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2010 Concerto No. 3 for Piano, Orchestra and Electronics
(to the memory of Bohuslav Martinu)
  First Performance: April 16, 2010, Opperman Music Hall
        Tallahassee, Florida
    Read Gainsford, piano; Florida State University
Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Jiménez, conductor
2009 Sonata-Portrait for solo piano
  First Performance: July 1, 2010, International Festival of Chamber Music
        Ceský Krumlov, Czech Republic
    Hui-Ting Yang, piano
2007-08 Sinfonietta No. 3, "Gong" for mezzo-soprano, mixed choir, orchestra, and electronics
          based on the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke
  First Performance: March 30, 2008, Dvořák Hall of the Rudolfinum
        Prague, Czech Republic
    Jadwiga Rappé, mezzo-soprano; Kühn Mixed Choir, Marek Vorlíček, choirmaster;
Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jan Kučera, conductor
2006 Dawn for mezzo-soprano, violin, cello, and piano
          based on the text of Karen Bentley- Pollick
  First Performance: November 18, 2009, Martinu Hall, Prague Academy of Music
        Prague, Czech Republic
    Jana Kosinová, mezzo-soprano; Pavel Vondráček, violin;
Eva Langerová, cello; Václav Němec, piano
2005 Portrait for piano and percussion (2 players)
  First Performance: June 14, 2006, Concert Hall of the Pálffy Pallace
        Prague, Czech Republic
    Joanna Sobkowska, piano; Radek Krampl, Petr Holub, percussion
2004 Sonata for Trombone and Piano
  First Performance: June 18, 2004, 33rd International Trombone Festival
        Ithaca, New York
    Jay Evans, trombone; Joanna Sobkowska, piano
2003 Trio for Clarinet, Cello and Piano, “Metamorphoses”
  First Performance: November 8, 2004, Dvořák Hall, Prague
    Florida Trio Con Brio (Frank Kowalsky, clarinet;
    Lubomir Georgiev, cello; Carolyn Bridger, piano)
2002-05 Songs of Zhivago for tenor and orchestra / tenor and piano
          on the poetry of Boris Pasternak
  First Performance: Scheduled for November 2, 2006, Dvořák Hall, Prague
    Adrian Thompson, tenor
    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimír Válek, conductor
1999 Sinfonietta No. 1 for nineteen instruments
  First Performance: November 15, 1999, Cleveland, OH;
    Cleveland Chamber Symphony, Andrew Rindfleisch, conductor
  Sinfonietta No. 2 for Orchestra, “Jacob’s Well”
  First Performance: February 5, 2005, Florida State University Twelfth Biennial Festival
        of New Music, Ruby Diamond Auditorium, Tallahassee, Florida;
    FSU Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Jiménez, conductor
1998 Concerto No. 2 for Piano and Orchestra (“Concerto Breve”)
  First Performance: February 3, 2001, Florida State University Tenth Biennial Festival of
        New Music, Ruby Diamond Auditorium, Tallahassee, Florida;
    Joanna Sobkowska, piano; FSU Symphony Orchestra,
    László Marosi, conductor
1997 Ad vitae fontes aquarum
          for wind orchestra
  First Performance: October 20, 1998, Florida State University, Opperman Music Hall;
    FSU Wind Orchestra, James Croft, conductor
  In Night
          for baritone, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, viola, piano and percussion,
        text by Franz Kafka
  First Performance: November 18, 1998, Florida State University, Dohnányi Recital Hall
    Jerrold Pope, baritone; FSU New Music Ensemble,
    Alexander Jiménez, conductor
1996 The River in Spring
          Three Fragments from Franz Kafka’s “The Great Wall of China”
        for mezzo-soprano and percussion (three players)
  First Performance: January 10, 1997, Florida State University, Opperman Music Hall;
    Tina Stringfellow, mezzo-soprano, FSU Percussion Ensemble,
    Paul Bamonte, conductor
1995 Elegy in Two Movements
          for solo cello
  First Performance: November 25, 1995, Florida State Music Teachers Association,
        Fort Myers, Florida;
    Lubomir Georgiev, cello
  Music for Nine Wind Instruments (Divertimento II)
          for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, two trumpets, trombone, and tuba
  First Performance: April 18, 1996, Music Educators National Conference
        Kansas City, Missouri;
    FSU Faculty Wind Ensemble, James Croft, conductor
1994 Angels and Airplanes
          for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and piano
  First Performance: October 11, 1994, Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, New York;
    Opperman Reed Trio, Carolyn Bridger, piano
1993 Symphony for Winds and Percussion
          after the painting Discovery of America by Salvador Dalí
  First Performance: October 21, 1993, Opperman Music Hall,
    Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida;
    FSU Wind Orchestra, James Croft, conductor
1992 Der Weg (The Way)
          for counter-tenor, clarinet, viola, contrabass, and percussion (two players),
        text by Franz Kafka
  First Performance: October 30, 1993, Martinu Hall, Prague;
    Steven Rickards, counter-tenor;
    Members of the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra,
    Mario Klemens, conductor
  The Magic Horn
          for solo horn
  First Performance: May 25, 1993, 25th Conference of the International Horn Society,
    Opperman Music Hall. Tallahassee, Florida;
    Michelle Stebleton, horn
1991 Concerto for Flute and Percussion Ensemble, “The Late Afternoon of a Faun”
  First Performance: April 19, 1992, Festival of New Music, Florida State University,
    Opperman Music Hall, Tallahassee, Florida;
    Shelley Binder, flute; FSU Percussion Ensemble,
    Gary Werdesheim, conductor
1989 Divertimento I , “Bläserharmonie”
      for two oboes, two clarinets, two horns and two bassoons
  First Performance: August 12, 1989, Salzburg Festival, Grand Hall of Mozarteum,
    Salzburg, Austria;
    Collegium Musicum Pragense
  The Blue Bird
          Cantata for children’s voices and chamber ensemble, after Maurice Maeterlinck,
        text by Vera Provazníková
  First Performance: July 30, 1989, Nantes, France
    Kühn Children’s Choir,
    Jiří Chvála, conductor
1988 Concerto Grosso
          for violin, piano, percussion and string orchestra
  First Performance: December 4, 1988, Theatre Chaillot, Paris, France;
    Orchestre National de France,
    Arturo Tamayo, conductor
1987 Trio for Violin, Cello and Piano
  First Performance: June 12, 1987, Madrid, Spain;
    Trio Mompou
  Concerto for Winds and Percussion
  First Performance: April 11, 1988, Festival of New Music, Florida State University,
    Opperman Music Hall, Tallahassee, Florida;
    FSU Wind Orchestra,
    Carl Bjerregaard, conductor
1986 Symphonic Ouverture
  First Performance: April 17, 1987, Grand Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory,
        Moscow, Russia
    Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor
  String Quartet No. 2
  First Performance: December 6, 1987, Neumann Hall, Strahov Monastery, Prague:
    Stamic Quartet
1985 Song of Man
          Television Ballet
  First Performance: June 17, 1986, The ‘Golden Prague’ International TV Festival;
    Prague Chamber Ballet Company, Pavel Šmok, artistic director;
    Prague Radio Choir; Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra,
    Libor Pešek, conductor
1984 To the Future Earth
          for solo bass, mixed choir and orchestra, on the poetry of Miroslav Florian
  First Performance: November 19, 1985, Dvořák Hall, Prague;
    Richard Novák, bass; Kühn Mixed Choir;
    Prague Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Belohlávek, conductor
  Trio for Violin, Viola and Cello
  First Performance: November 4, 1984, Concert Hall of the Academy of Music,
    Vienna, Austria;
    Jiří Tomášek, violin; Hubert Šimácek, viola; Václav Jírovec, cello
1983 Songs of Hope
          for a cappella mixed choir and solo soprano
        on the poetry of Václav Hons, Josef Hora, and Vít?zslav Nezval
  First Performance: May 17, 1986, Dvořák Hall, Prague;
    Prague Philharmonic Choir, Lubomír Mátl, conductor;
    Brigita Šulcová, soprano
1983 Wolkeriana
          for soprano, tenor, mixed choir and orchestra, on the poetry of Jiří Wolker
  First Performance: May 30, 1983, Smetana Hall, Prague;
    Brigita Šulcová, soprano; Leo Marian Vodicka, tenor;
    Prague Radio Choir; Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra,
    Jaroslav Krombholc, conductor
1982 Words
          Three Songs for mezzo-soprano and chamber orchestra
        on the poetry of Jiří Žácek, Markéta Procházková, and Milan Rúfus
  First Performance: January 25, 1983, Smetana Hall, Prague;
    Brigita Šulcová, mezzo-soprano;
    Prague Symphony Orchestra, Jiří Belohlávek, conductor
1981 String Quartet No. 1  
  First Performance: April 22, 1982, Grand Auditorium of Radio France, Paris, France;
1980 Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
  First Performance: September 17, 1981, Dvořák Hall, Prague;
    Petr Messiereur, violin;
    Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Zdenek Košler, conductor
1979 Duo Concertante for Violin and Piano
  First Performance: March 11, 1980, Grand Hall of the Municipal Library, Prague;
    Jiří Tomášek, violin; Josef Ružička, piano
1978 Sonata for Solo Viola
  First Performance: May 25, 1979, Dvořák Hall, Prague;
    Jan Peruška, viola
1977 Two Inventions for Flute and Guitar
  First Performance: October 23, 1977, Němcová Hall at the Strahov Monastery;
    Vítezslav Drápal, flute; Milan Zelenka, guitar
1976 Solaris
          Radio Opera for soloists, choir and orchestra, after the novel by Stanislaw Lem
  First Performance: September 28, 1977, Prix Italia, Venice, Italy
1975 Invention for Piano
  First Performance: February 8, 1976, Dvořák Hall, Prague;
    Jarmila Kozderková, piano
1974 Concerto No. 1 for Piano and Orchestra  
  First Performance: February 8, 1976, Grand Auditorium of the Austrian Radio,
        Vienna, Austria;
    Peter Toperczer, piano
    Austrian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Vladimír Válek, conductor
1973 Lament of a Warrior’s Wife  
          for soprano, viola, bass clarinet, piano, percussion (two players), and tape
  First Performance: May 23, 1974, International Rostrum of Composers UNESCO,
    Paris, France;
    Brigita Šulcová, soprano
          for solo bassoon
  First Performance: May 14, 1974, Dvořák Hall, Prague;
    František Hermann, bassoon
1972 Two Episodes for Bass Clarinet and Piano
  First Performance: September 28, 1972, Janáček Hall, Prague;
    Due Boemi di Praga: Josef Horák, bass clarinet;
    Emma Kovárnová, piano
  Extended Version: Two Episodes for Bass Clarinet, Piano and Percussion
  First Performance: December 15, 1985, Suk Hall, Prague;
    New Music Trio, Sofia; Petr Karparov, artistic director
1971 Sonata for Solo Flute
  First Performance: September 19, 1971, Janáček Hall, Prague;
    Jan Riedlbauch, flute
1970 Three Pieces for Piano
  First Performance: November 17, 1970, Suk Hall, Prague;
    Boris Krajný, piano
  First Performance: June 12, 1971, Smetana Hall, Prague;
    Prague Symphony Orchestra, Jindřich Rohan, conductor