Robert Carl with poet Charles Simic, at the premiere of Simic Songs

Sounding and “Muting” sound sculptures for Sounding Sea/Silent Sea

Performing the Ritratto... at FOCAM festival, Washington State U.,
February 2010


Harmony*, (libretto by Russell Banks), fully staged premiere; Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake, New York;  August 14 & 20, 2021


White Heron, for orchestra, Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Zimmerman, conductor; (George Mason University; Washington DC metro area premiere);  April 23, 2022


Changing My Spots, for open ensemble; Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA) Experimental Music Ensemble,  April 22, 2022


Two works from Quiet (assisted) for open ensemble, Hartt Composers Ensemble,  April 20, 2022


Namaste Dante*, for clarinet, bass clarinet, harp and piano; Namaste Ensemble, Ceveteri, Italy,  December 8, 2021


Sentient Serenade* for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano; Four Corners Ensemble, Lincoln Theater, Hartford,  October 21, 2021

2020-2018 (*Premiere)


Growth Fugue for string quartet; QuartetES; internet premiere;  June 2020


Open/Empty for Pierrot sextet, Foot in the Door, Edward Cumming, cond; Hartt School; February 26, 2020


Refiner's Fire*   for violin and guitar, Amaranth Duo, Hartt School; October 27, 2019


Piano Quartet, "Just Listen"; Hartt School; October 18, 2019


Harmony*, opera (libretto by Russell Banks), singers in concert reading, Seagle Colony, Schroon Lake, New York;   September 13, 2019


Open for string trio; Adaskin Trio, Mohawk Trail Concerts, Charlemont, MA; July 29, 2019


100 Views from the Bird's Eye for flute, bass clarinet, and piano; Trio Kokako; Eelde and Leiden, Netherlands;  April 28 and May 19, 2019


Fragile Farewell for piano trio; Lion's Gate Trio, Hartt School;  April 7, 2019


A Gift...and an Invitation* for piano; Neely Bruce, piano, Wesleyan University;  March 31, 2019


Brass Trio, "Threading Space"* , Ensemble Mise-En, Brooklyn NY;  February 14, 2019


Jyun On for two shakuhahchis and ichigenkin; Brown/Samuelson/Minegishi trio; Hokutopia Tokyo, Japan;  November 15, 2018


Sullivan Songs for chorus; Astra Choir John McCaughey director, Church of the Carmelites, Melbourne Australia,  June 10, 2018

Fragile Farewell for piano trio; Entelechron, New York City,  May 29, 2018
White Plains, New York, May 30, 2018

Updraft for trombone and fixed media; Matt Russo, trombone, The Hartt School,  May 22, 2018


100 Views From the Bird's Eye for flute, bass clarinet and piano; Trio Kokako, Santpoort Nord, Netherlands; May 18, 2018


Symphony No. 3, "The World Turned Upside Down" (premiere of complete 3-movement version); Nutmeg Symphony, Marshall Brown, cond.; Burlington, CT, May 12, 2018


Shadow Box for clarinet and piano; Ayako Oshima, clarinet; Hartt School, University of Hartford, West Hartford, CT; May 9, 2018


Piano Quintet, "Search" , ACL-Korea International Music Festival 2018, Seoul, Korea, April 27, 2018


Infinity Avenue for improvising ensemble with live laptop (MaxMSP); Mise-En Place, Bushwick, NYC, April 26, 2018


What's Underfoot for piano, John McDonald, Tufts University, April 4, 2018


Symphony No.6, “Dome of Refuge”*,Hartt Symphony Orchestra (Edward Cumming, cond.), Hartt School, March 30, 2018


Infinity Avenue for large improvising ensemble with live laptop (MaxMSP); Kansas City Art Institute, February 27, 2018


Upcoming CD releases in fall/winter 2020-21:


4 orchestral works with Boston Modern Orchestra Project, Gil Rose, cond.:  Sympony No. 5, "Land, Rocking Chair Serenade, White Heron, and What's Underfoot (BMOP SOUND)  


Piano Sonata No.3, "Clouds of Clarification" for microtonal piano; Aron Kallay, keyboard (MICROFEST)


Music for flutes:  Forms of Floating, Birds and Flowers, River's Bend, and Sonatina; Janet Arms, flute and musicians [also featuring works of Larry Alan Smith] (ALBANY)