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Miguel A. Roig-Francolí


Recent Performances:

  Two Astral Poems, for symphonic band

  • Banda Municipal de Barcelona, Salvador Brotons, cond., Auditori de Barcelona, October 23, 2016 (world premiere of band version)

  Songs of Light and Darkness, for orchestra

  • Orquestra Simfónica Ciutat d'Eivissa, Spain, Adolfo Villalonga, cond., July 3, 2016 (world premiere of orchestral version)

  Sonata, for two guitars

  • Duo Melis, Guitar Foundation of America International Conference, Denver, CO, June 23, 2016 (world premiere)

  Six Preludes after Chopin, for piano

  • Soyeon Kate Lee, Greene Space, New York City, April 12, 2016 (world premiere)
  • Bartomeu Jaume, piano, Chopin Festival, Valldemosa, Mallorca, August 28, 2016 (Prelude I)

  Songs of Light and Darkness, for violin and piano

  • Linda Duan, violin, Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, OH, November 9, 2015

  Perseus, for symphonic band

  • Banda Municipal de Palma de Mallorca, Salvador Sebastia, cond., Spain, October 23, 2015

  The Star-Spangled Banner, version for 50 cellos

  • Cincinnati Young Artists String Orchestra, CCM, August 8 and September 4, 2015
  • Nippert Stadium football game, University of Cincinnati, October 1, 2015

  Perseus, for orchestra

  • Cincinnati Youth Symphony Orchestra, Gene Chang, cond., Princeton High School Auditorium, Cincinnati, November 13, 2016.
  • El Camino Youth Symphony, Jindong Cai, cond., San Francisco, CA, May 31, 2015 (U.S. premiere)
  • El Camino Youth Symphony, San Francisco, CA, June 20 and 21, 2015.
  • El Camino Youth Symphony Spanish tour (June 24, July 4) with performances in Granada (Auditorio Manuel de Falla), Seville, Valencia (Palau de la Musica), and Barcelona (Palau de la Musica Catalana).


  Chaconne: Of Loss and Hope, for string orchestra

  • Pittsburgh Tuesday Musical Club String Ensemble, Pittsburgh, PA, December 8, 2015
  • Cincinnati Junior Strings New England and Canada tour, June 11–20, with performances in Boston, Portland (Maine), Saint John (New Brunswick), Prince Edward Island, and Halifax (Nova Scotia).
  • Cincinnati Junior Strings, Rachel Bierken, cond., Muntz Hall (UC Blue Ash, Cincinnati), May 10, 2015 (world premiere).


  Perseus, for symphonic band

  • CCM Wind Ensemble, Angela Holt, cond., Corbett Auditorium, April 15, 2015 (world premiere).

  Un piccolo concerto grosso, for three solo violins and youth string ensemble

  • Pittsburgh Tuesday Musical Club String Ensemble, Pittsburgh, PA, December 8, 2015
  • Encore String Orchestra, Jaime Morales-Matos, cond., CCM, June 20, 2015
  • Peraza Music Workshop Ensemble, Orchestra Hall (Chicago), March 30, 2015 (world premiere).
  • Cincinnati premiere preview by Peraza Music Workshop Ensemble, Taft Museum, March 7, 2015.

  Three Astral Poems, for orchestra

  • Orquesta Simfonica de les Illes Balears, Sergio Alapont, cond., Palma de Mallorca, January 15, 2015 (world premiere).

  Missa pro pace, for chorus and organ

  • CCM Chorale, Brett Scott, cond., and Matt Phelps, organ, CCM Corbett Auditorium, February 1, 2014 (premiere).

   Desconhort, for baritone and string quartet
  • Antoni Aragón and String Quartet of the OSIB, Basilica de San Francesc, Palma de Mallorca, Oct. 25, 2012 (world premiere)

   Cinco canciones con los ojos cerrados, for soprano and piano:
  • Paola Inés González, soprano, and Avedis Manoogian, piano, CCM, May 19, 2015.
  • Abigail Santos Villalobos, soprano; Adam Kent, piano, Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall), November 17, 2013.
  • Abigail Santos Villalobos, soprano; Michael Chertock, piano, CCM Werner Recital Hall, October 8, 2013, in collaboration with Constella Music Festival.
  • Abigail Santos, soprano, and Hyo Jung Song, piano, CCM, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, January 19, 2013 (premiere).

   Songs of Light and Darkness, for piano trio:

  • Hyejin Pak, piano; Minhee Bae, violin; and Jinsun Choi, cello, Werner Recital Hall, CCM, March 11, 2015.
  • Trio Novi, Classical 90.5 WUOL (Louisville) live on air performance, March 4, 2015.
  • Trio Novi, Christ Church Cathedral, Louisville, KY, February 8, 2015.
  • Trio Iboshim: Cristina Prats, violin; Monica Marí, cello; María José Perete, piano, Santa Eulalia, Ibiza, April 24, 2014.
  • Trio Iboshim, San Antonio, Ibiza, April 12, 2014.
  • Trio Iboshim, Ibiza, April 10, 2014.
  • Damocles Trio: Airi Yoshioka, violin; Sibylle Johner, cello; Adam Kent, piano, Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall), November 17, 2013.
  • Timothy Lees, violin; Ilya Finkeshteyn, cello; James Tocco, piano, CCM Werner Recital Hall, October 8, 2013, in collaboration with Constella Music Festival.
  • Timothy Lees, violin; Ilya Finkeshteyn, cello; James Tocco, piano, CCM Werner Recital Hall, September 27, 2013.
  • Rawlins Piano Trio, Sioux Center, Iowa, September 28, 2012.
  • Rawlins Piano Trio, Vermillion, South Dakota, September 27, 2012 (premiere).

   Orion
, for orchestra:
  • CCM Philharmonia, Mark Gibson, cond., Corbett Auditorium and Princeton High School Auditorium, Cincinnati, March 7–8, 2017
  • EAFIT University Symphony Orchestra, Medellín, Colombia, October 10, 2013.
  • Orquesta Sinfónica de Baleares (Salvador Brotons), Castell de Bellver, Palma de Mallorca, July 18, 2012 (premiere).

   Songs of the Infinite,
for violin and orchestra:
  • Jennifer Roig-Francolí, violin, with the Orquestra Ciutat d'Eivissa, Spain, cond. Adolfo Villalonga, December 18, 2011 (world premiere)

    Songs of the Infinite, for violin and piano:
  • Jennifer Roig-Francolí, violin; Adam Kent, piano, Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall), November 17, 2013.
  • Jennifer Roig-Francolí, violin; Edward Neeman, piano, CCM Werner Recital Hall, October 8, 2013, in collaboration with Constella Music Festival.
  • II. Melody, Jennifer Roig-Francolí, violin, and Edward Neeman, piano. University of Cincinnati Awards Ceremony, Cincinnati, OH, April 17, 2013.
  • Charles Wetherbee, violin, Snake River Chamber Festival, Keystone, CO, September 2, 2011.
  • Jenny Wu, violin, and Harmony Yang, piano, Gildenhorn Recital Hall, University of Maryland, May 1, 2011.
  • Jennifer Roig-Francolí, violin, and Adam Kent, piano, Weill Hall (Carnegie Hall), New York, October 24, 2010 (premiere).
  • Pre- previews: Accent10 Recital, CCM. June 12, 2010, Jennifer Roig-Francolí and Mark Tollefsen; Burgos International Music Festival, Jennifer Roig-Francolí, Adam Kent, Burgos, Spain, July 10, 2010.
    Five Gothic Miniatures, for chorus a cappella:
  • Alterum Cor, Valladolid, Spain, November 22, 2015
  • Alterum Cor, Valendtín Benavides, cond., Capilla de San Gregorio (Museo Nacional de Escultura), Valladolid, Spain, Nov. 29, 2014.
  • Coral Universitaria de les Illes Balears, Joan Company, conductor, Semaines Musicales de Quimper, France, Aug. 20, 2013.
  • Coral Universitaria de les Illes Balears, Manacor, Mallorca, Oct. 12, 2012.
  • CCM Chorale, Brett Scott, cond., St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica, Covington, Kentucky, May 20, 2012.
  • Choir of Saint Peter in Chains Cathedral, Michael Fuchs, cond., Saint Peter in Chains Cathedral, Cincinnati, Ohio, February 19, 2012
  • Saint Joseph Cathedral Choir Donor Concert, Paul Thornock, conductor, Saint Joseph Cathedral, Columbus, OH, May 15, 2011
  • Xavier University Concert Chorus, Tom Merrill, cond., Cincinnati, May 2, 2010 (premiere).
   
    Suite Apócrifa, for piano:
  • Adam Kent, piano, Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall), November 17, 2013.
  • Michael Chertock, piano, CCM Werner Recital Hall, October 8, 2013, in collaboration with Constella Music Festival.
  • Juanjo Ochoa, Mallorca, Spain, Nov. 22, 2012.
  • Michael Chertock, piano, Heidelberg College, April 2011.
  • Michael Chertock, piano, Lorain Community College (Elyria, OH), Feb. 23, 2011
  • Adam Kent, piano, Weill Hall (Carnegie Hall), New York, October 24, 2010.
  • Susan Ha, piano, Werner Hall, CCM, March 10, 2010.
   
    Easter Toccata, for organ:
  • Arnau Reynés, organ, Church of Santa Eularia, Ibiza, Spain, May. 4, 2013
  • Arnau Reynés, Basilica de San Francesc, Palma de Mallorca, Oct. 25, 2012
  • Matthew Phelps, organ, St. Francis Xavier Church, Manhattan, NY.  Dedication of new Peragallo organ, October 11, 2010.
  • Arnau Reynés, organ, Church of San José, Ibiza (Spain), March 13, 2010.  Performance at the presentation of CD “L’orgue de Sant Josep,” which includes Easter Toccata recorded by Reynés.
  • on April 19, 2009, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains (Cincinnati), by Blake Callahan.
  • on Easter Sunday, 2006, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains (Cincinnati), by Blake Callahan.
  • at the Annual Concert of the American Guild of Organists, Cincinnati, 11 April 2005, by Blake Callahan.
  • on Easter Sunday, 2005, at Saint Margaret of York (Loveland), by Javier Clavere.
  • on Easter Sunday, 2005, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Chains (Cincinnati), by Blake Callahan.
   
    Five Pieces for Orchestra:
  • Ballet Wu Xing, by Jiang Qi, on Five Pieces for Orchestra, performed by CCM Dance Troupe, Chinese Lunar New Year Concert, Mason, OH, Feb. 26, 2011.
  • Ballet Wu Xing, by Jiang Qi, on Five Pieces for Orchestra, performed by Dance China NY at the Joyce Soho, NYC, December 10-11, 2010.
  • Orquesta Sinfónica de las Islas Baleares, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, November 25, 2010, Salvador Brotons, cond.
  • Ballet by Jiang Qi on Five Pieces for Orchestra, premiered at CCM Fall Dance Concert, Patricia Corbett Theater, CCM, December 4, 2009
  • CCM Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Mark Gibson, CCM’s Corbett Auditorium, 14 Oct. 2003.
  • National Orchestra of Spain, conducted by Jesús López Cobos, National Auditorioum, Madrid, Spain, December 1, 2002.
   
    Missa pro pace, for mixed chorus and strings:
  • Agnus Dei, The Reformed Church of Bronxville Chorus, Matthew Phelps, conductor, Bronxville, NY, Holy Thursday, 2011.
  • Edgecliff Vocal Ensemble and string ensemble, conducted by Tom Merrill, Xavier University Bellarmine Chapel, October 28, 2009.
  • Agnus Dei, conducted by Terry Milligan, performed at University of Cincinnati TUC Great Hall (Faculty Awards Ceremony), May 21, 2009.
  • Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of the City of Ibiza, Spain, conducted by Adolfo Villalonga, 21 December 2008 (premiere).
   
    Improvisation for Jennifer, for solo violin:
  • Santi Bonet, violin, Ibiza, Spain, April 11, 2014.
  • Jennifer Roig-Francolí, University of Cincinnati TUC Great Hall (Faculty Awards Ceremony), May 21, 2009.
  • Jennifer Roig-Francolí, Can Ventosa Auditorium, Ibiza, Spain, 21 December 2008 (premiere).
   
    Diferencias y Fugas, for string quartet:
  • ORCAM String Quartet, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, 2 February 2009.
   
    Antiphon and Psalms for the Victims of Genocide, for chorus and orchestra:
  • Orquesta y Coro de la Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, conducted by Jordi Casas, 13 October, 2008 (premiere).
   
    Canticles for a Sacred Earth, for symphony orchestra:
  • Symphony Orchestra of the Balearic Islands, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, conducted by Philippe Bender, 24 January 2008 (premiere).
   
    Dona eis requiem, in memory of the innocent victims of war and terror, for chamber orchestra and chamber chorus:
  • Wayne State University Orchestra and Concert Chorale, conducted by Kypros Markou, Detroit, MI, on April 21, 2008.
  • University of North Florida Chorale and Chamber Singers, Orchestra of the Chamber Music Society of the Good Shepherd, conducted by Cara Tasher, Jacksonville, FL, on 28 October 2007.
  • Symphony Orchestra of the City of Ibiza, conducted by Adolfo Villalonga, Ibiza, Spain, 29 April 2007.
  • Symphony Orchestra of the Balearic Islands in Menorca, Spain, on 12 April 2006.
  • Symphony Orchestra of the Balearic Islands, conducted by Philippe Bender, Mallorca, Spain, on 11 April 2006 (premiere).
   
    Sonata for cello and piano:
  • Julia MacLaine, cello; Adam Kent, piano, Weill Recital Hall (Carnegie Hall), November 17, 2013.
  • Ilya Finkelshteyn, cello; James Tocco, piano, CCM Werner Recital Hall, October 8, 2013, in collaboration with Constella Music Festival.
  • Paul York, cello, and Elizabeth Pridonoff, piano, University of Louisville School of Music, March 1, 2012.
  • Paul York, cello, and Elizabeth Pridonoff, piano, University of Cincinnati, March 4, 2012.
  • Paul York, cello, and Elizabeth Pridonoff, piano, Accent 11 New Music concert, CCM, June 17, 2011.
  • Jove Ensemble de Música Contempor nia de les Illes Balears, 30th Festival Encontre de Compositors 2009, Mallorca, Spain, December 27, 2009.
  • Evan Jones and May Phang, DePauw University, 23 February 2007.
  • Evan Jones and May Phang, CCM, 22 February 2007.
  • José E. Bouché and Bartomeu Jaume, Ibiza, Spain, 12 Nov. 2004 (at presentation of published score).
   
    Canticles for a Sacred Earth, for double quintet and two percussionists:
  • Ballet Meditation on Design, by Shellie Cash, based on Canticles for a Sacred Earth, with CCM Chamber Players, conducted by Angela Holt, 20 November, 1 and 2 December 2008.
  • CCM Chamber Players, conducted by Rodney Winther, CCM, January 24, 2007 (premiere).
   
    Partita, for Eight Instruments:
  • Ensemble Periscopio, EAFIT University, Medellín, Colombia, October 11, 2013.
  • Café MoMus Contemporary Music Ensemble, Mark Gibson, cond., Cohen Family Studio Theater, CCM, 24 Feb. 2010.
  • Faculty Orchestra of the Superior Conservatory of Music of the Balearic Islands, at official opening ceremony of the conservatory’s academic year, Ibiza, Spain, 13 Nov. 2004.
  • CCM Chamber Players, conducted by Rodney Winther, CCM’s Werner Hall, 14 Nov. 2003.
    Playtime, for three young violinists
  • Joplin Trio, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, September 10, 2011
  • Joplin Trio, Chiesa di San Gottardo, Asolo, Italy, July 2, 2011
  • Joplin Trio, Museo di Castelvecchio, Verona, Italy, June 30, 2011
  • Joplin Trio, Hindemith Foundation, Blonay, Switzerland, June 28, 2011
  • Joplin Trio, Festa della Musica, Italy, June 24, 2011
  • Joplin Trio, Accent 11, CCM, June 2011
  • Joplin Trio, Hunter Elementary School, Cincinnati, OH, May 26, 2011.
  • Joplin Trio, Indian Hill Middle School, Cincinnati, OH, April 28, 2011.

© Painting: Vicente Pascual. Aquatio I, 2005. Mixed media on canvas, Artists Rights Society, New York/VEGAP, Madrid.

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