Christopher Theofanidis

Works: String Quartet

Title Instrumentation Duration Listen
What is the Word? (2017) For string quartet and electronics
Co-written with Mark Wingate
Commissioned by the Apollo Chamber Players; Based on Samuel Beckett’s poem of the same name
ca. 15'
A Thousand Cranes (2015)
I. Stars and Sonnets
II. Wind Spirit
III. Sadako
For strings and harp ca. 30' Watch - A Thousand Cranes (excerpts)
East Coast Chamber Orchestra (ECCO) and Sivan Magen, harp. Performed at the Winspear Opera House in Dallas as part of Soundings: New Music at the Nasher, December 2015.
Five (2014) For string quartet ca. 18'
At the Still Point (2013) For piano quintet ca. 35'
Quasi una Fantasia (2013) For 2 Clarinets and String Quartet
or 2 Clarinets and String Orchestra
ca. 10'
Allegory of the Cave (2012) For string quartet and piano
Commissioned by the Wilhelm Schole International For the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development Rio de Janeiro, Brazil June 2012
ca. 12'
O Vis Aeternitatis (2000) For string quartet and piano
Commissioned by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival for Speculum Musicae
ca. 15'
Curtis Macomber, Carol Zeavin, violins; Lois Martin, viola; Christopher Finckel, ‘cello; Aleck Karis, piano
Visions and Miracles (1997/2002) For string quartet or string orchestra
Commissioned by the Barlow Endowment for the Cassatt, Muir, and Cuartetto Latinoamericano String Quartets
ca. 17' Listen
String Orchestra of New York City (SONYC)
Song of Elos (1999) On a poem by Judith Freeman
For soprano, string quartet, and piano
Written for Camille Zamora
ca. 10'
Elizabeth Weigle, soprano; Peabody Piano Quintet
Ariel Ascending (1995) For string quartet
Commissioned by the Fromm Foundation and Tanglewood
for the Henschel Quartet
ca. 15'
the Henschel String Quartet