mannheim

Mannheim, Germany, May 13, 2013

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Across the Span of Time (2011)
For Orchestra (8′)

Commissioned by the Seattle Symphony

Premiered by the Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwartz, conductor

Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA, April 8, 2011

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Soloist(s) & Orchestra

Ricordanza (2018)

For Baritone Solo and String Orchestra (25')

Commissioned by the American Youth Symphony and The Russian String Orchestra

Premiered by The Russian String Orchestra, Vladimir CHernov, Baritone, Misha Rachlevsky, Conductor

Edinburgh, Scotland, Aug. 10th, 2019

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The Passion of Yeshua (2017)

For Vocal Soloists, Choir, and Orchestra (100')

Commissioned by the Oregon Bach Festival, SDG Foundation, and the Buffalo Philharmonic

Premiered by the Oregon Bach Festival Orchestra and Chorus, JoAnn Faletta, Conductor

Oregon Bach Festival, Eugene, OR, July 8th, 2018

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Concerto for Piano and Orchestra "Carnival of the Ancients" (2017)

For Piano Solo and Orchestra (22')

Commissioned by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra with the generous support of Nader Naidi

Premiered by Sarah Daneshpour, piano, New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Sian Wang, Conductor

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ March 8th, 2018

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Concerto for Viola and Orchestra "The Voyager" (2017)

For Viola Solo and Orchestra (25')

Commissioned by Musique Sur Mer

Premiered by Brett Deubner, Viola and the Musique Sur Mer Orchestra, Marcy Sudock, Conductor

The Long Beach Aquarium, Los Angeles, CA March 7th, 2017

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Talking to Aphrodite (2016)

For Soprano, Solo Horn, and Chamber Orchestra (24')

Commissioned by Bonnie McElveen-Hunter for the Seijong soloists and Sarah Schaffer, Soprano

Premiered by the Seijong Soloists, Sarah Shafer, Soprano, David Jolley Horn Solo

Carnegie Hall, New York, NY,  December 17th, 2016

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Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra "The Wounded Healer" (2016)

For Percussion Solo and Orchestra (23')

Commissioned by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Premiered by Lisa Pegher, Percussion and the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Jacques Lacombe, Conductor

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ  January 13th, 2016

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Concerto for Clarinet and Orchestra "From the Mountaintop" (2013)

For Solo Clarinet and Orchestra (28')

Commissioned by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, Kansas City Orchestra, and Orchestra 2001

Premiered by Orchestra 2001, James Freeman - Conductor, Anthony McGill - Clarinet

Philadelphia, PA, January, 2014

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War Songs (2013)

For Solo Baritone and Orchestra (21')

Commissioned by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Premiered by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Giancarlo Guerrero - Conductor, Thomas Hampson - Baritone

Nashville, TN, March 12th, 2015

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A Prayer for Our Time (2013)
For Solo Cello and Chamber Orchestra (9')

Commissioned by the Eastern Music Festival

Premiered by the Eastern Music Festival Orchestra , Gerard Shwartz, conductor; Julian Schwartz, cello

Eastern Music Festival, Greensboro, NC,  July 20, 2013

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Kaddish (2012)

For Violin and String Orchestra (16')

Commissioned by the New Jersey Symphony

Premiered by the New Jersey Symphony, Jacques LaCombe, music director; Gil Shaham, violin

New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ, April 27, 2012

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Consecration (2012)

For Solo Soprano and Chamber Orchestra (13')

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Toward a Season of Peace (2012)

For Solo Soprano, Chorus and Orchestra (52')

Co-commissioned by the Pacific Symphony and the Dallas Symphony

Premiered by the Pacific Symphony, Carl St. Clair, music director;

Hila Plittmann, soprano; the Pacific Chorale, John Alexander, director

Segerstrom Hall, Orange County, CA March 22, 2012

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Come Up From the Fields Father (2012)

Orchestral version (12′)

Co-commissioned by the Manhattan School of Music, the Wheeling Symphony and the Vermont Symphony

Premiered by the Manhattan School of Music Chamber Sinfonia, George Manahan, conductor;

Thomas Hampson, baritone; David Geber, cello

Borden Auditorium, New York, NY, March 1, 2012

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Darkness in the Ancient Valley (Symphony in Five Movements) (2011)

For Solo Soprano and Orchestra (36')

Co-commissioned by the Nashville Symphony and the Pittsburgh Symphony

Premiered by the Nashville Symphony, Giancarlo Guerrero, music director; Hila Plittmann, soprano

Laura Turner Hall, Nashville, TN November 2011

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Piano Concerto No.4, “A Hero’s Journey” (2011)

For Piano and Orchestra (23′)

Commissioned by the Vienna Chamber Orchestra and International Performing Artists Company

Premiered by Vienna Chamber Orchestra, Phillipe Entremont, conductor; Xiayin Wang, piano

Konzerthaus Vienna, Austria, June 18, 2011

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Chamber Orchestra

 

A Simple Prayer (2017)

For Chamber Orchestra (28')

Commissioned by Chamber Orchestra First Editions

Premiered by Chamber Orchestra First Editions, James Freeman, Conductor

Philadelphia, PA, February 18th, 2018

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Symphony for Strings​ (2013)

For String Orchestra (28')

Commissioned by the Eastern Music Festival

Premiered by Maryinsky Orchestra, Valery Gergiev, Conductor

St. Petersburg, Russia, June 21st, 2014

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Works for 2-6 Players

String Quintet "A Shattered Vessel" (2018)
For String Quintet (27')

Commissioned by Music From Angel Fire, Ida Kavafian, artistic directo as the lead commissoiner

Premiered by Music From Angel Fire

Angel Fire, AR, August 16th, 2019

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String Quartet No. 8 "What the Light was Like" (2018)
For String Quartet (27')

Commissioned by the DaPonte String Quartet

Premiered by the DaPonte String Quartet

Portland, ME, August 2nd, 2018

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Four Miniatures (2017)
For String Quartet (12')

Commissioned by the Walton Arts Center for the Dover Quartet

Premiered by the Dover Quartet

Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville, AR, May 13th, 2017

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The Last Jew in Hamadam (2016)
For Clarinet and String Quartet (19')

Commissioned by Chamber Music Northwest and the La Jolla Music Festival

Premiered by David Shifrin and the Dover Quartet

Chamber Music Northwest, Eugene, Oregon, July 14th, 2016

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The Celestial Circus (2013)
For 2 Pianos and 3 Percussionists (24')

Commissioned by International Performing Artists

Premiered by Xiayin Wang & Ray Wong - Piano, Lisa Pegher, Andrew Beall, & Joe Kelly - Percussion

Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY, March, 2014

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Lamentations (2013)
For Piano, Violin, Cello and Clarinet (11')

Commissioned by the Zodiac Trio

Premiered by the Zodiac Trio

American Consulate, Paris, France June 7, 2013

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The Desert Wanderer (2012)

For Piano Trio (17')

Commissioned by the Kardinsky Trio

Premiered by the Kardinsky Trio

Virginia Tech University, September 2013

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Inventions on a Marriage (2010)

Commissioned by a Consortium of presenters by Jaime Laredo & Sharon Robinson

Premiered by Jaime Laredo & Sharon Robinson

Norfolk, VA, May 2012

7 duets for Violin & Cello (17')

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Come Up From the Fields Father (2009)

Chamber version (12′)

Commissioned by the Curtis Institute of Music, premiered by various artists of the Curtis Institute of Music

Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA, May 2009

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Remembering Neda (2009)

For flute, cello & piano (19')

Commissioned by the Dolce Suono Trio

Premiered by the Dolce Suono Trio

Trinity Center for Urban Life, Philadelphia, PA October 22, 2010

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The Faces of Guernica (2009)

For Piano Trio (13')

Commissioned by the Walter W. Naumburg Foundation for Trio Cavatina

Premiered by Trio Cavatina

Weill Hall, New York, May 20, 2010

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String Quartet No. 6 "Addio" (2009)

For String Quartet (36')

Commissioned by the Eastman School of Music and Dartmouth College for the Ying Quartet

Premiered by the Ying Quartet

Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH October 30, 2009

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Piano

 

The Four Elements (2017)

For Piano (12')

Commissioned by the University of Connecticut

Premiered by Pianist Angelina  Gadeliya

University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, Sept. 24th, 2017

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Bagatelles (2016)

For Piano (28')

Commissioned by the International Performing Artists for Xiayin Wang

Premiered by Pianist Xiayin Wang

International Keyboard Institute and Festival, New York, NY, July 29th, 2016

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Etudes (2012)

For Piano (39')

Commissioned by Vanderbilt University

Premiered by Pianists Mark Wait, Amy Dorfman, and Craig Nies

Blair School of Music, Vanderbilt University, Martha Rivers Ingram Hall, Nashville, TN, Dec 4th, 2012

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The Enchanted Garden (Preludes, Book 2) (2009)

For Piano (28')

Commissioned by International Performing Artists for Xiayin Wang

Premiered by Xiayin Wang

Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NY, May 13, 2009

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Voice & Small Ensemble

 

Beloved Night (2015)
For Soprano, Harp, Viola, & Cello (12')

Commissioned by the Curtis Institute of Music

Premiered by Elena Perroni, Soprano & Artist Faculty of Curtis

Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, PA, May 15th, 2015

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String Quartet #7 "Psalms of Solace" (2014)

For Soprano and String Quartet (26')

Commissioned by the Delray String Quartet

Premiered by the Delray String Quartet, Maria Alaida, Soprano

Colony Hotel, Delray Beach, FL., May 31st, 2015

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Voice & Piano/Guitar

 

Of Love and Longing (2015)
For Mezzo Soprano and Guitar (11')

Commissioned by Carnegie Hall

Premiered by Isabel Leonard, Mezzo Soprano and Sharon Isbin, Guitar

Zankel Hall, New York, NY, November 12th, 2015

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Five Songs of Remembrance (2013)

For Baritone and Piano (20')

Commissioned by the Hampsong Foundation

Premiered by Matthew Worth, Baritone, Michael Barrett, Piano

New York Festival of Song, Opera America Theater, New York, NY, Feb. 11th, 2016

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Homeward (2012)
For Soprano and Piano (7′)

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Band / Wind / Brass Ensemble

 

Icarus (2009)

For Large Brass Ensemble, Seven Percussion & Two Pianos (11′)

Commissioned by a consortium of eighteen US universities

Premiered by the Indiana University of Pennsylvania “Keystone Brass Ensemble”

WASBE International Conference July 2009

A further performance was given by the Pittsburgh Symphony in 2010

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Choir

 

Three Parables (2019)
For SSAA Choir and Harp (10')
Comissioned by the San Francisco Girls Chorus
Premiered by the San Francisco Girls Chorus
San Francisco, CA, June 8th, 2019

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Ballet

Cassandra's Curse (2016)

For String Octet (29')

Commissioned by the Rioult Dance Company

Choreographed by Pascal Rioult

Premiered at the Joyce Theater, New York, NY, June 21st, 2016, Kyle Ritenauer, conductor

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Layla and the Majnun (2016)

For Orchestra (28')

Commissioned by the Nashville Ballet

Choreographed by Paul Vasterling

Premiered in Jackson Hall, Tennessee Performing Arts Center, Nashville, TN, April 21st, 2016

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