Orchestral Commissions

(select list)

 

​2019

Bits of Beauty

New orchestrations and new "bits" composed for concert with Victoria Choral Society, for members of the

Victoria Symphony. (Nov. 9th, Farquhar Auditorium)

​2017

Just Keep Paddling LISTEN

Commissioned and premiered by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra.

Conducted by Donald Runnicles, Director of Opera Deutsche Berlin. 

 

2014

Symphony No. 3, "The Piper"

Premiered fall 2014 with Victoria Symphony, bagpiper, male chorus, and handbells. 

2011

Stories from Klee Wyck

For Mezzo Soprano, String Quartet, and Orchestra
Premiered oct 2011 by Marion Newman, Emily Carr String Quartet, and Victoria Symphony

2010

Bits of Beauty (7-12)
Six short works for orchestral strings. Recorded by the Moscow Symphony Orchestra.

2009

Symphony No. 2

Commissioned by Hugh Davidson for the Victoria Symphony

 

En Plein Air

Commissioned for and premiered by the Victoria Symphony

2008  

Inner Harbour Overture

For orchestra, ferry, and harbour sounds.Composed for and premiered by the Victoria Symphony
 

Scenes from Nootka (music/text)

40-minute concert-version of opera for orchestra with chorus and six soloists. 
 

2007

Piano Concerto No. 1

Commissioned for and premiered by Stewart Goodyear and the Victoria Symphony

 

Bits of Beauty (1-6) LISTEN
Composed for stings, for the Victoria Symphony.
Recorded by Moscow Symphony Orchestra in 2011.
 

2006 

Mind Over Mountain

Commissioned and premiered by Victoria Symphony

 

Chrysalis

Commissioned and premiered by Victoria Symphony

2005

Symphony No.1 in Gm - The Coast Salish Symphony

Based on First Nations themes, commissioned by the Canadian Cultural Capitals program, premiered in Powell River BC with the Taipai University Orchestra

2004

The Perfect Vase (music/text)

Commissioned by the Powell River Academy, premiered at Kathaumixw 2004 with the Victoria Symphony,
massed choirs, and soloists

 

Tobin Stokes

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