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Opera
RAAFF | Waiting for Miss Monroe

Orchestral / Large Ensemble works
Cello Concerto | Violin Concerto | Tanglewood Tales | Double Concerto for Clarinet, Bass Clarinet and Orchestra | Symphony No. 2 "Two worlds colliding" for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra | Symphony No. 3 'Illumination ... Eclipse' | Unisono | Piano Concerto | Concerto for Orchestra | Der Einsame im Herbst | In memoriam Dimitri Shostakovich | Concerto for Orchestra

Chamber Music
Ennea's Domein
             
 



Opera
   
   
  RAAFF an opera in two acts and an epilogue
Commissioned by the Netherlands Opera
libretto: Janine Brogt
with Danielle de Niese (soprano), Marcel Reijans (tenor), Mark Tevis (tenor), Nieuw Ensemble, Lawrence Renes (conductor)
Etcetera label (KTC 1370)


     
miss monroe   Waiting for Miss Monroe (2011-2012)
An opera in three acts

Commissioned by the Netherlands Opera with financial support of the Fund for the Creation of Music
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra; Marc Albrecht, conducting
with Laura Aikin, Dale Duesing, John Tessier
Challenge Classics (CC 72685)


A professional DVD registration of Waiting for Miss Monroe can be obtained by directly contacting Deuss Music or Robin de Raaff
   



Orchestral Works / Large Ensemble

   
   
  Cello Concerto (final version, revised and edited, 2016)
for Cello solo and Orchestra

Commissioned by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and the Fund for the Performing Arts
Dedicated to Marien van Staalen en Yannick Nézet-Séguin


   
  Violin Concerto (2008)
for Violin solo and Orchestra

Commissioned by the ZaterdagMatinee with financial support of
the Fund for the Creation of Music
Dedicated to Tasmin Little and Jaap van Zweden


   
  Tanglewood Tales (1997-2001)
for large orchestra

Commissioned by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and the Fund for the Performing Arts
Dedicated to Marien van Staalen en Yannick Nézet-Séguin


   
  Double Concerto for clarinet, bass clarinet and orchestra (1996-1997)
Radio Kamerorkest, Peter Eötvös (conductor)
Harmen de Boer, clarinet, Harry Sparnaay, bass clarinet

   
  Symphony No. 2 "Two worlds colliding" for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra (2010)
Commissioned by the Fund for the Creation of Music
Dedicated to the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet and Kees Vlaardingerbroek


Raschèr Saxophone Quartet:
Christine Rall, Elliot Riley, Bruce Weinberger (replaced 2014 by Andreas van Zoelen)
Radio Kamer Filharmonie, Emilio Pomàrico


   
  Symphony No. 3 'Illumination ... Eclipse' (2014-2015)
For large orchestra


Het Gelders Orkest, Antonello Manacorda
Christine Rall, Elliot Riley, Bruce Weinberger (replaced 2014 by Andreas van Zoelen)
Radio Kamer Filharmonie, Emilio Pomàrico


  Unisono for large orchestra (2002-2004)
revision from 2015
"composers cut"
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Ed Spanjaard, conductor
World premiere, December 16/17, 2004, Concertgebouw, Amsterdam

   

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  Unisono (pre-revision)
Piano Concerto
Concerto for Orchestra

with Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Radio Chamber Orchestra;
conductors Ed Spanjaard, Peter Eötvös and George Benjamin;
pianist Ralph van Raat
CD "Robin de Raaff: Orchestral Works"
Etcetera label (KTC 1309)


to Unisono (pre-revision)

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  Der Einsame im Herbst for large ensemble
Doelenensemble - Arie van Beek, conductor
CD "Between Nightbar and Factory"
NM Classics (NM 92121)
Donemus

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  In memoriam Dimitri Shostakovich (1994)
For 2 trumpets, 2 horns & orchestra

Recording remastered by the composer (7 October 2016)

Nederlands Balletorkest, Stefan Asbury
19 June 1996, Beurs van Berlage (Yakult Zaal), Amsterdam, 'Project Jonge Componisten'
     

   
  Concerto for Orchestra (1999-2003)
For large orchestra

Composers Cut-series (Recording remastered and reedited by the composer in 2017

World Premiere on 19 April 2002, Anton Philipszaal, Den Haag, Residentie Orkest, Kristjan Järvi

World Premiere of the revised version: 20 February 2003 Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, George Benjamin
     



Chamber music

   
   
schoenberg   Ennea's domein for septet

written for Het Trio and the Schönberg Quartet, dedicated to Geert van Keulen
CD "The Dutch Legacy, 30 years of Schönberg Quartet"
Etcetera label

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Janneke van der Meer, violin
Wim de Jong, violin
Henk Guittart, viola
Viola de Hoog, cello
Harrie Starreveld, flute/piccolo
Harry Sparnaay, clarinet/bass clarinet
René Eckhardt, piano

 

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