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COMMISSIONED WORKS

Summary of Commissioned Works 1980 – 2012

 

1980 Ned Rorem Santa Fe Songs
1981 John Harbison Piano Quintet
1982 10th Anniversary Season  
  Yehudi Wyner On This Most Voluptuous Night
(A Song Cycle based on texts of Carlos Williams)
  Ned Rorem Winter Pages
  John Harbison Variations for Clarinet, Violin, and Piano
1983 Leon Kirchner The Twilight Stood
1984 Ivan Tcherepnin Explorations
1985 Ned Rorem “Scenes from Childhood” for Oboe, French Horn, String Quartet, and Piano
1986 Stephen Paulus “Letter from Colette” for Soprano, String Quartet, Piano, and Percussion
1987 Tobias Picker New Memories
1988 Morton Subotnick And the Butterflies Begin to Sing
1989 Bruce Adolphe Sharehi (Dancing Stories)
1990 Ned Rorem The Auden Poems
(Consortium Commission)
  Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Quintet for Clarinet and String Quartet
(Joint commission by SFCMF, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and Chamber Music Northwest)
  Edgar Meyer Quintet for Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Double Bass
(Music of the Americas Consortium Commission)
  Mark O’Connor Quartet for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass
(Music of the Americas Consortium Commission)
1991 Morton Subotnick All My Hummingbirds Have Alibis
  John Harbison Between Two Worlds
(Consortium Commission)
1992 20th Anniversary Season  
  Jacob Druckman Come Rounds
(Co-Commission by SFCMF, Ravinia Festival, & Saratoga Performing Arts)
1994 Richard Danielpour Sonnets to Orpheus, Book II for Baritone and Chamber Ensemble
1995 Tomiko Kohjiba The Transmigration of the Soul
1996 Lee Hoiby Rain Forest
1997 Feliu Gasull Contra-xions
  Bright Sheng The Silver River
(Co-commission by Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Chamber Music Northwest, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Philharmonic Society of Orange County)
1999 Mario Lavista String Quartet No. 6, Suite in Five Parts: 1. Dance 2. Motet 3. Canon 4. Choral 5. Study
2000 Augusta Read Thomas Invocations for Two Violins, Viola & Cello
(Co-commission by Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and Laguna Chamber Music Society)
  David Raksin Swing Low Sweet Clarinet, quintet, for clarinetist Eddie Daniels
2001 Per Nørgård Into the Source: Quartet No. 9 for Two Violins, Viola & Cello
  Marc Neikrug Petrus
(American Premiere – commissioned by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival and the Manchester Cello Festival)
  Peter Lieberson Rilke Songs
(World Premiere of the complete cycle – commissioned by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival)
2002 30th Anniversary Season  
  Annie Gosfield Lightheaded and Heavyhearted
  John Harbison String Quartet No. 4
  Dave Grusin Three Latin American Dances for Violin, Cello & Piano
2003 Morton Subotnick Release: for Clarinet, Cello, Piano and Computer Generated and Controlled Surround Sound
  Charles Wuorinen Fenton Songs II
2004 Chick Corea String Quartet No. 1, “The Adventures of Hippocrates”
(co-commission with La Jolla Music Society)
  Marc Neikrug Piano Quintet
(co-commission with ARTS San Antonio, Chamber Music Sedona, the Kimmel Center, and the 92nd Street Y)
2005 Lalo Schifrin Letters from Argentina
(co-commission with Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Chamber Music Northwest, and La Jolla Music Society)
  Mark O’Connor String Quartet (Bluegrass)
(co-commission with La Jolla Music Society)
2006 David Lang Work
(co-commission with Musik3)
  Magnus Lindberg Piece for Cello & Piano
(co-commission with La Jolla Music Society)
  Leon Kirchner String Quartet No. 4
(co-commission with Orion String Quartet)
2007 John Wyre Quartet: Music for 16 Gongs
  Marc Neikrug Ritual for Cello, Piano & Percussion
(co-commision with La Jolla Music Society)
2008 Roberto Sierra Concierto de Cámera
Co-commission with Chamber Music Northwest and Stanford Lively Arts
  Kaija Saariaho Serenatas
(co-commission with Real Quiet) world premier Co-commission with La Jolla Music Society
  Huang Ruo Real Loud
(co-commission with Real Quiet) Co-commission with La Jolla Music Society
  Joan Tower A Gift for Piano, Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon & Horn
Co-commission with Chamber Music Northwest
2009 Gunther Schuller Quintet for Horn & Strings
Co-commission with Chamber Music Northwest, La Jolla Music Society, and The International Horn Society
  George Tsontakis Stimulus Package
Co-commission with La Jolla Music Society
  Mark-Anthony Turnage Grazioso!
2010 Cynthia Lee Wong Piano Quartet
Co-commission with La Jolla Music Society
  Chinary Ung AKASA: “Formless Spiral”
Co-commission with La Jolla Music Society
  Steven Stucky Piano Quintet
Co-commission with Chamber Music Northwest
  Brett Dean Epitaphs
Co-commission with the Australian String Quartet and La Jolla Music Society
2011 Christopher Rouse String Quartet No. 3
Co-commission with Carnegie Hall, La Jolla Music Society, International Festival on Arts and Ideas, and the Calder Quartet
  Marc-André Dalbavie Piano Quartet
Co-commission with La Jolla Music Society
  Sean Shepherd Quartet for Oboe and Strings
Co-commission with La Jolla Music Society
2012 40th Anniversary Season  
  Helen Grime Snow and Snow
  Magnus Lindberg New work for clarinet and piano
  David Del Tredici String Quartet No. 2
Co-commission with the South Mountain Association
  Aaron Jay Kernis Perpetual Chaconne
Co-commission with Chamber Music Northwest and La Jolla Music Society