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Orchestral / Large Ensemble works
Cello Concerto |
Carmina Chromatico

Chamber Orchestra
Orphic Descent | Megumi-Suite

Chamber Music
Un visage d'emprunt

Symphony No. 3 Illumination...Eclipse | Violin Concerto
| Waiting for Miss Monroe | ContradictieIVa




Oratorio for soprano, baritone, 2 harps solo, large mixed choir and large orchestra
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest, Groot Omroepkoor
Soloists: Marisol Montalvo, soprano; Chen Reiss, soprano; Gerhild Romberger, alto; Mark Stone, baritone
Conductor: Markus Stenz

premiere performance, 23 September 2016
commissioned by AVRO | TROS


Orchestral Works / Large Ensemble

cello npo   Cello Concerto (2010-2013)
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

WATCH Cello Concerto begins at 27 min. 10 sec

  Carmina Chromatico (2015)
for flute, oboe, clarinet, harmonium, piano, percussion, 2 violins, viola, cello & double bass

Live performance: 29 August 2015; Aula Major Rolduc, Kerkrade
Gruppo Montebello, conductor: Henk Guittart

Chamber Orchestra

  Orphic Descent (2003)
for ensemble

Commissioned by the Ictus ensemble and the ROSAS Ensemble
Choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and cinematography by Thierry DeMey
Dedicated to Thierry DeMey

Now available on DVD from CinéArt
  Megumi-Suite (2007)
for saxophone solo and small ensemble

Created from the film music composed for the dramatised documentary by Mirjam van Veelen

In Memoriam William Raaijman


Chamber music

  Un visage d'emprunt (1999; rev. 2002)
for clarinet, violin, cello and piano

26 August 2015 | Ballsaal im Alten Kurhaus, Aachen, Germany
performers: Osiris Trio and Alan R. Kay, clarinet


  Symphony No 3 "Illumination...Eclipse" (2014-2015)
for large orchestra

Composed for and commissioned by Het Gelders Orkest for the celebration of their 125th anniversary

Short docu about composer Robin de Raaff and the rehearsal of his new orchestral piece “Symphony no. 3 Illumination... Eclipse”

  Interview with Robin de Raaff about his Violin Concerto

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

text: Janine Brogt
Commissioned by “De Nederlandse Opera” with financial support
of the Fund for the Creation of Music

De Nederlandse Opera
premiere: 9 June 2012
Lotte de Beer, stage director
  Laura Aikin in Waiting for Miss Monroe
  Contradictie IVa for Bass clarinet solo
Fie Schouten, bass clarinet

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