Kirsten Broberg, Composer

Performances

"Dream-Paths" for soprano and vibraphone premiered by Ensemble 61 on March 6, 2014 at 7:30PM at the MacPhail Center for Performing Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

“From the Book of Hours” (text, Rainer Maria Rilke) cycle for soprano, harpsichord and viola de gamba premiered by Carrie Henneman Shaw, Tami Morse and Tulio Rondon on April 4, 2013 in the Baroque Room in Saint Paul, Minnesota

"Breathturn" for choir performed by Volti at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California on March 1, 2013, at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in San Francisco, California on March 2, 2013 and at the David Brower Center in Berkeley, California

"Celestial Dawning" for full orchestra from the Natura cycle premiered by the Saint Olaf Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Martin Hodel on April 26, 2013 at Saint Michael's Catholic Church in Farmington, Minnesota and on April 28, 2013 in the Skoglund Center Auditorium Saint Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota

“From the Book of Hours” (text, Rainer Maria Rilke) cycle for soprano, harpsichord and viola de gamba premiered by Carrie Henneman Shaw, Tami Morse and Tulio Rondon on May 17, 18 and 19 in Studio Z in Saint Paul, Minnesota

"The Waters of Time" for soprano and chamber ensemble performed by Ensemble 61 at the Regional Cultural Center in New York Mills, Minnesota on January 12, 2013

"Opening" for solo cello performed by Joel Salvo in the Schubert Club in Saint Paul, Minnesota on November 15, 2012

"Sketches" for flute, vibraphone and piano performed by Lontano at the Fourth London Festival of American Music in London England on October 26, 2012

"The Waters of Time" for soprano and chamber ensemble performed by Ensemble 61 in the Center for the Arts in Fergus Falls, Minnesota October 13, 2012

"The Waters of Time" for soprano and chamber ensemble performed by Ensemble 61 at Central Square in Glenwood, Minnesota on September 21, 2011

"The Waters of Time" for soprano and chamber ensemble performed by Ensemble 61 in the United Methodist Church in Alexandria, Wisconsin on August 4, 2011

"The Waters of Time" for soprano and chamber ensemble performed by Ensemble 61 in Studio Z in Saint Paul, Minnesota on April 27, 2012

"Impulse" (dance music) for flute, clarinet, marimba, violin, cello and dancers premiered by faculty musicians and student dancers at Saint Olaf College on April 12, 2012

"Collecting Winter" performed by Katherine Skovira and Ensemble 61 in Studio Z in Saint Paul, Minnesota on February 17, 2012

"Inward" for string quartet premiered by the Kronos Quartet string quartet at the Ensems Festival for Contemporary Music in Valencia, Spain on May 31, 2011

"Rain Gardens" from the Natura cycle for solo piano premiered by Nicholas Phillips at the Great Wolf Lodge in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin on October 28, 2011

"Of Resonance" for string quartet from the Resonant Strands cycle performed by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra on October 22, 2011

"Ethers" from the Between Darkness and Light cycle for French horn, cello and percussion premiered by Ensemble Dal Niente on October 20, 2011

"Of Resonance" for string quartet from the Resonant Strands cycle performed by the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra on October 20, 2011

"That Time" from the Waters of Time cycle performed on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's MusicNow series by musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Cliff Colnot on October 17, 2011

"Nude" arrangement performed by Ensemble 61 the Baroque Room in Saint Paul, Minnesota on September 17, 2011

“The Waters of Time” for soprano and chamber ensemble performed by Ensemble Dal Niente at the Mayne Stage in Chicago on April 21, 2011 at 8PM

“That Time” for soprano and chamber ensemble performed by the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire New Music Ensemble, conducted by Ethan Wickman on March 28, 2011

“Echoes” for solo piano performed by Nicholas Phillips at the University of Wisconsin—Eau Claire on March 28, 2011

“With Reverence: in Memorium Gerard Grisey” for solo French horn, strings and percussion premiered by Bernhard Scully premiered in Nichols Hall in Evanston, Illinois on January 21, 2011

“Constellations” for solo piano performed by Winston Choi at Piano Forte Chicago in Chicago on December 5, 2010

“Echoes” for solo piano performed by Matthew McCright in Merkin Concert Hall in New York City on September 23, 2010 and in Sateren Hall at Augsburg College in Minneapolis on May 14, 2010

“Songs of Longing” (text, Sappho) for treble voices and baroque chamber ensemble premiered in Studio Z in Saint Paul, Minnesota on May 14, 2010

“Beyond Blue” violin concerto for Austin Wulliman and Ensemble Dal Niente premiered at Nichols Concert Hall in Evanston, Illinois on May 2, 2010

“So Close” for soprano and piano, and “To Want” for soprano and piano trio (text, Pablo Neruda) performed by Ensemble Dal Niente at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio in April 2010

“Origins” cycle of five extractable pieces for mixed winds and strings performed by Ensemble Dal Niente at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Chicago, January 2010.

“Constellations” for solo piano performed by Matthew McCright at Gethsemane Episcopal Church
 in Minneapolis on April 25, 2009

“Increscent” for violin and piano duo performed by Austin Wulliman and Mabel Kwan at the University of Illinois in Bloomington, Illinois on May 23, 2009

“Breathturn” (text, Paul Celan) for chamber choir premiered by Chicago Lyric Opera chorus master and The Crossing contemporary chamber choir at the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill in Philadelphia on May 22, 2009

“Resonant Strands” cycle for piano, bowed piano and string quartet; “Origins” cycle for mixed winds and strings and “The Waters of Time” cycle for soprano and chamber ensemble (text, Pablo Neruda) performed by the Ai Ensemble in New York City in May 17, 2009

“Constellations” for solo piano performed by Matthew McCright at Piano Forte Chicago in Chicago on May 15, 2009

“Constellations” for solo piano performed by Matthew McCright; and “Increscent” for violin and piano performed by Austin Wulliman and John Boonenberg at the Tenri Cultural Institute in New York City on March 26, 2009

“Tranquil” for violin and cello duo premiered by the Wild and Wulliman Duo at Heaven Gallery in Chicago on March 14, 2008

“Constellations” for solo piano performed by Matthew McCright at Westminster College in Pennsylvania on March 9, 2009

“In Stillness” for clarinet quintet performed by the Mivos String Quartet at Issue Project Room in New York City on March 11,2009

“Increscent” for violin and piano performed by violinist Austin Wulliman and pianist Mabel Kwan at the Center for Performing Arts at Illinois State University in Bloomington, Illinois on March 23, 2009

“Tranquil” for violin and cello duo written for and dedicated to Wild and Wulliman, violinist Austin Wulliman and cellist Chris Wild performed in Chicago on March 14, 2009

“Resonant Strands” cycle of five extractable pieces for piano, bowed piano and string quartet performed by Ensemble Dal Niente in the concert hall at Columbia College in Chicago on February 13, 2009

“Constellations” for piano duo and percussion quartet premiered by Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Now pianists Amy Briggs and Daniel Schlosberg with Third Coast Percussion in Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University in Chicago on December 13, 2008

“Origins” cycle of five extractable pieces for mixed winds and strings premiered by the New Millennium Orchestra at the Cultural Center of Chicago in Chicago on November 17, 2008

“Air” for flute and guitar commissioned and performed by flutist Harvey Sollberger and guitarist Paul Bowman performed at the Teatro Comunale in Ceglie Messapica, Italy on October 19, 2008

“Lines” electronic soundtrack composed for a film by Sarah Carlson premiered at Electronic Music Midwest Conference at Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois on October 16, 2008

“Air” for flute and guitar commissioned and performed by flutist Harvey Sollberger and guitarist Paul Bowman performed in Villa Aurelia Hall in Rome, Italy at the Nuovi Spazi Musicali Festival on October 16, 2008

“Constellations” for solo piano premiered by Matthew McCright in the concert hall at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota on October 12, 2008

“Emerge” for piano and bowed piano performed by pianist Mabel Kwan on the Sonic Fusion Festival at Canongate Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 21, 2009

“Tendrils” for solo clarinet performed by Alejandro Acierto at DePaul University in Chicago on May 25, 2008

“That Time” for soprano and chamber ensemble performed by soprano Peyee Chen and the Northwestern University Contemporary Music Ensemble in Pick Staiger Concert Hall at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois on May 17, 2008

“Opening” for solo viola premiered by Chia-Ying Hsu in Shiley Theatre, Camino Hall at the University of California at San Diego on April 5, 2008

“Emerge” for piano and bowed piano performed by pianist Matthew McCright and the Renegade Ensemble at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota on April 4, 2008

“Opening” for solo cello performed by Isabel Castellvi at Brooklyn Arts Exchange in New York City on March 21-22, 2008

“That Time” for soprano and chamber ensemble premiered by soprano Carrie Henneman Shaw and Ensemble Dal Niente in Ganz Hall at Chicago College of Performing Arts at Roosevelt University in Chicago on January 23, 2008

“In Stillness” for bass clarinet and cello toured throughout New York City and Chicago by the AI Ensemble from December 12-21, 2007

“Increscent” for violin and piano performed by Eighth Blackbird violinist Matt Albert at the Sonic Impact Festival at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago on October 29, 2007

“Twilight” for music and dance performed by the Sonic Inertia Dance and Performance Group at the Opera Cabal Chamber Opera and Multimedia Festival at the Zhou B. Art Center in Chicago on October 19, 2007

“Emerge” for piano and bowed piano performed by Matthew McCright and the Renegade Ensemble in Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis on October 13, 2007

“Branching” for solo clarinet and chamber ensemble premiered by Ensemble Dal Niente at the Sound Field Festival for New and Experimental Music at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago in Chicago on October 4, 2007

“Opening” for solo violin premiered by Carmel Raz on an evening of new music with Yoni Niv and members of the Musica Nova Consort at Cafe Mersand in Tel-Aviv, Israel on August 22, 2007

“Of Resonance” for string quartet performed by the Jack Quartet string quartet at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago in Chicago on May 5, 2007

“Tendrils” for solo bass clarinet performed by Gareth Davis at Rosenberg and Kaufman Fine Art on the 2007 New York City International Contemporary Ensemble Ice Fest in New York City on April 27, 2007

“Opening” for solo cello performed by Isabel Castellvi at Ossia Fine Arts Space in the historic Fine Arts Building on Michigan Avenue in Chicago in Chicago on April 10, 2007

“Twilight” (text, e. e. Cummings) for soprano and chamber ensemble by soprano Linden Christ with Ensemble Dal Niente on the Chamber Opera & Multimedia Festival at the Zhou Brothers Art Center in Chicago on April 5, 2007

"Opening" for solo cello was performed by Isabel Castellvi and “Emerge" for piano and bowed piano by Sergiy Komirenko with Mabel Kwan, Drew Baker, and Scott Scharf at a Composer Concert in Alice Millar Chapel at Northwestern University in Chicago on November 16, 2006

"Increscent" for violin and piano/bowed/prepared piano by Eighth Blackbird member Matt Albert (violin) and Michael McBride (piano) at the Sonic Impact Festival at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago on October 29, 2006

"Tendrils" for solo bass clarinet by Gareth Davis at the Sound Field Festival at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Illinois on October 15, 2006

"Emerge" for piano and bowed piano performed at the Green Mill Jazz Club in Chicago by the International Contemporary Ensemble as part of their 2006 Chicago ICE Fest on September 17, 2006

"Tendrils" for solo clarinet by Gareth Davis at the 2005 June in Buffalo Festival in New York in June 7, 2005

“Increscent" for violin and piano by David Yonan (violin) and Michael McBride (piano) of the Fine Arts Music Society in Curtiss Hall in the Fine Arts Building in Chicago on May 28, 2005

“Increscent" for violin and piano, by David Bowlin (violin) and Cory Smythe (piano) of the International Contemporary Ensemble at the New Music Marathon in Regenstein Recital Hall at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois on May 22, 2005

“Lament” for String Quartet was performed by Rena Ishii violin, Hyae-Rhun Yim Jung, Carroll Wallace viola, Tim Kwan cello in Werner Recital Hall at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 19, 2004

“Lament” for String Quartet was performed by Rena Ishii violin, Hyae-Rhun Yim Jung, Carroll Wallace viola, Tim Kwan cello in Werner Recital Hall at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 18, 2004.

“Lament” for String Quartet was performed by Rena Ishii violin, Hyae-Rhun Yim Jung, Carroll Wallace viola, Tim Kwan cello at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 17, 2004.

“Sketches” for alto flute/flute in c, vibraphone and piano by Do Hee Lee (flute and alto flute), Matthew Hawkins (vibraphone) and Young-eun Choi (piano) in Werner Recital Hall at the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 16, 2004

“Sketches” for alto flute/flute in c, vibraphone and piano by the New York New Music Ensemble at the June in Buffalo festival in New York in June, 2003

“Night Visions” for full orchestra premiered by the University of Minnesota Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yuri Ivan at Ted Mann Concert Hall at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 4, 2003

DISCOGRAPHY

The Crossing: It Is Time

Featuring "Breatthurn" for choir by Kirsten Broberg

Young-Ah Tak

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Matthew McCright:
Second Childhood

Featuring "Constellations" for solo piano by Kirsten Broberg

Young-Ah Tak

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