el viño

(2008) 7’15″
high voice (tenor or soprano) and saxophone (or clarinet) quartet

escape velocity

(2003) 11′
solo wind instrument (Eb clarinet, Bb clarinet, oboe or soprano sax) and string quartet (or octet)

Commissioned by Andrew Swinnerton for the Gulbenkian Fundation Chamber Music Series


(2000) 16’30”
Soprano (or mezzo), alto sax (or Bb clarinet) and accordion (button)

Commissioned by Culturgest

tormenta e harmonia

(1999) 15′
mezzo-soprano, alto sax, cello, accordion and piano

Commissioned by the Portuguese National Ballet

oda al mar y otras odas

(1998) 50′
mezzo-soprano, saxophone, percussion, piano, cello and contrabass (or chamber orchestra: sax, ob, clt, bsn, hn, trp, trb, perc, pn, voice, single strings)

Commissioned by Expo ’98

hours like veils

(1997) 24′
mezzo-soprano, violin, accordion, piano and contrabass.

Commissioned by Meet-the-Composer

broad axe

(1995) 7′
percussion quartet

Commissioned by Charles Ives Center for American Music

mata hari

(1992) 12′
string quartet

First Prize in the Washington International Competition 1994