Selected Works

A Boy’s Company Presents (2023)
original music by Daniel Schlosberg
play by Jeremy O. Harris
directed by Dustin Wills
premiering 2023 Summer

Montag (2022)* 
for tenor, piano, string quartet, bass, and electric guitar, 8’
original music by Daniel Schlosberg
play and libretto by Kate Tarker
premiered 2022.10.12 at Soho Rep
* nominated for a Drama Desk award for Outstanding Music in a Play

情人 Qingren (2022)
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    for piano, violin, 9’
    music by Daniel Schlosberg
    directed by Sean Patrick Higgins
    premiered 2022.04.01 at Sarasota Film Festival 

The Extinctionist (2021)
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    for ensemble, piano,  violin/viola, electric guitar, percussion, 75’
    libretto by Amanda Quaid
    for Heartbeat Opera
    premiered 2021.05.29 at PS21 (Chatham, NY)

Futility (is Futility) / הבֿל איז הבֿלים
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    for soprano, piano, 5’
    for YIVO Institute for Jewish Research and Bard College 
    premiered 2021.04.21 at Yiddish Folksong in Classical Music (YouTube Live)

"Giro Vaticano" from Untitled Sistine Chapel Project (2020)
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    for tenor, piano, 5’
    libretto by Dustin Wills  
    for Live from Elm Court, The Frederick R. Koch Foundation
    premiered 2020.11.05 at Live from Elm Court (YouTube Live)

Foxx n Wolfe (2019)
    for piano, electronics, 12’
    co-composed with William Gardiner
    directed by Shaunette Renée Wilson
    premiered 2019.08.03 at the Cobb International Film Festival

Stories (2019)
    Head, Heart/ Fear/ Insomnia/ Tropical Storm/ What I Feel
    for soprano, piano, 15’
    prose by Lydia Davis
    previewed 2019.03.23 at Scots Kirk (Paris, France)
    premiered 2019.03.28 at Fondation des États-Unis (Paris, France)
    performed 2020.10.22 at Live from Elm Court (YouTube Live)

Feed the Snakes (2018)
    for soprano, two violins, cello, clarinet, bass, and harpsichord, 8’
    libretto by Royce Vavrek
    for Dragus Maximus, Heartbeat Opera’s fifth annual Halloween drag extravaganza
    premiered 2018.10.26 at Roulette (Brooklyn, NY)
    performed 2018.11.02 at The Greene Space (New York, NY)

Tongue Depressor (2018)
    choral music for six actor-singers a cappella, 12’
    text by Jerry Lieblich
    directed by Tara Elliott
    premiered 2018.08.18 at The Public Theater (New York, NY)

Rhymes of Mother Goose (2017)
    for SATB choir a cappella, 6’
    commissioned by the NY Virtuoso Singers
    premiered 2017.10.28 at the St. Ignatius of Antioch Church (New York, NY)

A Twin Peaks Fantasy (2017)
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    for string quartet and piano, 35’
    commissioned by the Dover Quartet and Chamber Music Northwest
    previewed 2017.05.30 at Le Poisson Rouge (New York, NY) 
    premiered 2017.07.24 at Chamber Music Northwest (Portland, OR)
    performed 2018.10.14 at The Theater at Ace Hotel (Los Angeles, CA)

Canal Songs (2017)
    for orchestra, 30’
    commissioned by the Albany Symphony
    premiered 2017.07.02 at the Erie Canal Bicentennial Celebration (Albany, NY)

Art Is (2017)
    for wind ensemble and SATB choir, 8’
    commissioned by the Copland House and Peekskill High School
    premiered 2017.03.30 at Peekskill High School (Peekskill, NY)

Into You (2017)
    for voice, electric guitar, piano, keyboard, percussion, and cello, 9’
    for Invisible Anatomy
    premiered 2017.02.02 at Roulette (Brooklyn, NY)
    performed 2017.03.03 at Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, MI)
    performed 2017.11.04 at Beijing Chamber Music Festival (Beijing, China)
    performed 2017.12.14 at the Yale School of Music (New Haven, CT)

AWFUL EVENT! or The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln as Interpreted by the Unseen Internal Organs of His Wife (2016)
    musical for six actors and five musicians, 70’
    text by Kate Tarker, directed by Dustin Wills
    premiered 2016.06.24 at Ars Nova’s ANT Fest (New York, NY)
    performed 2018.05.24 - 05.25 at Baryshnikov Arts Center (New York, NY) 

In Common (2016)
    for e-flat clarinet and piano, 7’
    commissioned by Copland House
    premiered 2016.06.12 at the Merestead Estate (Mount Kisco, NY)

Small Talk (2016)
    for orchestra, 6’
    commissioned by Yale Symphony Orchestra
    performed 2016.04.21 at Carnegie Hall (New York, NY)
    performed 2017.11.10 at Orchestra Hall (Minneapolis, MN) by Minnesota Orchestra
    performed 2017.11.11 at MPR 50th Anniversary Celebration Concert (Minneapolis, MN) by Minnesota Orchestra

A Demonstration (2016)
    for voice, piano 4-hands, 3 players inside of the piano, 8’
    text adapted from Leonardo da Vinci
    for Invisible Anatomy
    premiered 2016.01.28 at National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY)

Once Five Years Pass (2015)
    opera-theater for eight actor-musicians and piano, 90’
    text by Federico García Lorca, translated and directed by Dustin Wills
    premiered 2015.08.16 at Williamstown Theatre Festival (Williamstown, MA)
    performed 2015.11.09 at the Drama League (New York, NY) 
    performed 2017.12.14 at the Yale School of Music (New Haven, CT)
    performed 2018.05.12 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater (New York, NY)

Teeth (2015)
    psychodrama for voice, electric guitar, 2 pianos, percussion, cello, and bass, 15’
    for Invisible Anatomy
    performed 2015.05.31 at Beijing Modern Music Festival (Beijing, China)
    performed 2017.12.14 at the Yale School of Music (New Haven, CT)

Contact and Advance (2014)
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    for string sextet, 5’
    commissioned by Chamber Music Northwest, for BodyVox Dance Company
    premiered 2014.07.04 at PSU’s Lincoln Recital Hall (Portland, OR) by Dover Quartet with Paul Neubauer, Peter Wiley
    performed 2016.11.03 at University of Nevada’s Nightingale Concert Hall (Reno, NV) by Amphion Quartet

so we must make the journey around the world (2014)
    for voice ensemble, 6’
    commissioned by Lorelei Ensemble (Boston, MA)
    premiered 2014.05.23 at Memorial Church (Cambridge, MA)

nightingale + rose (2013)
    for soprano solo, mixed choir, and ensemble, 18’
    commissioned by John & Astrid Baumgardner
    premiered 2013.08.21 at the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (Norfolk, CT)
    performed 2019.02.15 by NOVUS and The Choir of Trinity Wall Street at St. Paul’s Chapel (New York, NY)

Letter (2013)
for mixed choir, 4’
    commissioned by the Yale Glee Club/ Yale-China Association
    premiered 2013.06.03 at St. John’s Cathedral (Hong Kong)

Frau Trude (2013)
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    chamber opera, 10’
    commissioned by the Center City Opera Theater (Philadelphia, PA)
    premiered 2013.03.21 at the Prince Music Theater (Philadelphia, PA) 

My reflection ran away with my eyes (2012)
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    for orchestra, 9’   
    premiered 2012.12.06 at Yale University’s Woolsey Hall (New Haven, CT) by the Yale Philharmonia
    performed 2013.07.31 at Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium (Santa Cruz, CA) by the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra
    performed 2015.10.06 at Schermerhorn Symphony Center (Nashville, TN) by the Nashville Symphony Orchestra

the vast unbuilt abscesses of our [void] energy future (2012)
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    for two guitars, 13’
    premiered 2012.04.01 at Yale University’s Sprague Hall (New Haven, CT) by Graham Banfield and Alan Kulka
    performed 2014.08.29 at Mama Fish (Los Angeles, CA) by Cameron O’Connor and Wenjun Qi
    performed 2017.04.30 at National Sawdust (Brooklyn, NY) by Gulli Björnsson and Jiji Kim 

the one white rose (2012) and destiny (2012)
for soprano and chamber ensemble (flute, clarinet, string quartet, harp), 4’ and 10’
music by Daniel Schlosberg
based on two poems by Thomas Bailey Aldrich
to be premiered 2023.05.04 at St. Paul’s Chapel (Trinity Wall Street) by NOVUS NY

Cereal Composition (2011)
    for organ, 10’
    commissioned by Raymond Nagem
    premiered 2012.05.08 at the Church of St. John the Divine (New York, NY) by Raymond Nagem

Songs of Sorrow and Solitude (2007)
    for soprano and piano , 20’
    text by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    performed 2015.06.15 at Victoria and Albert Museum (London, UK) by Lauren Libaw and Lucie Troger
    performed 2016.05.29 at Royal Albert Hall’s Elgar Room (London, UK) by Lauren Libaw and Daniel Schlosberg