Current & Recent Commissions
Project &
Symphony No. 4, “Hechailos”

Nashville Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra, this piece is based on an ancient Jewish mystical text called a Hechailos, which describes a mystic’s journey through a meditative pass way to get closer to God’s presence. The piece will be recorded for commercial release in addition to the Guitar Concerto.
March 22-24, 2018 • Nashville • Conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero
Violin Concerto No. 2

Dallas Symphony Orchestra • Alexander Kerr, Violin
Commissioned by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas, TX
May 25-27, 2018 • Conducted by Jaap van Zweden
An Orchestral Opener

Rogue Valley Symphony• Oregon
Commissioned by the Rogue Valley Symphony for their 50th Anniversary. The name has not yet been decided, but this piece will be a festive opener that will set the tone for the great organization’s anniversary celebrations.
Clarinet Concerto

Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra • Donald Foster, Clarinet
Philadelphia Orchestra • Ricardo Morales, clarinet
Commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra & the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra
February 11-12, 2017 • Santa Barbara • Conducted by Nir Kabaretti
April 14-16, 2016 • Philadelphia • Conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Symphony No. 3

Kansas City Symphony
Commissioned by the Kansas City Symphony. Based on letters from WWI soldiers to their spouses.
May 20-22, 2016 • Conducted by Michael Stern
Zohar Oratorio

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Carnegie Hall
Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Carnegie Hall Corporation, and the Deborah A. Kahn and Harris N. Miller Charitable Fund
April 14 & 16, 2016 • Atlanta • Conducted by Robert Spano
April 30, 2016 • Carnegie Hall • Conducted by Robert Spano
Chamber Concerto for Violin

Shriver Hall Concert Series
Gil Shaham, violin
Commissioned by Shriver Hall Concert Series
February 14, 2016 • The Knights Orchestra • Conducted by Eric Jacobson
Symphony No. 2

Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Novemer 5 & 7, 2015 • Conducted by Robert Spano
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