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:
Commissioned by Wonderfeel and 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