Robert Carl with poet Charles Simic, at the premiere of Simic Songs




Sounding and “Muting” sound sculptures for Sounding Sea/Silent Sea




Performing the Ritratto... at FOCAM festival, Washington State U.,
February 2010

Upcoming in 2015-16:

Cold Night Snow for two glockenspiels, Itkus Ensemble, Firehouse, Brooklyn, June 4, 2016

Updraft for trombone and trombone choir fixed media, Ensemble Mise-en Festival, NYC, June 22-24, 2016 (exact time and location TBA)

Open/Empty for "Pierrot" sextet, Foot in the Door, Lincoln Theater, Hartford, April 27, 2016

Infinity Avenue for laptop, in extended 4-hour performance-installation, Silpe Gallery, Hartford Art School, February 15, 2016

White Heron for orchestra, Nutmeg Symphony Orchestra, Bristol CT, January 31, 2016

Running the Gamut for mixed ensemble, (part of the Cage PartyPieces project: 125 works in celebration of the Cage Centennial), UT Connewitz Leipzig, Germany, January 20, 2016

River's Bend for two flutes, Music Nova,U of Missouri/Kansas City,December 3, 2015

Sullivan Songs (premiere of full choral version, arranged J. McCaughey), Astra Choir, Carmelite Church, Melbourne, Australia,November 29, 2015

Duke Meets Mort for saxophone quartet, Hartford New Music Festival, The Dirt Salon, Hartford, November 20, 2015

WindRiver and premiere of Open/Empty [both for "Pierrot" sextet], Birds on a Wire, University of Michigan, Kalamazoo, MI, November 18, 2015

Premiere of Infinity Avenue, Robert Carl, laptop, Berkman Auditorium, The Hartt School, Hartford; November 12, 2015

A-... for a cappella chorus; Khorikos, NYC; November 7, 2015

Premier of Clouds of Clarification (Piano Sonata No. 3) for digitally retunable piano, Aron Kallay, Harvey Mudd College, Los Angeles, November 5, 2015

Premier of Clouds of Clarification (Piano Sonata No. 3) for digitally retunable piano, Aron Kallay, UC/Riverside Outpost series, November 4, 2015

Panelist for Christian Wolff Celebration, Dartmouth University, Hanover NH, October 23-25, 2015

Inevitable Wave(B) for percussion ensemble and fixed media, Onandauga Community College, Robert Bridge, conductor, Syracuse, New York, September 11, 2015

Thirteen used as score for new dance work at Hochshüle für Musik und Tanz Köln; Wuppertal, Gemany, June 10, 2015

2013-15:

60th birthday recital, The Hartt School, University of Hartford, featuring Thirteen for narrating pianist, River's Bend for flute duo, Sonatina for violin and piano, and the premieres of Updraft for trombone and multi-tracked trombone choir, and a new version of A Clean Sweep for shakuhachi and strings, March 1, 2015

The Wind's Trace Rests on Leaves and Waves for string quintet, musicians of Ensemble Mise-en, Scholes Music Studio, Brooklyn, April 25, 2015

Transcendental Cakewalk, New Britain Symphony, Central Connecticut State University, April 8, 2015

Quantum Dances for narrator with clarinet, violin, piano, NewEar, Kansas City, MO, February 22, 2015

Night Garden for contrabass quintet, The Hartt School, University of Hartford, December 2014 (TBA)

Rocking Chair Serenade for string orchestra, Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford CT, December 6, 2014

US Premiere of The Inevitable Wave(B) for 8 percussionists and fixed media, SUNY/Potsdam Percussion Ensemble, October 29, 2014

Premiere of Fragile Farewell for piano trio, entelecron, Phoenix Concerts, New York, NY, October 10, 2014

A Musical Inquiry into the Sublime and Beautiful, Peabody Conservatory [Peabody Camerata, Gene Young, conductor], April 26, 2014

Premiere of Night Garden for contrabass quintet, The Hartt School, Robert Black conductor, April 13, 2014

Premiere of movements 2-3, Clarinet Quintet and version of Changing My Spots for clarinet orchestra (Guido Arnonelli, clarinet and conductor), Cazarvere, Italy, March 22, 2014

Retrospective concert, National Conservatory, Ljubljana, Slovenia, featuring Shadow Box for clarinet and piano, Thirteen for narrating pianist, An Intimate Field for cello and piano, Duke Meets Mort for saxophone quartet, Die Berliner Hornisse for saxophone and piano, Sonatina for violin and piano, The Villa of the Mysteries for mixed quartet, March 13, 2014

Premiere of The Inevitable Wave(B) for 8 percussionists and fixed media, McGill University, Montréal, Canada, February 6, 2014

Premiere of Symphony No. 5, "Land”, Hartt Philharmonia, Edward Cumming, conductor, December 13, 2013

Premiere of Running the Gamut for mixed ensemble, part of the Cage100 Party Pieces project, Ensemble Either/Or, Miller Theater, New York City, October 17, 2013

Premiere of Piano Quintet, "Search" by the Locrian Chamber Players, Riverside Church, New York City, August 22, 2013

July 2013: Composer in residence, Wintergreen Festival, VA; Premiere of Rocking Chair Serenade for string orchestra. Performances of Coloring Sound's Scent; A Slow Arch; Thirteen; Changing My Spots; A Clean Sweep; Nell Miller, Op.1; Haiku of Buson

Sullivan Songs for chorus, Astra Ensemble, Melbourne, Australia, June 1,2/2013