works

SELECTED WORKS by ROLAND PÖNTINEN

The Girl from Brazil (1981)
Recording: At The Beach (Philips 422 344-1)
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet
Roland Pöntinen, piano

Camera per trombone e pianoforte (1981)
Recording: The Burlesque Trombone (BIS-318 CD)
Christian Lindberg, trombone
Roland Pöntinen, piano

Roland Pöntinen, Nitzan Haroz and Wolfgang Sawallisch after the New York premiere of Blue Winter at Carnegie Hall, 3 February 1998

Blue Winter for trombone and strings (1987)
World Premiere at Academy of Music, Philadelphia, January 1998
and 3 February 1998 at Carnegie Hall, New York City
Nitzan Haroz, trombone and The Philadelphia Orchestra
conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch
Recording: The Winter Trombone (BIS-348 CD)
Christian Lindberg, trombone
New Stockholm Chamber Orchestra

Tango Plus for clarinet, violin, cello and piano (1993)
World Premiere in August 1993 at Gotland Chamber Music Festival
by Martin Fröst, Jan Söderblom, Torleif Thedéen and Roland Pöntinen

Capriccio for two flutes and strings (1993)

Mercury Dream for clarinet and piano (1994)
Recording: French Beauties and Swedish Beasts (BIS-693 CD)
Martin Fröst, clarinet
Roland Pöntinen, piano

Concerto for piano and winds (1994)
World Premiere at Motala Folkets Hus, 27 August 1994
Roland Pöntinen, piano
Sonny Jansson, conductor
Östgöta Wind Symphony
Recording: Svensk musik för blåsare 2 (TwinMusic TMCD 23)1994
Roland Pöntinen, piano
Sonny Jansson, conductor
Östgöta Wind Symphony

Aiming at the ocean (1997)

Sombre seascapes glowing (1997)

Poème carmine for flute/alto flute solo (2004)
World Premiere: Konstakademien, Stockholm, 2 October 2004
Mario Caroli, flute

Hommage à Ligeti for electric guitar, double bass and piano (2006)
World Premiere: Visby Domkyrka, August 2006
Ola Karlsson, electric guitar
Svante Henryson, double bass
Roland Pöntinen, piano

Danse serpentine for clarinet and piano (2010)
World Premiere at Wigmore Hall, 23 March, 2010
Martin Fröst, clarinet
Roland Pöntinen, piano

Danse serpentine (version for violin, two pianos, celesta, vibraphone and marimba)
World Premiere at Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Sala Petrassi, Rome, 10 November 2010
Mats Zetterqvist, Roland Pöntinen, Roberto Prosseda, Alessandra Ammara, Anders Loguin and Rodolfo Rossi

Metallmorfoser (II) for trumpet, trombone and piano (2015)
World Premiere in Hofors 19 November 2015 by Trio HDR, David Huang, piano, Filip Draglund, trumpet, Mikael Rudolfsson, trombone

L’éléphant rose for trumpet and piano (2016)
World Premiere at Wigmore Hall, 19 September, 2016
Håkan Hardenberger, trumpet
Roland Pöntinen, piano