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Tree was originally written as a triple string quartet for the choreographer Toshiko Oiwa, as part of an evening-long dance work called “I Saw Me When We Were Dancing,” performed at P.S. 122 in New York. Dreamlike and spacious, Tree offers a chorale fragment, floating and transforming through an expanse of sound. This version for string orchestra was transcribed in 2002-3.

Genres:   Orchestra

Subgenres:   Large EnsembleStrings


Strings: — minimum

Recent Performances

  • April 26, 2015 - Camerata Portland Youth Philharmonic at Wieden + Kennedy | Portland, Ore. Conducted by David Hattner.
  • October 23, 2010 - CYSO Encore Chamber Orchestra at DePaul University, Concert Hall. Conducted by Allen Tinkham.
  • May 10, 2009 - Toledo Symphony Youth Orchestra at Peristyle Concert Hall, Toledo Art Museum, Toledo OH. Conducted by Kenneth Thompson. World Premiere / String orchestra version