Chamber ensemble

“Ristic and Van Parys are the laureates amongst the laureates.” Phrases V - Frédéric Cardin, La scena Musicale, cd review: Les Lauréats, February 2004

VIA CRUCIS (5'), 2016

For violoncello quartet.  

Commissioned by Klara Festival as part of the MusMa.
Premiere in April 2016 by Polish Cello Quartet in Wroclaw.


For violoncello and piano. Written as compulsory piece for the semi finals of the Queen Elisabeth Contest 2017. 

Premiere in May 2017 - Semi-finalists of Queen Elisabeth Contest first violoncello edition.


For string quartet. 

Commissioned by Transit Festival Leuven for Quatuor Diotima. 
Première Oct 2016 by Quatuor Diotima in Leuven at Transit Festival.

Harp Trio (13'), 2015

For flute, viola and harp. Written for Oxalys.

Creation 8 October 2015 - Festival van Vlaanderen Gent: Herzele.

Interludes (15'), 2015

For 5 viola da gamba and lute. 

Written for Hathor Consort. 
Premiere 31 May 2015 - Concertgebouw Bruges.

Chants d'Auvergne, selection (30') Canteloube - arr. Annelies Van Parys 2013

Passagen / Aphorisme, Solo (4’) 2012

For tenor saxophone and string quartet

Commissioned by Blindman

Premiered by Piet Rebel (Blindman Sax) at Concertgebouw Bruges, January 2012

Instrumentation: Tenor saxophone, 2 violin, viola, cello 

Drifting Sand (10’) 2011

For String Trio

Commissioned by Transit Festival Leuven

Premiere by Ensemble Recherche, October 2008 Leuven

Instrumentation: Violin, viola, cello 

Fragrances (10') 2008

For flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion. 

Commissioned by Transit-festival Leuven. 

Première by the New York New Music Ensemble, cond. James Baker, October 2008 Leuven.

Instrumentation: Flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion

Concerto (10’) 2005 (arr. 2006)

For recorder, harpsichord and string quintet 

Commissioned by Collegium Instrumentale Brugense 

Arranged for and premiered by Jan Van Hoecke, cond. Bart Bouckaert

Instrumentation: Recorder, harpsichord, 2 violin, viola, cello, double bass

Colours (12') 2005

For flute, clarinet, stringtrio, piano and percussion 

Commissioned by the Spectra Ensemble

Premiered by Spectra Ensemble, cond. Filip Rathé, September 2005 Leuven in the framework of the Transit Festival.

Instrumentation: Flute, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion

Meditation (7') 2005

For double wind quintet

Commissioned by I Solisti del Vento 

Premiere by I Solisti, cond. Filip Rathé, October 2005 at De Singel in Antwerp during the festival music@venture.

Selected for ISCM-Flanders’ score projectInstrumentation: 2 Flute, 2 oboe, 2 clarinet, 2 horn, 2 bassoon

Wasser Trio (15') 2004

For string trio

Commissioned by Goeyvaerts Trio

Premiered by Goeyvaerts Trio in Sint-Niklaas, 2004.

Maanvis (6') 2001

For alto flute, clarinet, cello, harp and percussion

Music for a poëtical cartoon of Isabel Bouttens. Honorary mention for best animated short at Flanders Filmfestival 2003 (music rec. by ensemble Contr'Art in September 2001)

Instrumentation: Alto flute, clarinet, cello, harp, percussion

“Half of a film’s impact is always sound, and mention should be made of the music by Annelies Van Parys, an aleatoric work for wind ensemble that drives the film along with bursts of microtonal lines over deep-fathom drones. The music is the work’s only soundtrack.” 'Maanvis' - Taylor Jessen, Animation World Magazine, 15 December 2003

Phrases V (9') 2001

For gitaar, harp, piano en percussie

Written for the Ictus International Composition Seminar. Premiere by ensemble Contr'Art in Bruges. Awarded Prize Vlaanderen/Québec, Canadian premiere in Montréal May 2002 by the SMCQ cond. Walter Boudreau (Rec. and Broadc.: CBC, cd Atma-Classique ACD 2 2281)

Instrumentation: Guitar, harp, piano, percussion