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OPERAS 


The Extinctionist (2024) 🔈75’ in one act, for piano, violin, guitar, percussion
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera 
2024 Apr, Baruch PAC (New York, NY) , Heartbeat Opera
2021 May, PS21 (Chatham, NY), Heartbeat Opera


Frau Trude (2013) 🔈
10’ for piano/ harpsichord, viola, cello, bass, flute/ picc, clarinets, saxophone, horn, trumpet, percussion, harp
Commissioned by Center City Opera Theater
2013 Oct, New Music New Haven at Sprague Hall (New Haven, CT)
2013 Mar, Prince Music Theater (Philadelphia, PA)




ORCHESTRAS & LARGE ENSEMBLES 


Canal Songs (2017)30’ for full orchestra
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony, for the Erie Canal Bicentennial Celebration)
   I. Table of Ascents and Distances
   II. Work Song
   III. Ode
   IV. Inaccurate Description
2017 Jul, Albany Jennings Landing Amphitheatre (Albany, NY), Albany Symphony


Small Talk (2016) 🔈
(clip starts at 41:25)
6’ for full orchestra
Commissioned by the Yale Symphony Orchestra
2016 Nov, Orchestra Hall (Minneapolis, MN) at MPR 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert, Minnesota Orchestra/ Osmo Vänskä
2016 Nov, Orchestra Hall (Minneapolis, MN) at Future Classics (Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute), Minnesota Orchestra/ Osmo Vänskä
2016 Apr, Carnegie Hall (New York, NY), Yale Symphony Orchestra



My reflection ran away with my eyes (2012) 🔈9’ for full orchestra
Commissioned by the Yale Symphony Orchestra
2015 Oct, Schermerhorn Symphony Center (Nashville, TN), Nashville Symphony Orchestra
2013 Jul, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium (Santa Cruz, CA), Cabrillo Festival Orchestra
2012 Dec, Woolsey Hall (New Haven, CT), Yale Symphony Orchestra





CHAMBER (< 10) & SOLO MUSIC


A Twin Peaks Fantasy (2017) 🔈30’ for string quartet and piano
Commissioned by Dover Quartet
2018 Oct, David Lynch’s Festival of Disruption (Los Angeles, CA)
2017 Jul, Chamber Music Northwest (Portland, OR), Dover Quartet and Dan Schlosberg
2017 May, (le) poisson rouge (New York, NY), Dover Quartet and Dan Schlosberg


In Common (2016)7’ for clarinet and piano
Commissioned by the Copland House
2016 Jun, Meerestead Estate (Mount Kisco, NY), Copland House Ensemble


Two Remarks (2015)10’ for flute, oboe, clarinet, and piano
Commissioned by Mousai Ensemble
2015 DecLincoln Recital Hall at PSU (Portland, OR), Mousai Ensemble


Madame X (2015)
5’ for solo cello
Commissioned by BodyVox Dance Company
2015 May, BodyVox Dance Center (Portland, OR), Mihai Marcia


Contact (2014) and Advance (2014)3’, and 3’ for string sextet
Commissioned by Chamber Music Northwest for BodyVox Dance Company’s short films, Contact and Advance
2016 Nov, Nightingale Concert Hall at University of Nevada (Reno, NV), Amphion Quartet
2015 May, BodyVox Dance Center (Portland, OR), Amphion Quartet
2014 Jul,
Lincoln Recital Hall @PSU (Portland, OR), Dover Quartet, Paul Neubauer, Peter Wiley


strange ancestors (2013)9’ for flute and piano
Commissioned by Ginevra Petrucci and Bruno Canino  
2014 Jul, Doug Fir Lounge (Portland, OR), Tara Helen O’Conner and Dan Schlosberg
2013 Nov, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall (New York, NY), Ginevra Petrucci and Bruno Canino  


trill and slow gliss (2013)10’ for two violins, cello, and harpsichord
Commissioned by Yale Baroque Ensemble
2014 Dec, First Lutheran Church (Boston, MA), Yale Baroque Ensemble
2013 Feb,
Sprague Hall (New Haven, CT), Yale Baroque Ensemble


aperture (2012)9’ for two pianos  
2013 Apr, XS Collaborative (New Haven, CT), Paul Kerekes and Dan Schlosberg
2012 Oct,
Woolsey Hall (New Haven, CT), Paul Kerekes and Dan Schlosberg


the vast unbuilt abscesses of our [void] energy future (2012) 🔈13’ for two guitars
Commissioned by Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
2017 Apr, National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY), Gulli Björnsson and Jiji Kim
2014 Aug, Mama Fish (Los Angeles, CA), Cameron O’Connor and Wenjun Qi
2012 Mar, Sprague Hall (New Haven, CT), Graham Banfield and Alan Kulka


Cereal Composition (2011)10’ for solo organ
Commissioned by Raymond Nagem
2012 May, Church of St. John the Divine (New York, NY), Raymond Nagem




MUSIC WITH VOICE


“The World is My Clam” (2023)
3’ for tenor a cappella
Commissioned by Page 73, for The Grief Eater Near North Bender (2023)
Play and libretto by Dylan Guerra
2023 Oct, Alchemical Studios (New York, NY), Marquis Rodriguez


“The Dream Aria” (2022) 🔈
10’ for tenor, electric guitar, electric bass, piano/ keyboard, string quartet
Commissioned by Soho Rep, for Montag (2022)
Play and libretto by Kate Tarker
2022 Oct, Soho Rep (New York, NY), Dane Suarez, Graham Banfield, Dan Schlosberg, Ulysses Quartet


Stories (2019) 🔈15’ song cycle for soprano and piano
Commissioned by Lauren Libaw
Text by Lydia Davis
   1. Head, Heart
   2. Fear
   3. Insomnia
   4. Tropical Storm
   5. What I Feel

2020 Oct, Live from Elm Court (YouTube Live), Lauren Libaw and Dan Schlosberg
2019 Mar,
 Fondation des Étas-Unis (Paris, France), Lauren Libaw and Dan Schlosberg


Feed the Snakes (2018) 🔈8’ aria for soprano and chamber ensemble
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera
Libretto by Royce Vavrek
2018 Nov, WNYC’s The Greene Space (New York, NY), Jamilyn Manning-White and Heartbeat Opera
2018 Oct, Roulette (Brooklyn, NY), Jamilyn Manning-White and Heartbeat Opera 


Rhymes of Mother Goose (2017)6’ for SATB choir a cappella
Commissioned by New York Virtuoso Singers
2017 Oct, St. Ignatius of Antioch Church (New York, NY), New York Virtuoso Singers


Art Is (2017)8’ for wind ensemble and SATB choir
Commissioned by the Copland House
2017 Mar, Peekskill High School (Peekskill, NY), Peekskill High School Wind Ensemble and Chamber Choir


Into You (2017)9’ for voice and chamber ensemble
Commissioned by Invisible Anatomy, for Transfigure (2017)
2017 Nov, Beijing Modern Music Festival (Beijing, China), Invisible Anatomy
2017 Mar, Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI), Invisible Anatomy
2017 Feb, Roulette (Brooklyn, NY), Invisible Anatomy


A Demonstration (2016) 🔈8’ for voice and chamber ensemble
Commissioned by Invisible Anatomy, for Dissections (2016)
2016 Jan, National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY), Invisible Anatomy


Teeth (2015)15’ for voice and chamber ensemble
Commissioned by Invisible Anatomy, for Body Parts (2015)
Text by Edgar Allen Poe
2015 May, Beijing Modern Music Festival (Beijing, China), Invisible Anatomy
2015 Apr, St. Peter’s Church (New York, NY), Invisible Anatomy
2015 Apr, Shapeshifter Lab (Brooklyn, NY), Invisible Anatomy


so we must make the journey around the world (2014)6’ for female choir a cappella
Commissioned by Lorelei Ensemble
Text by Heinrich von Kleist
2019 Apr, Church of St. Ignatius Loyola (New York, NY)

2014 May, Memorial Church (Cambridge, MA), Text by Heinrich von Kleist


nightingale + rose (2013) 🔈20’ cantata for soprano, chorus, and chamber ensemble
Commissioned by Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
2019 Feb, St. Paul’s Chapel (New York, NY), Madeline Apple Healey, Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY

2013 Aug, Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (Norfolk, CT), Norfolk Chamber Music Ensemble


Letter (2013) 🔈4’ for mixed choir a cappella
Commissioned by Yale Glee Club
Text by Po Chu-i

2013 Jul, St. John’s Cathedral (Hong Kong), Yale Glee Club


Two Poems of Thomas Bailey Aldrich: the one white rose (2010) and destiny (2010) 🔈  7’ song cycle for soprano and chamber ensemble 
Poems by Thomas Bailey Aldrich

2023 MaySt. Paul’s Chapel at Trinity Wall Street (New York, NY), Madeline Apple Healey, Choir of Trinity Wall Street and NOVUS NY


Songs of Sorrow and Solitude (2007)20’ song cycle for soprano and piano
 
 1. Afternoon in February
   2. Changed
   3. Autumn within
   4. It is not always May
   5. Snow-flakes
   6. Loss and gain
   7. The rainy day    
   8. Curfew

Written for Lauren Libaw  
Text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
2023 Jun, Festival Les Villas Musicales (Aix-en-Provence, France), Lauren Libaw and Dan Schlosberg
2016 May, Elgar Room at Royal Albert Hall (London, UK), Lauren Libaw and Dan Schlosberg
2015 Jun, Victoria & Albert Museum (London, UK), Lauren Libaw and Lucie Troger
2007 May, Yale University (New Haven, CT), Lauren Libaw and Dan Schlosberg




ARRANGEMENTS, OPERAS IN FULL OR EXCERPT


The Handmaid’s Tale (2024)  
Ruders, arr. Schlosberg
90 min arrangement of Poul Ruders’ The Handmaid’s Tale (1998)
Commissioned by Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity
2025 Jun (premiere), Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (Banff, Canada)
2024 Jun (workshop), Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity (Banff, Canada)


Eugene Onegin (2024)
Tchaikovsky, arr. Schlosberg
100 min arrangement of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky‘s Eugene Onegin (1879)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera 
2024 Apr (premiere), Baruch PAC (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera 


Lady M (2023) 🔈
Verdi, arr. Schlosberg
90 min arrangement of Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth (1847)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera

2023 Apr, Baruch PAC (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera (dir. Emma Jaster)


Tosca (2023) 🔈
Puccini, arr. Schlosberg
100 min arrangement of Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca (1900)
for cellos, bass/ kamancheh, flute, horn, trumpet, piano
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera
2023 Apr, Baruch PAC (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera


Lady M, an online fantasia (2020) 🔈
Verdi, arr. Schlosberg
35 min arrangement of Giuseppe Verdi’s Macbeth (1847)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera

2020 June, YouTube (online), Heartbeat Opera (dir. Ethan Heard)


Der Freischütz (2019) 🔈
Weber, arr. Schlosberg
120 min arrangement of Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischütz (1821)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera
2019 Dec, Baruch PAC (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera


La Bohème Warhola (2019)
Puccini, arr. Schlosberg
120 min arrangement of Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème (1896)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera/ Pittsburgh Festival Opera
2019 Jul, Falk Auditorium (Pittsburgh, PA), Pittsburgh Festival Opera


Fidelio (2018) 🔈
Beethoven, arr. Schlosberg
90 min arrangement of Ludwig van Beethoven’s Fidelio (1805)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera 
2022 Feb, Scottsdale Performing Arts Center (Scottsdale, AZ), Heartbeat Opera
2022 Feb, The Mondavi Center (Davis, CA), Heartbeat Opera
2022 Feb, The Broad Stage (Santa Monica, CA), Heartbeat Opera
2022 Feb, Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera
2021 Aug, Harpa Concert Hall (Reykjavík, Iceland), Óperudagar Í fjarlægðr (Reykjavík Opera Days) 📸
2018 Apr, Baruch PAC (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera


Don Giovanni (2018) 🔈
Mozart,  arr. Schlosberg
120 min arrangement of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Don Giovanni (1787)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera 
2018 Apr, Baruch PAC (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera
2019 July, Chamber Music Northwest (Portland, OR), Heartbeat Opera


Carmen (2017) 🔈
Bizet, arr. Schlosberg
90 min arrangement of Georges Bizet’s Carmen (1875)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera 
2017 Apr, Baruch PAC (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera


Butterfly (2017) 🔈
Puccini, arr. Schlosberg
90 min arrangement of Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly (1904)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera 
2017 Apr, Baruch PAC (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera


Lucia di Lammermoor (2016) 🔈
Donizetti, arr. Schlosberg
90 min arrangement of Gaetano Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor (1835)
Commissioned by Heartbeat Opera
2020 Nov, Murchison Performing Arts Center (Denton, TX), University of North Texas Opera
2016 Mar, Theatre at St. Clement’s (New York, NY), Heartbeat Opera


La Bohème in Ten Minutes (2014)
Puccini, arr. Schlosberg
13 min arrangement of Giacomo Puccini’s La Bohème (1896)
Commissioned by Chamber Music Northwest
2014 Jul, Chamber Music Northwest (Portland, OR), David Shifrin, Ashley Smith, Dan Schlosberg


Sunday in the Park with George (2012)
Sondheim, arr. Schlosberg
100-min re-orchestration of Stephen Sondheim’s Sunday in the Park with George (1983)
Commissioned by Yale School of Drama/ Yale School of Music
2012 Dec, University Theater (New Haven, CT), Yale School of Drama 




ARRANGEMENTS, ALL OTHERS 


Pavane (2023) 🔈
Fauré, arr. Schlosberg
Arrangement of Gabriel Fauré's Pavane (1887)
for string quartet, flute, clarinet, harp
Commissioned by Trinity Church Wall Street
2023 May, St. Paul’s Chapel (New York, NY), NOVUS NY


Les Biches/ "Blue Skies" medley (2022)
Poulenc/ Berlin (arr. Daniel Schlosberg)
Arrangement of Francis Poulenc’s Les Biches (1924) and Irving Berlin’s "Blue Skies" (1926)
for clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, oboe
Commissioned by Akropolis Reed Quintet
2022 Apr, Virginia Arts Festival (Norfolk, VA), Akropolis Reed Quintet
2022 Mar, Chamber Music Northwest (Portland, OR), Akropolis Reed Quintet and BodyVox


Andante from Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83 (2019) 🔈
Brahms, arr. Schlosberg
Arrangement of Johannes Brahms’ Andante from Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat Major, Op. 83 (1881)
for piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, two violins, viola, cello, bass
Commissioned by Chamber Music Northwest
2019 July, Kaul Auditorium @Reed (Portland, Oregon)


In the Sentimental Mood (2017) 🔈
Ellington, arr. Schlosberg
Arrangement of Duke Ellington’s In the Sentimental Mood (1935)
for string quartet
Commissioned by Dover Quartet
2024 Apr, The Kennedy Center (Washington, DC), Dover Quartet
2019 Jul, Toronto Summer Music (Toronto, Canada), Dover Quartet
2017 Jun, (le) Poisson Rouge (New York, NY), Dover Quartet
2016 Aug, Meadowlark Studios (Williston, VT), Dover Quartet

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