Composers

Commissioned Composers

Since 2009, 2VC has been commissioning composers to write 3-6 minute works for two cellos. Thus far we have commissioned 8 compositions, listed on the right side of this page, along with their premieres.

The following pages offer descriptions of these commissions as well as bios of the composers and samples of the works.

  • Derrick Jordan - Thorn Forest Walkabout (2009)

  • Jonathan Bell - Symptom, Prognosis & Aria, Diagnosis (2010)

  • Ljova - Lamentation (2010)

  • Eugene Carr/Peter Dubner - Blue Sunrise (2010)

  • Pixinguinha/Oded Lev - Ari - Ingenuo Choro Cançau (2009)

  • Asia Mei: Puppet Master (2011)

  • Will Van Dyke: New Year (2010)

  • Amanda Monaco - Cellophane (2010)