Situation Object 3 “Delivery” (2020)

solo female voice

Duration: 11’

Commission of Festival Concepts of doing / Berlin edition

World premier at StudioBörne45, Berlin, Germany on September  6, 2020

Soprano Sirje Viise

Esh (2019)

Chamber Choir SATB a cappella

Duration: 3.5’

Commission of Junges Ensemble Dresden

World premiere at Weinbergskirsche, Dresden/Trachenberg, Germany on December 15, 2019

Spins 2 (2019)

Solo Flute and electronics

Duration: 12’

Commission of Kulturkontakt Austria (OeAD) and Platypus Ensemble

World premiere at WienModern Festival, Reaktor on November 17, 2019

Iva Kovač – flute and Lukas Froschauer – electronics

Entangled (2019)

Trio of open instrumentation and electronics

Duration: 8.5’

Commission of ensemble mosaik

Premiered at Acker Stadt Palast, Berlin on August 17, 2019

Martin Losert – Sax., Chatschatur Kanajan – Violin, Mathis Mayr – Cello and electronics by Ernst Surberg

Indestruction (2019)

Immersive composition for ensemble and Dynamic Speakers

Instrumentation: B.Fl., B.Ob., B.Cl., Bar.Sax., Pno., Vln., Vla., Vlc.

8 Dynamic Speakers, 8 control pads and 8 midi pedals

Duration: 14’

Commission of ensemble mosaik Berlin and the Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund

Premiered at Kesselhaus Kulturbrauerei, Berlin, Germany on May 22, 2019

Conductor Enno Poppe, ensemble mosaik

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Die Weiße Stadt (2019)

Woodwind quartet

Duration 12

Commission of Ensemble Dix in celebration of 100 years of the Bauhaus movement.

Premiered at Lindenau-Museum-Altenburg on May 5 2019

Ensemble Dix: Andreas Knoop – Flöte,  Albrecht Pinquart – Oboe, Hendrik Schnöke – Klarinette, Roland Schulenburg – Fagott

Open Closed Open (2018/19)

Multimedia Installation

Commission of the Jewish Museum Berlin

Opening June 20, 2019

Showing June 21-August 11, 2019

Awarded the first DAGESH Art Prize

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TIFERET (2017)


2-4 dancers, 5-7 vocal soloists, 30 voice choir, Dynamic-Speakers and electronics

Duration: 60’

Commission of the Maxim Gorki Theater

With generous support of the Clara Angela Foundation, Berlin and Asylum Arts, New York

Premiered in the Maxim Gorki Theater, Studio Я Berlin, Germany on November 12, 2017

Composer & director Amir Shpilman, Dramaturgy Bastian Zimmermann, Dancers Elena Kilchitskaya, Yotam Peled, Vocal Solists AuditivVokal Dresden conducted by Olaf Katzer, Choir Carl-von-Ossietzky-Chor conducted by Berit Kramer, Designer Yair Kira, Stage and Lighting designer Christine Ruynat, Costume designer; Isabell Reisinger, Assistant director Tinka Legvart

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Inmitten des Lebens (2017)

Baroque Orchestra (period instruments), mixed choir and six vocal soloists
Instrumentation: 2 Renaissance Violin, 2 Tenor Viol, Bass Viol, G Violone, Theorbo, Traverso, Dulcian, 2 Cornett, 3 Baroque Trumpet, Alto Trombone, Tenor Trombone, Bass Trombone, Baroque Timpani in C and in G, Organ.

Original Text by Nadja Küchenmeister

Duration: 42’

Commission of Freiberger Dom
Funded by the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony, the Evang.-Luth. State Church Saxony, and the Silberstadt Freiberg e.V

Premiered in the Freiberg Cathedral, Germany on November 4, 2017

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Ensemble Freiberger Dom-Music
Soloists: Soprano Dorothea Wagner, Soprano Isabel Kalis, Contralto David Erler, Tenor Benjamin Glaubitz, Tenor Sebastian Reim, Bass Cornelius Uhle
Johann Rosenmüller Ensemble
Leitung: Arno Paduch
Gesamtleitung: Albrecht Koch

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Situation Object 2 (2017)

2 dancers and ensemble of vocal soloists

Duration: 20’

Commission of the Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin

Premiered in the Maxim Gorki Theater, Studio Я, Berlin, Germany on November 12, 2017

Dancers Elena Kilchitskaya, Yotam Peled, Ensemble AuditivVokal


Images (2017)

Accordion, Saxophone and Soprano

Duration: 11’

Commission of FrauVonDa as part of the Musiktheater project TaxiMusic

Premiered in Acker Stadt Palast, Berlin on September 22, 2017

Ensemble LUX:NM and Mezzo-Soprano Claudia Van Hasselt

Malleable Cycle (2017)

Large choir

Duration: 20’

Commission of AuditivVokal Dresden

Premiered in Chorfestival Meißen klingt, on September 9, 2017

World premiere by 200 voice choir at the Meißen Domplatz, Germany


Malleable Images (2017)

Ensemble of vocal soloists

Duration: 12’

Commission of AuditivVokal Dresden

Premiered at the Albertinum Museum, Lichthof, Dresden on September 13

AuditivVokal Dresden, Conductor Olaf Katzer

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Spins (2016)

Saxophone and Percussion (open instrumentation)

Duration: 12’-15’

Commission of Ensemble Nikel and the Tzlil Meudcan Festival

Premiered in the Teiva Theater in Jaffa, Israel on July 13, 2016

Patrick Stadler – Saxophone and electronics, Brian Archinal – No input mixer

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 Destruction (2015/16)

For symphony orchestra and large choir
(,Pno/ 2 Hrp./ choir S.A.T.B, tape)

Duration: 21’

Commission of the European Capital of Culture, Wroclaw 2016

Premiered in an open air concert on the the banks of the Odra river in Wroclaw, Poland on June 11, 2016.

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Resisim (2015)

For Baritone and Ensemble  (Fl., Ob., Tpt., Perc., Hp., Guit., Cantor)

Duration: 13’

Commission of DeutschlandFunk – Forum Neuer Musik for the project Mekomot

Premiered at Ehemalige Synagoge Stavenhagen, Germany on September 16, 2015

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Iridescent Stasis (2014)

For large ensemble (

Duration: 15’

Commission of Ensemble Intercontemporain and La Biennale di Venezia 

Premiered at La Biennale die Venezia on October 11, 2014

Ensemble Intercontemporain, conductor Jean-Michaël Lavoie

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Situation Object (2014)

For solo Soprano

Duration: 10’

Commission of Town Hall Seattle

Premiered at Town Hall Seattle on June 24, 2014 by Mary Mackenzie

Live radiobroadcast by Radio Bremen on November 11, 2014 by AuditivVokal Dresden

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Echad (2014)

Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Violin and Cello

Duration: 15’

Commission of Heidelberger Frühling (Heidelberg Spring Festival)

Premiered on March 19, 2014 | Conductor, Matthias Pintscher, Meitar Ensemble

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Here I am, Send me! (2013)

A cappella for 20 vocal soloists

Duration: 20’

Commission of LABA, 14th St Y Theater NYC,

Premiered on June 2013

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Hedef (2013)

For large ensemble (

Duration: 10’

Commission of the Heidelberger Frühling (Heidelberg Spring Festival)

Premiered in April 2013 | Conductor Matthias Pintscher, Ensemble of the young composers academy

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Darkness (2012)

Piano and Baritone

Duration: 16’

Commission of the Frankfurt Alte Oper

Premiered in September 2012 By Baritone Leigh Melrose, Piano Anna Tillbrook

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Sheketak (2011)

Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Violin and Cello

Duration: 6’

Premiered in New York by International Contemporary Ensemble, December 10, 2011

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Collective Improvisation 1 (2011)

For large ensemble and four laptops 20’

Premiered by Ensemble Moto Perpetuo at DiMenna Center for Classical Music, New York, December 4th 2011



Kol Nidrei (2011)

Clarinet and two Pianos

Duration: 12’

Brooklyn College, mentored by Pianist Ursula Oppens

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Sh’ma (2010)


Duration: 10’

Premiered at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on May 13th 2010

Brooklyn College Orchestra , Conductor Mark Rothman

Broadcast by Kol Hamusica, Israel National Classical Music Radio, April 29, 2015

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All is one (2010)

Large Symphonic Choir

Duration 10’

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts in May 2010

Conductor Vince Peterson

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As if These Clouds (2010)

6 Percussionists

Duration: 10’

Premiered at Baruch Performing Arts Center in New York on May 1st 2010

Donaueschinger Musiktage, Echtzeit Ensemble, Conductor Christof M. Löser
October 17, 2014


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Abashment (2009)

Solo Trombone, Violin, Viola, Cello, Contrabass

Duration: 11’

Premiered at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on November 19, 2009

Trombonist David Whitwell and Mivos String Quartet

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Asymptote 2 (2009)

Flute/Pic, Clarinet, B. Trombone, Percussion, Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Contra-Bass

Duration: 10’

Premiered at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts on May 11, 2009

Conductor, Amir Shpilman


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Kiri / White Mist  (2008)

Mezzo Sopran and Piano Poem by Midori Higashijo

Duration 9’

Premiered at Brooklyn Performing Arts Center, April 2009

Mezzo Soprano Fabienne Seveillac, Piano Masako Yokouchi

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Quintet for Winds (2008)

Wind Quintet

Duration: 7’



In Their Memory (2007)

Chamber Choir

Duration: 9’

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The Space Between (2007)

Violin, Viola, Cello

Duration: 15’



Asymptote 1 (2006)

Percussion Trio

Duration: 8’



Without a Song (2006)

Mezzo Soprano, 5 Baritone, 2 Contrabass Poem by Irena Chudyak

Duration: 7’

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Spike Adaptation (2005)

Timpani Bass Drum and Flute

Duration: 3’



Nir’s Theme (2005)


Duration: 8’



Kina (2005)

Mezzo Soprano, Cello, and Bassoon

Duration 6’