My Awarded Projects
Sleeping Giant Collective and the Albany Symphony
The Albany Symphony has teams up with composer collective Sleeping Giant.Created By: Albany Symphony
A multimedia recording project featuring 5 recent commissions for percussion.Created By: Ian David Rosenbaum
Commercial Recording Featuring Solo Piano Works By Timo Andres and Phil Young
Solo Piano Works by American Composers Timo Andres and Phil YoungCreated By: Clara Yang
American Notes – Engaging new communities
Orpheus reaches close to 10,000 audience members and 2,500 students with the world premieres commissioned from Anna Clyne and Timo Andres.Created By: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
American Notes – a musical exploration
Orpheus commissions Anna Clyne and Timo Andres to compose new musical portraits exploring current American identity in a globalized world.Created By: Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Timo AndresBrooklyn, NY
Timo Andres (b. 1985, Palo Alto, CA) is a composer and pianist who grew up in rural Connecticut, studied at the Yale School of Music, and lives in Brooklyn, NY. A Nonesuch Records artist, he has received wide acclaim for an album of orchestral works, Home Stretch, and for his debut album, Shy and Mighty.
Notable works include Everything Happens So Much for the Boston Symphony with Andris Nelsons; Strong Language, a string quartet for the Takács Quartet, commissioned by Carnegie Hall and the Shriver Hall Concert Series; Steady Hand, a two-piano concerto commissioned by the Britten Sinfonia and premiered at the Barbican with Andres and pianist David Kaplan; and The Blind Banister, a 2016 Pulitzer Prize Finalist piano concerto for Jonathan Biss.
As a pianist, Timo Andres has appeared with the LA Phil, North Carolina Symphony, the Britten Sinfonia, the Albany Symphony, New World Symphony, and elsewhere; performed solo recitals for Lincoln Center, Wigmore Hall, San Francisco Performances, the Phillips Collection, (le) Poisson Rouge; collaborated with Philip Glass, Jeffrey Kahane, Gabriel Kahane, Nadia Sirota, the Kronos Quartet, the Los Angeles Dance Project, John Adams, and others.
Upcoming projects include orchestrations for Sufjan Stevens and Justin Peck’s “Principia” for the New York City Ballet; a new work for the Calder Quartet through the LA Phil; and a major choral-orchestral work for the Orchester Cottbus Staatstheater. In November 2019, Andres programs (and performs in) “American Perspective,” a concert with the Cincinnati Symphony, Andre de Ridder, Dance Heginbotham (curated by John Heginbotham), and cellist Inbal Segev.
1. Music Against Itself
Grace Clifford, violin; Gabriel Martins, cello; Janice Carissa, piano