Main arrangements by Henk de Vlieger

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Berlioz, Hector - Les nuits d’été
2008, transcription for mezzo-soprano & wind quintet.
First performance: Tienhoven, March 18, 2016, Barbara Kozelj, Farkas Quintet
Duration: 31’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Berg, Alban - Vier Gesänge, Opus 2
2019, transcription for baritone, clarinet, harp and string quintet.
Commissioned by Stichting Grachtenfestival.
First performance: Amsterdam, Krasnapolski, Aug. 13, 2019, Raoul Steffani, Camerata RCO Duration: 7’30”. Unpublished

Brahms, Johannes - Elf Choralvorspiele, Opus posth. 122
1999, orchestration.
First performance: Amsterdam, Concertgebouw, March 22, 2003,
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Ingo Metzmacher
Duration: 30’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Brahms, Johannes - Vier ernste Gesänge, Opus 121
2012, orchestration.
First performance: Utrecht, Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn, March 1, 2013,
Stephan Genz, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Philippe Herreweghe
Duration: 20’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Brahms, Johannes - Sonate, Opus 1
2017, orchestration.
Duration: 29’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Brahms, Johannes - Sonate/Klavierquintett, Opus 34
2018, orchestration.
First performance: Abbeville, Théâtre Municipal, May 30, 2021
Orchestre de Picardie / Arie van Beek
Duration: 45’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Debussy, Claude - Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune
2012, transcription for flute, clarinet, harp and string quartet.
Commissioned by IJ-Salon, Music Stages.
First performance: Amsterdam, Concertgebouw Kleine Zaal, April 11, 2012
Members of Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Duration: 11’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Dvořák, Antonín - From the Bohemian Forest, Opus 68
1986, orchestration.
First performance: Hilversum, VARA Studio 1, Oct. 6, 1988
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Hugh Keelan
Duration: 23’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Dvořák, Antonín - Sextet, after Symphony nr. 7 in d minor
2016, transcription for clarinet, horn, piano, violin, viola and cello.
Commissioned by Club Classique
First performance: Novara, Auditorium F.lli Olivieri, April 28, 2018. Club Classique 
Duration: 34’. Unpublished

Franck, César - Pièce héroïque
2009, orchestration.
Duration: 8’30”. Published by SCHOTT Music

Mussorgski, Modest - Pictures at an exhibition
1981 (rev. 1989) transcription for 14 percussionists, harp and pfte./celesta
First performance: Hilversum, KRO studio, Sept. 20, 1981
Circle Ensemble & Nieuwe Slagwerkgroep Amsterdam / Lucas Vis
Duration: 30’. Published by DONEMUS

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus - Piano Concerto Nr. 24, KV 419
2021, transcription for piano solo, flute, clarinet, bassoon and string quartet.
Commissioned by Stichting Grachtenfestival
First performance: Amsterdam, Krasnapolski, Aug. 18, 2021
Yang Yang Cai and Ensemble Music Stages
Duration: 30'. Unpublished

Schumann, Robert - Fuge über den Namen BACH, Opus 60 Nr. 6 
2007, orchestration.
Commissioned by NPS, ZaterdagMatinee.
First performance: Amsterdam, Concertgebouw, Febr. 14, 2009 
Radio Kamerfilharmonie / Jaap van Zweden

Duration: 7’30”. Published by SCHOTT Music

Wagner, Richard - The Ring, an orchestral adventure
1991, symphonic compilation.
Commissioned by the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
First performance: Enschede, Muziekcentrum, Febr. 7, 1992,
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Edo de Waart
Duration: 68’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Wagner, Richard - Parsifal, an orchestral quest
1993, symphonic compilation.
Commissioned by the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
First performance: Utrecht, Muziekcentrum Vredenburg, April 16, 1994,
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra / Edo de Waart
Duration: 55’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Wagner, Richard - Tristan & Isolda, an orchestral passion
1994, symphonic compilation.
Commissioned by the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra.
First performance: Berlin, Philharmonie, May 4, 2002,
Deutsches Sinfonie-Orchester Berlin / Kent Nagano
Duration: 64’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Wagner, Richard - Deux entreactes tragiques
1996, performance version.
First performance: Durban, City Hall, June 22, 2000,
KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra / Arjan Tien
Duration: 11’30”. Published by SCHOTT Music

Wagner, Richard - Meistersinger, an orchestral tribute
2005, symphonic compilation.
First performance: Moscow, Novaya Opera Theatre, September 29, 2006,
Orchestra of Novaya Opera / Eri Klas
Duration: 50’. Published by SCHOTT Music

Wagner, Richard - Tannhäuser und der Sängerkrieg auf Wartburg
2018, shortened text by Carel Alphenaar, arranged for 5 singers and 11 instruments.
Commissioned by IJ-Salon, Music Stages.
First performance: Amsterdam, Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ, May 26, 2018
Aylin Sezer, Gustavo Peña, Erik Slik, Michael Wilmering, Jan-Willem Baljet and members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra / Michael Gieler
Duration: 100’. Published by SCHOTT Music