NEWS!We are pleased to announce the publication of three new Tsontakis works, now available for ordering, and another upcoming work for orchestra. See Works list for details
SONNETS (2016) 24 min. for English Horn and Orchestra was commissioned by the Boston Symphony to honor the 400th Anniversary of the death or Shakespeare and was premiered at Symphony Hall in February, to a standing ovation and stellar, with Rob Sheena, English Horn and Andris Nelsons, conductor. The work was reprised at Tanglewood in August.
O MIKROS O MEGAS (2016) 25 min. for String Orchestra was commissioned by Dartmouth's HOP and the Mellon Found for the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra. It too received a standing ovation at the new Ordway Theater in St. Paul with an additional eight performances on tour. The soulful work opened the 2016-17 music season at the 92nd St Y to rave reviews by the NY Times and others.
STRING QUARTET #7.5 (2015) 12 min. This short but colorful, multi-layers work was commissioned for the 100th Anniversary of Maverick Concerts in Woodstock, NY and was premiered by the American Quartet there in September 2015. The NY premiere came in February 2016 at the Manhattan School of Music Auditorium.
PASSIONS (2017) 15 min. Tsontakis' latest full orchestral work, commissioned by the Albany Symphony to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of David Alan Miller's tenure with the orchestra, will be available following it's April 2017 premiere.