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

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

Three Miniatures

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Viola and Cello, 3 minutes. First performance: July 2001 at the American Conservatory, Palais de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, France. A severely concise duet for solo viola and cello in three parts. 1. Flowing 2. Still 3. With intensity Score Download a … Continued

stitch counting

A one-act opera based on four poems by e. e. cummings. 14 minutes. Music by Christopher Hossfeld. Orchestration: oboe, bass clarinet, piano, violin, cello, and singers. First performance during VI, A Night of Student Opera Premiers, November 1999, Harvard University; David Salvage, … Continued