Selected Works and Performances

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Forthcoming: World premiere of Requiem for Clarinet and Strings by Jose Franch-Ballester and the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra (Wisconsin), Alexander Platt conducting, June 10, 2017

Forthcoming: Trio by Night for Colin and Eric Jacobsen (violin, cello) and Bruce Levingston (piano)

Borromeo String Quartet world-premieres Mountain Interval (String Quartet) to celebrate the centennial of Maverick Concerts, Woodstock, N.Y., and repeats it at Brooklyn’s Bargemusic and Boston’s Jordan Hall, August-December 2016

Metropolitan Opera tenor Paul Appleby sings Paul Muldoon Songs at Bargemusic, October 2016

American premiere of Eurydice (A Serenade for Strings) with JoAnn Falletta and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, April 2014; world premiere with Howard Griffiths and Sinfonie Orchester Biel, Switzerland, Sept. 2011

World premiere of Three Poems of Elizabeth Bishop for soprano and piano at Curtis Institute of Music (which commissioned it), April 2014; also that month, song cycle Extended Night: Three Poems of Jeffrey Greene premiered at American University in Paris and SubCulture (NYC) by Mirror Visions Ensemble

Concerto for Bassoon and Strings performed by George Sakakeeny with Tim Weiss conducting the Oberlin Sinfonietta in concert and on record, Dec. 2013

Jack and the Beanstalk: A Folk Tale for Narrator, Oboe, and String Trio premiered by An die Musik at Merkin Concert Hall, New York, November 2013

World premiere of Memoir for Flute and Piano (2010) with Marya Martin and Shai Wosner at Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Aug. 2010; repeated at NYC’s Bargemusic, Aug. 2013

New York Festival of Song presents “NYFOS Next: Russell Platt and Friends,” April 24, 2012 at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, New York

Quintet for Bassoon and Strings (1997) performed by Peter Kolkay and St. Petersburg Quartet at Music Mountain, July 4 2010; repeated at Maverick Concerts, summer 2011

World premiere of Three Songs for Unaccompanied Bassoon at International Double Reed Society Conference by Peter Kolkay, Oklahoma Univ., June 2010

New York premiere of Concerto for Bassoon and Strings by Peter Kolkay and Salomé Chamber Orchestra, Bargemusic, Brooklyn, June 2010; World premiere given by Kolkay and Wisconsin Philharmonic (Alexander Platt, cond.), Nov. 2008

New York Festival of Song performs excerpts from Whitman Cantata (featuring Metropolitan Opera tenor Paul Appleby) and Paul Muldoon Songs at Merkin Concert Hall, May 2010 and March 2009, respectively

Performance of Sonata for Violin and Piano (2005) by Williams Chamber Players as part of Williams College residency, Feb. 2010; New York premiere at Bargemusic, November 2008, by Mark Peskanov and Steven Beck

World premiere of Duo for Violin and Cello by Colin and Eric Jacobsen, Bargemusic, September 2009; repeated at Westport Arts Center, November 2009

World premiere of Trio for Violin, Clarinet, and Piano by Verdehr Trio, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., March 2009

European premiere of Concerto for Clarinet, Percussion, and Strings (2002-3, commissioned by the Wisconsin Philharmonic and the American Composers Forum) by soloist Michel Lethiec and I Virtuosi Italiani, Verona, Feb. 2008

World premiere of String Sextet with Voice (2007-8) by Brooklyn Rider with Edward Arron, Max Mandel, and Nancy Allen Lundy at Bargemusic, Feb. 2008

European premiere of From Noon to Starry Night: A Walt Whitman Cantata by Mirror Visions Ensemble at American University in Paris; world premiere by Mirror Visions at Merkin Concert Hall, New York, Oct. 2006; repeated on Copland House program, Westchester, June 2013

Love Unlimited: An Indoor Overture performed at Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute (Aaron Jay Kernis, director), Oct. 2002

Dale Warland Singers world premiere Pray to what earth does this sweet cold belong (Thoreau) for double chorus and harp in Minneapolis & St. Paul, Christmas 1999

Sequitur Ensemble and tenor Paul Sperry give world premiere of Eating Poetry (eight Mark Strand settings with piano trio) at Kaye Playhouse, May 1999