Cello and Orchestra

The Dawn of Hope (La alborada de la esperanza)

"The Dawn of Hope" is a composition about overcoming life's challenges, focusing on the transforming power of love and compassion, which allow us to have hope for a better future. [...]

2020-05-01T23:57:38+00:00Instrumentation unaccompanied cello, cello and piano, cello and guitar, cello violin and guitar, cello alto-sax and piano, cello voice and piano, string quartet, cello and string orchestra|Work Type , , ,

Crepúsculos (Twilight / Alpenglow)

This piece was inspired by Alpenglow, the magical pinkish or orange light that appears at the top of the Alps right before the sun goes down. The piece is sweet [...]

2020-05-01T23:57:59+00:00Instrumentation unaccompanied cello, cello and piano, cello and string orchestra (with or without piano)|Work Type , ,


Limoncello is a very lyrical, light, sweet and playful piece, as the name indicates.

2020-05-01T23:58:19+00:00Instrumentation unaccompanied cello, cello and piano, cello and accordion, cello and string orchestra (with or without piano)|Work Type , , ,

Cello Concerto No. 2

The music for Philip Glass’ second concerto for cello and orchestra is cobbled from a 2001 film score, Naqoyqatsi: Life as War. Glass seems to have particular success when using [...]

2019-06-13T02:57:13+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Concerto for Cello and Orchestra No. 1

In this vibrant work [...] rhythm is key. Once the classic Glass arpeggios get started, there are few opportunities to stop for breath. Much of the load rests on the [...]

2019-06-13T03:21:48+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Cello Concerto

This cello concerto began with a friendship. Josh Roman is beloved by just about everyone who meets him, and I am no exception. Immediately apparent is his unusual combination of [...]

2019-06-13T03:22:08+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra|Work Type

Princesa de Hadas (Fairy Tale Princess)

Princesa de hadas (Fairy Tale Princess) was commissioned by Argentine poet Patricio Méndez. The title of this piece refers to a verse from a poem by Méndez, where he describes [...]

2020-05-02T00:03:02+00:00Instrumentation Unaccompanied cello, Cello and Piano, Cello and Guitar, Cello and Orchestra (with or without Piano)|Work Type , , , ,

Danzas Latinoamericanas (Latin American Dances)

Danzas Latinoamericanas (Latin American Dances) is a 10-minute suite in three movements. Its movements can be performed independently. It was originally commissioned by Mexican cellist Carlos Prieto. It is based [...]

2020-05-02T00:01:05+00:00Instrumentation Unaccompanied Cello, 2 cellos, 4 cellos, 8 cellos, Cello and piano, Cello and Accordion, Cello and Alto Saxophone, Cello and Guitar, Cello and Viola, Cello and Violin, Cello Violin and Guitar, Cello Violin and Piano, String Quartet, Cello and Orchestra (with or without Piano)|Work Type , , , , ,

Colored Field

Composed after visiting the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau.

2019-06-13T03:30:00+00:00Instrumentation Cello and large orchestra|Work Type



2019-06-13T03:32:20+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Chamber orchestra|Work Type

There Was, and There Was Not

The Russian folklorist Vladimir Propp published his celebrated work Morphology of the Folktale in 1928. In the book, he presented a structural analysis of the Russian folktale, arguing that representatives [...]

2019-06-13T03:31:02+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Full Orchestra|Work Type


1. Floating Dreamsongs 2. Kora Song Written for Joshua Roman.

2019-06-13T03:37:04+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Chamber Orchestra|Work Type

Tangle Eye

Dan Visconti has written a new cello concerto for cellist Inbal Segev, to be premiered by the California Symphony, where Dan is currently in his final year as Young American [...]

2019-06-13T03:42:42+00:00Instrumentation Cello and Orchestra 2222 4331 + timp, 3 percussion, strings|Work Type

Mythic Gardens

2019-06-13T03:49:01+00:00Instrumentation Solo cello and orchestra|Work Type


Sun-Wukong, the ancient warrior king

2019-06-13T03:45:18+00:00Instrumentation Solo cello and chamber orchestra|Work Type
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