MATTHEW RECIO, COMPOSER

Works

Find a full list of Matthew's works below. Links to audio & video recordings are included where available.

 
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CHAMBER

2016

Game of Characters

     I. Ramsay

     II. Sansa

     III. Melisandre

violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, piano, percussion

~9.00

2019

Communication

clarinet & cello

~11.00

2015

Clutch of Venus

     I. Lull & Lure

     II. Velvet Teeth

     string quartet

~10.00

2014

Sea Calls

clarinet in b-flat

~5.30

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VOCAL

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2021

Gloria

     I. Birth

     II. The Parkside Lounge

     III. Maturing

Poetry by Marquese Carter

High Voice and Piano

Commissioned by Queer In(n)

~15

2022

Scenes from L'autre Moi

Libretti by Stephanie Fleischmann

Commissioned by West Edge Opera

~25

2021

Holdfast

     I. The Dead are for Morticians

     II. He Tells Me

     III. Let Her Pretend

     IV. If I Held Her

Poetry by Robin Beth Schaer

SSAATTBB Choir and Crotales

Commissioned by Stare at the Sun

~12

2021

The Hollow

     I. The Possessed

     II. The Stargazer

     III. The Hollow

     IV. The Enchanted

     V. The Renewal 

     VI. The Hope

Poetry by Alejandra Villarreal Martinez

Cantata for SATB Choir

~25

2021

Touch the Water

Poetry by Anna Gatdula

Baritone and Cello

Commissioned by the Chicago Fringe Opera

~5

2021

The Puppy Episode

Libretti by Royce Vavrek

Developed by the Chicago Opera Theater and premierd by Opera Columbus and Oberlin Conservatory

Chamber Opera for 6 singers

~85

2020

How We Hush

Tenor and Piano

For the Chicago SongSlam

~5

2020

Bone Cathedral

SATB Choir

Commissioned by the MYO Suffolk Symphonic Choir

~5

2019

Trinkets

     I. The Shelf in my Room

     II. Count Them

     III. The Notes I've Passed to you

Poetry by Jenna Lanzaro

tenor & prepared piano

~17.00

2018

In the Desert

Poetry by Jenna Lanzaro

mezzo-soprano & sinfonietta

~13.00

2018

These Two Very Nights

Poetry by Danielle Christian

SSATB choir

~5.00

2017

Statues in London

     I. He Kissed to Sleep

     II. He Cast His Wrathed Eyes

     III. I Walk the Cool Rooms

Poetry by Jenna Lanzaro

soprano, violin, english horn, cello

~7.00

2017

Echo

Poetry by Rumi

SSAATTBB choir

~5.00

2017

Body, remember

Poetry by Constantine P. Cavafy

bass-baritone & violin

~4.30

2017

In Memoriam

Libretto by Molly Korroch

chamber opera

~40.00

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2017

This is my...

Poetry by J.P. Reese

SSATB choir

~5.00

2016

Humans of New York

Poetry by Jenna Lanzaro

SSATBB choir

~5.00

2015

How to Survive Vesuvius

Poetry by Jenna Lanzaro

SSATB choir

~4.30

2015

Tales of Imagination

     I. James & the Giant Peach

     II. Alice in Wonderland

     III. Charlie & the Chocolate Factory

Poetry by Jenna Lanzaro

soprano and piano

~8.00

2014

Chronology of Storms

     I. Hurricane A-Comin'

     II. The Shell Collector

     III. Circles

Poetry by Jenna Lanzaro

bass, trumpet, piano

~11.00

2014

They Say Memories

Poetry by Jenna Lanzaro

SSAATTBB choir, flute

~5.30

ORCHESTRAL/

WIND ENSEMBLE

2017

Divide: Binding in Duality

symphony orchestra

~9.00

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2012

Spanish Dances

     I. Venimos de la dehesilla

     II. Cordoba

     III. Zambra mora

flute/piccolo, oboe/english horn, clarinet I.II, bassoon I.II, french horn I.II, trumpet I.II, trombone I.II, tuba, percussion

~11.00