Miami Piano Circle premieres "Miami Grands," a 48 minute composition for ten grand pianos on April 27, 2014 at Miami's Barry University, who commissioned it.  Georgi Danchev conducts. Ecstatic Records will release the recording in late summer, 2014. 

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra has commissioned and will premiere and record "Concerto for Orchestra," on 20 November, 2014 in Liverpool.

The Albany Symphony, under the direction of David Alan Miller, is commissioning back-to back concertos for cello/orchestra and piano/orchestra; the first of which will be premiered by cellist Julie Albers 20 December, 2014 in Albany. Both pieces will be recorded.

The album containing “Oracle,” “Bliss,” “Iphigenia,” and “Concerto for Orchestra” will be released on Ecstatic Records in early 2015.

The Eroica Trio will premiere "Winter Trio," in Pasadena, April 2015.

The Quad City Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Mark Russell Smith premiered "Oracle," for orchestra, October 5, 2013, in Iowa.

Commissioned by and collaborating with choreographer Pascal Rioult, of RIOULT Dance NY, Iphigenia, a dance drama inspired by the Greek heroine of the same name from Euripides' "Iphigenia in Aulis," received its premiere at the Joyce Theater June 4, 2013, performed live by the Camerata New York Orchestra.

The National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), Beijing, China, has commissioned the orchestra piece, ARCHIPELAGO, for an Environmental Concert in Beijing, June 2013. The composition is based on the theme, Island Nations.

Chatelet (Paris) commissioned and premiered POP'PEA, a rock version of Monteverdi's Coronation of Poppea with a new libretto (in English) by Ian Burton. With musical direction by The Clash drummer Pete Howard, and staring Carl Barat (of The Libertines) as Nero, Valérie Gabail as Poppea, and Benjamin Biolay as Ottone, on May 29, 2012 in Paris.

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