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Orchestral / Large Ensemble works
Cello Concerto |
Tanglewood Tales | Symphony No. 2 Illumination...Eclipse | Violin Concerto
Double Concerto for Clarinet, Bass Clarinet and Orchestra | Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and OrchestraUnisono | Piano Concerto | Concerto for Orchestra
Der Einsame im Herbst


Opera
Waiting for Miss Monroe | RAAFF

Interviews
Symphony No. 2 Illumination...Eclipse | Violin Concerto
| Waiting for Miss Monroe

Chamber Orchestra
Orphic Descent | Megumi-Suite

Chamber Music
Contradictie IVa
|
Ennea's Domein
             
 



Orchestral Works / Large Ensemble

   
     
cello npo   Cello Concerto (2010-2013)
for Cello solo and Orchestra

Commissioned by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and the Fund for the Performing Arts
Dedicated to Marien van Staalen en Yannick Nézet-Séguin



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  Tanglewood Tales (1997-2001)
for large orchestra

Commissioned by the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra and the Fund for the Performing Arts
Dedicated to Marien van Staalen en Yannick Nézet-Séguin


   
  Symphony No 2 "Illumination...Eclipse" (2014-2015)
for large orchestra

Composed for and commissioned by Het Gelders Orkest for the celebration of their 125th anniversary



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  Violin Concerto (2008)
for Violin solo and Orchestra
Commissioned by the ZaterdagMatinee with financial support of
the Fund for the Creation of Music
Dedicated to Tasmin Little and Jaap van Zweden



   
  Double Concerto for clarinet, bass clarinet and orchestra (1996-1997)
Radio Kamerorkest, Peter Eötvös (conductor)
Harmen de Boer, clarinet, Harry Sparnaay, bass clarinet

   
  Concerto for Saxophone Quartet and Orchestra (2010)
Commissioned by the Fund for the Creation of Music
Dedicated to the Raschèr Saxophone Quartet and Kees Vlaardingerbroek


Raschèr Saxophone Quartet:
Christine Rall, Elliot Riley, Bruce Weinberger (replaced 2014 by Andreas van Zoelen)
Radio Kamer Filharmonie, Emilio Pomàrico


   
disc   Unisono
Piano Concerto
Concerto for Orchestra

with Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Radio Chamber Orchestra;
conductors Ed Spanjaard, Peter Eötvös and George Benjamin;
pianist Ralph van Raat
CD "Robin de Raaff: Orchestral Works"
Etcetera label (KTC 1309)


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  Der Einsame im Herbst for large ensemble
Doelenensemble - Arie van Beek, conductor
CD "Between Nightbar and Factory"
NM Classics (NM 92121)
Donemus

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Opera


   
miss monroe   Waiting for Miss Monroe (2011-2012)
An opera in three acts

Commissioned by “De Nederlandse Opera” with financial support of the Fund for the Creation of Music.


A professional DVD registration of Waiting for Miss Monroe can be obtained by directly contacting Deuss Music or Robin de Raaff

   
  RAAFF an opera in two acts and an epilogue
Commissioned by the Netherlands Opera
libretto: Janine Brogt
with Danielle de Niese (soprano), Marcel Reijans (tenor), Mark Tevis (tenor), Nieuw Ensemble, Lawrence Renes (conductor)
Etcetera label (KTC 1370)


   
     


Interviews
   
     
  Symphony No 2 "Illumination...Eclipse" (2014-2015)
for large orchestra

Composed for and commissioned by Het Gelders Orkest for the celebration of their 125th anniversary

Short docu about composer Robin de Raaff and the rehearsal of his new orchestral piece “Symphony no. 2 Illumination... Eclipse”



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  Interview with Robin de Raaff about his Violin Concerto


   
  Waiting for Miss Monroe (2011 - 2012)
An opera in three acts

text: Janine Brogt
Commissioned by “De Nederlandse Opera” with financial support
of the Fund for the Creation of Music

De Nederlandse Opera
premiere: 9 June 2012
Lotte de Beer, stage director
     
  Laura Aikin in Waiting for Miss Monroe
     


Chamber Orchestra


   
  Orphic Descent (2003)
for ensemble

Commissioned by the Ictus ensemble and the ROSAS Ensemble
Choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and cinematography by Thierry DeMey
Dedicated to Thierry DeMey

Now available on DVD from CinéArt
   
  Megumi-Suite (2007)
for saxophone solo and small ensemble

Created from the film music composed for the dramatised documentary by Mirjam van Veelen

In Memoriam William Raaijman



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Chamber music
   
     
  Contradictie IVa for Bass clarinet solo
Fie Schouten, bass clarinet


   
schoenberg   Ennea's domein for septet

written for Het Trio and the Schönberg Quartet, dedicated to Geert van Keulen
CD "The Dutch Legacy, 30 years of Schönberg Quartet"
Etcetera label

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Janneke van der Meer, violin
Wim de Jong, violin
Henk Guittart, viola
Viola de Hoog, cello
Harrie Starreveld, flute/piccolo
Harry Sparnaay, clarinet/bass clarinet
René Eckhardt, piano

 

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