New Music on the Cutting Edge

Repertoire

The Argento Chamber ensemble has a diverse repertoire encompassing works by leading composers who hail from all parts of the globe. Our flexible structure, anchored by a core ensemble, allows us to tackle works ranging from solos to chamber orchestra pieces for up to thirty musicians.

Composer Title
Aperghis, Georges Le Corps à Corps
Aralla, Paolo Káros
Azmeh, Kinan Ornina’s Monologue (world premiere)
Berg, Alban Chamber Concerto
Berio, Luciano O King
Luftklavier
Borredà, Adrián La Dicha es Una Torre Transperente (world premiere)
Boulez, Pierre Memoriale
Le Marteau sans maître (instrumental mvts.)
Improvisé – pour le Dr. K
Campion, Edmund Outside Music
Caranica, Filip Puppe (world premiere)
Carter, Elliott Riconoscenza
Luimen
Triple Duo
Esprit rude/Esprit doux
Cerha, Friedrich 8 Fragments after Hoelderlin (US premiere)
Chong, Kee Yong Metamorphosis I (world premiere)
Metamorphosis IV (US premiere)
The Thousand Ripples of a Lonely Bell (US premiere)
Temple Bell Still Ringing in my Heart (US premiere)
Chong/Mannigan The Lost Psalm of the Abyss (world premiere)
Corigliano, John 3 Irish Folk Settings
Crumb, George Four Nocturnes
Davidovsky, Mario Synchronisms No. 1
Donatoni, Franco Due Pezzi Per Ottavino
Druckman, Jacob Valentine
Dubiel, Joseph Still Getting Nowhere
Dutilleux, Henri 3 Strophes sur le nom de Sacher
Durupt, Laurent Sound Landing (world premiere)
Falconi, James Luctor et Emergo
Fedele, Ivan Donax
Feldman, Morton Viola in My Life II
Ferneyhough, Brian La Chute d’Icare
Fineberg, Joshua Lolita part I (world premiere)
Veils
Francesconi, Luca Riti Neurali III
Furrer, Beat Invocations VI (US premiere)
Gaspra (NY premiere)
Galante, Michel Watercolor
Flicker (US premiere)
Leaves of Absence II (world premiere)
Glass, Philip Prelude to Endgame
Grisey, Gérard Vortex Temporum
Prologue
Périodes
Partiels
Charme
Haas, Georg Friedrich Nach-Ruf…ent-gleitend… (US premiere)
…aus freier Lust…verbunden… (US premiere)
in terra fine (NY premiere)
Hosokawa, Toshio Vertical Song I
Hurel, Philippe …à mesure… (US premiere)
Four Variations for Vibraphone
and Chamber Orchestra
(US premiere, world premiere recording)
Loops (US premiere)
Loops III/Pools (US premiere)
Ives, Charles Three Songs
Jarrell, Michael …more leaves… (US premiere)
Kampela, Arthur Bridges
Exoskeleton
Kim, Earl Exercises en Route
Klingbeil, Michael Monoliths and Interludes (world premiere)
Ce cours de sable qui glisse (world premiere)
Signals
Beta Warp
Lachenmann, Helmut Mouvement (vor der Erstarrung)
Dal Niente
Lang, Bernhard DW 5.2 (world premiere)
DW 1 (NY premiere)
Lerdahl, Fred Imbrications
León, Tania Parajota delaté
Leroux, Philippe Voi(Rex)
Lévinas, Michaël Les Lettres enlacées II (US premiere)
Lévy, Fabien Small Treatise on Love and Geometry (US premiere)
Liang, Lei My Windows
Loo, Aenon Desolate Horizons (world premiere)
Lunsqui, Alexandre Tempi Intermedi (world premiere recording)
Spira Mondana (world premiere recording)
P-Orbital (world premiere recording)
Lu, Wang Lost Dialectics (world premiere recording)
Mahler, Gustav (arr. Stein) Symphony No. 4
Makan, Keeril Afterglow
Manoury, Philippe En Echo (US premiere)
Messaien, Olivier Abyss of the Birds
Miranda, Inigo Giner La Casa de Asterion (world premiere)
Murail, Tristan Ethers
Le Lac (US premiere, world premiere recording)
Les Courants de l’espace (US premiere)
Feuilles à travers les cloches (US premiere, world premiere recording)
Winter Fragments (US premiere, world premiere recording)
Les Ruines circulaires (US premiere)
Unanswered Questions (US premiere)
Treize couleurs du soleil couchant
Garrigue (Asian premiere)
Neuwirth, Olga Elfi und Andi (US premiere)
Neidich, Charles Threnos
Park, Tae Hong Single Unit (world premiere)
Pesson, Gérard Non sapremo mai di questo mi (US premiere)
La Vita è come l’albero di Natale (US premiere)
La Lumière n’a pas bras pour nous porter (US premiere)
Cinq Chansons (US premiere)
Le Gel, par jeu (US premiere)
Rebus (US premiere)
Pinkston, Russell Lizamander
Gerrymander
Poulenc, Francis Sonata for two Clarinets
Prabowo, Tony Music for Multiple Violas
Music for Multiple Violas B-A-C-H 2004
Ke Erse
The Funeral Pyre
Music for Seven Musicians (world premiere)
Quartet (world premiere)
Ran, Shulamit Mirage
Rihm, Wolfgang Chiffre VI (US premiere)
Reich, Steve New York Counterpoint
Sannicandro, Valerio Constructa (world premiere)
Shapey, Ralph Mann Soli
Scelsi, Giacinto Maknongan
Piccola Suite
Xnoybis
Sciarrino, Salvatore 3 Caprices
Let me die before I wake
3 Nocturnes
Canzona di ringraziamento
Introduzione All’oscuro
Schneller, Oliver String Space (US premiere)
Schoenberg, Arnold Kammersymphonie, op. 9
Pierrot Lunaire, op. 21
Ode to Napoleon Buonaparte, op. 41
Sterk, Norbert Land der wachen Spiegel
Stravinsky, Igor 3 Pieces for Solo Clarinet
Stockhausen, Karlheinz Harlekin
Strauss, Richard Metamorphosen
Tower, Joan Petrouchskates
Wagner, Richard arr. Szeto Vorspiel und Liebestod
Wilson, Ian Cassini Void (world premiere)
Zhu, Sharon Sextet (world premiere)