Chamber Music & Voice

"…until the end, when Schubert's rhythms give way to a magnificently deconstructed, questioning coda by modern Flemish composer Annelies Van Parys." Joyce McMillan, Scotsman

MEDEA (15') 2021

Composition: Annelies Van Parys
Libretto: Gaea Schoeters (transl. Rona Kennedy) 
Soprano: Charlotte Wajnberg
Clarinet: Annelies Van Wauwe
CAROUSEL string quartet:
Samuel Nemtanu
Nicolas Dupont
Mihai Cocea
 Louis Rodde

Commissioned by Wonderfeel and Lunalia Festival

MEDEA / They have waited long enough
Medea at Lunalia Festival

AH CETTE FABLE (12') 2017

Commissioned by Concertgebouw Bruges for the “Angels Series”.

Text: Gaea Schoeters (transl. Suzanne Notte)

Premièred by Els Mondelaers (mezzo) and Kurt Bertels (Saxophone) on 2 March 2017 in Concertgebouw Bruges.

Mezzosoprano and Tenor saxophone

3 Wesendonck-Lieder (12') 2016

For (mezzo)soprano and piano commissioned by Het Geluid Maastricht

Text: Mathilde Wesendonck

Première: Katarina Morfa and Leonardo Reyna in May 2016 at Operadagen Rotterdam.

Instrumentation: mezzosoprano and piano

3 HAIKU'S (6') 2012

For soprano Yosa Buson, Kajiwara Hashin, Matsuo Basho and piano a request by Dirk Brossé.

Text: Yosa Buson, Kajiwara Hashin, Matsuo Basho

Premièred by Hanne Roos and Daniel Blumenthal in May 2013 at Royal Conservatory Ghent.

Instrumentation: soprano and piano

An Oresteia 2010

(cfr Opera & Music Theatre)

Visions de Lourdes (17'45") 2008

For mezzo, alto flute, bass clarinet, alto violin, double bass and percussion

Soundtrack for the film of Charles de Keukeleire

Commissioned by Music Theatre Transparant, coproduced with the Belgian Filmarchive and La Bourse, Brussels. Premiere by Hermes Ensemble and Els Mondelaers, cond. Koen Kessels, January 2009 in La Bourse, Brussels.

Ruins (13') 2006

For soprano, alto flute, clarinet, cello, percussion and piano

Commissioned by de Bijloke

Premiere by Champ d'Action, cond. James Wood, March 2006 at de Bijloke, Gent

3 Mew Poems (14') 2004

For mezzo, flute, cello and piano on texts of Charlotte Mew

Commissioned by the Phoenix Trio 

Premiere by the Phoenix Trio in February 2005, Montréal