Close Encounters With Music

Close Encounters Commissioning Project

Since its inception, the Close Encounters Commissioning Program has supported the creation of, produced and premiered the following:

2001
Osvaldo Golijov, How Slow the Wind

2002
John Musto, River Songs
David Parsons, choreography for Le Grand Tango

2003
Lera Auerbach, Last Letter
Kenji Bunch, Sonnet No. 128

2004
Jorge Martin, Hollywood Variations
Kenneth LaFave, American Avenues

2005
Lera Auerbach, Epilogue: House of Mirth
Owen Leech, Wind in the Ash: Homage to Millay
Matthew Guerrieri, The Monkey King

2006
Paul Schoenfield, Refractions for Clarinet, Cello and Piano

2007
Jorge Martin, Ropa Vieja
Lior Navok, Spring Calls

2008
Stephen Dankner, CEWM Fanfare, Klezmer Quintet

2009
Jonathan Keren, Homage to Bach

2012
Zhou Long, Green for Pipa and Cello

2013
Robert Beaser, Spring Songs

Paul Schoenfield, Sha'atnez for Ady

2015
Paul Schoenfield, Zemer

2016
Thea Musgrave, Tamar Muskal, Judith Zaimont, Celebration Quilt