The Kessler Academy  


2020 Repertoire

John Tavener - The Lamb (1982)

Sally Beamish - Variations on a Theme of Benjamin Britten (2013)

- North American premiere

Thomas Adès - O Albion (1994)

- North American premiere (string orchestra version)

Benjamin Britten - Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge (1937)



2019 Repertoire

Antoine Villéger - The Story of a Theme 

Peter Hannan - from Not as Single Stone

Ann Southam - Webster’s Spin

Claude Vivier - Zipangu

Bradshaw Pack - from Arioso Distante

Kelly-Marie Murphy - Circadian Rhythms

Christos Hatzis - Zeitgeist



2018 Repertoire

Igor Stravinsky - Apollon Musagète (1927)

Arthur Lourié - A Little Chamber Music (1924)

Valentin Silvestrov - Elegy (2000-2002)

Dimitri Shostakovich - Quartet No. 7 (1960), arranged by Alexander Raskatov (2007)

Alfred Schnittke - Moz-Art à la Haydn (1977)



2017 Repertoire

John Adams - Shaker Loops

Jennifer Higdon - Dance Card (Canadian premiere)

Bruno Cavalca - Village (world premiere)

R. Murray Schafer - In Memoriam Alberto Guerrero


2016 Repertoire

Krystof Penderecki - Sinfonietta

Arnold Schönberg - Verklärte Nacht

Erwin Schulhoff - Fünf Stücke

Béla Bartók - Rumanian Dances

Sir James Macmillan - For Sonny

Vivian Fung - Pizzicato


2015 Repertoire

Béla Bartók - Divertimento (1939)

Stravinsky Concerto in D (1946)

Osvaldo Golijov - Last Round (1996)

Arvo Pärt - Fratres (1977)