andrew hsu

composer // pianist

ORCHESTRA

glacial blue

(in progress)

poesia concertante per clarinetto e orchestra

[2.2.2.2 - 2.1.1.0 - 3 - hp - solo cl - str (8.7.6.4.2)]
duration ca. 19 minutes

Performance History


vale

2016

poem for orchestra in memoriam Steven Stucky

[3.3.3.3 - 4.3.3.1 - 3 - hp - str (14.12.10.8.6)]
duration ca. 13 minutes

Performance History

  • April 2016 – Jeffrey Milarsky and the Juilliard Orchestra in Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts (New York, USA)
  • November 2017 – Osmo Vänskä and the Minnesota Orchestra in Orchestra Hall (Minneapolis, USA)


CHAMBER

aria glaciaire

(in progress)

poem for clarinet and piano

commissioned by Concert Artists Guild for Yoonah Kim, with the generous support of the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund
duration ca. 11 minutes

Performance History

  • April 2018 – Yoonah Kim and TBA in Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall (New York, USA)

kenopsiac

2016

poem for string quartet

commissioned by the Curtis Institute of Music for the Zorá Quartet
duration ca. 12 minutes

Performance History


erebus-cathedral

2016

poem for clarinet and piano

commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival and School for "First Glimpse"
duration ca. 8 minutes

Performance History

  • August 2016 – Aspen Contemporary Ensemble in Harris Concert Hall (Aspen, USA)
  • February 2016 – Yoonah Kim and Mika Sasaki in Paul Recital Hall, The Juilliard School (New York, USA)

in solitary

2015

song cycle for soprano and piano

text: Walt Whitman
duration ca. 22 minutes

Performance History


frostfallen

2015

poem for trumpet and string trio

commissioned by Nozomi Imamura, with the generous support of the Curtis Institute of Music
duration ca. 9 minutes

Performance History

  • April 2015 – Nozomi Imamura, Shannon Lee, Yoshihiko Nakano, Chen Cao in Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, USA)
  • November 2015 – Brian Olson, Lifan Zhu, Jacob Shack, Ariana Nelson in Paul Recital Hall, The Juilliard School (New York, USA)

sea meadows

2014

poem for violin and piano

duration ca. 6 minutes

Performance History

  • December 2014 – Eunice Kim and Andrew Hsu in the Trinity Center for Urban Life (Philadelphia, USA)
  • December 2014 – Eunice Kim and Andrew Hsu in Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, USA)
  • April 2015 – Eunice Kim and Andrew Hsu in Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, PA)
  • April 2016 – Lifan Zhu and Mika Sasaki in Paul Recital Hall, The Juilliard School (New York, USA)
  • July 2016 – Angelo Xiang Yu and Andrew Hsu in Alberta Rose Theatre (Portland, USA)
  • August 2016 – Seohee Min and Andrew Hsu in Scanlan Hall, Bucksbaum Campus (Aspen, USA)
  • April 2017 – Seohee Min and Tengku Irfan in Morse Recital Hall, The Juilliard School (New York, USA)

philtrum

2013

poesia-duetto per soprano e violoncello

text: Taije Silverman
commissioned by Lauren Eberwein, with the generous support of the Curtis Institute of Music
duration ca. 13 minutes

Performance History

  • August 2014 – Marie Marquis and Jesse Christeson in Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood Music Center (Lenox, USA)
  • April 2015 – Alize Rozsnyai and Zachary Mowitz in Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, USA)
  • January 2017 – Chelsea Feltman and Timothy Leonard in Behind the Door (New York, USA)


SOLO

ballade

(in progress)

poem for solo violin

commissioned by the Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts for Angelo Xiang Yu
duration ca. 8 minutes

Performance History

  • March 2018 – Angelo Xiang Yu in Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory (Boston, USA)

catalogue de fleurs

2016–
(in progress)

collected poems for solo harp

commissioned by the Levin Project for Abigail Kent

Performance History

  • October 2016 – Abigail Kent in Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, USA)
  • May 2017 – Katherine Siochi in Morse Recital Hall, The Juilliard School (New York, USA)

lucid fission

2014

poem for solo piano

duration ca. 10 minutes

Performance History

  • April 2014 – Andrew Hsu in Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, USA)
  • April 2014 – Andrew Hsu in Vicksburg Performing Arts Center (VIcksburg, USA)
  • May 2014 – Andrew Hsu in Kretschmer Recital Hall, Aquinas College (Grand Rapids, USA)
  • April 2015 – Andrew Hsu in Field Concert Hall, Curtis Institute of Music (Philadelphia, USA)