In Pace

For mezzo-soprano, choir, and historic wind quintet (2 cornets, 2 sackbuts, dulcian) on a poem by Robert Service. First performance: 2 November 2014 with Meagan Zantingh, mezzo-soprano, La Rose des Vents, and the Cantata Singers of Ottawa, Christopher Hossfeld conducting. Press Hossfeld’s own … Continued

Fantasie in C

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For solo cello, 10 minutes. Comissioned by Harbourfront Centre for the Toronto Music Garden, September 2013. First performance by Kate Haynes in the Toronto Music Garden. Written in response to the solo cello suite in C Major by J. S. Bach. … Continued

Missa Brevis

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For choir and organ, latin text, 15 minutes. Commissioned by the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Montreal in celebration of their 150th year. The first performance was on 20 November 2011. Kyrie Sanctus Agnus Dei Score Download a pdf of the … Continued

Ave Regina Caelorum

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SATB chorus, latin text, 6 minutes. Commissioned by the Cantata Singers of Ottawa. First performance: The Cantata Singers of Ottawa, Michael Zaugg, conductor, Stabat Mater Concert, 31 March 2010, Christ Church Cathedral, Ottawa. Press As a bonus there was a premier inserted between the Scarlatti … Continued

concerto GROSSO

String orchestra (5, 4, 4, 3, 2), commissioned by A Far Cry, Boston’s self-conducted chamber orchestra, 20 minutes. First performance: 30 October 2009 at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA. Press Christopher Hossfeld’s odd yet compelling ‘concerto GROSSO’ for 18 strings, … Continued

A seal upon your heart

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Six-part chorus (SSATBB, div.), with texts from the Song of Solomon, 11 minutes. First performed by the Cantata Singers of Ottawa, Michael Zaugg, conductor, Shades of Love / Tons d’Amour concert, 19 April 2009, Orleans United Church, Orleans, Ontario. Also performed by Voces Boreales, Michael Zaugg, … Continued

your eyes have their silence

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String trio (violin, viola, cello), commissioned by The Rosetta Trio, 12 minutes. The piece has been performed at Memorial Church, Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and at the Toronto Music Garden. First performance: 5 February 2008 at Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH … Continued

Miss Julie

A one-act opera based on the play by August Strindberg, 26 minutes. First performance during VI:3, A Night of Student Opera Premiers, April 2002, Leverett House, Harvard University, sponsored by the Harvard-Radcliffe Contemporary Music Ensemble. Score Miss Julie: dramatic soprano Jean: Tenor … Continued