Neruda Settings (2002) for Soprano and Chamber Ensemble
Truel (2002-3) for Piano Trio
Scarab (2003) for Piano Solo
Arlene Sierra is an American composer who divides her time between Britain and the U.S. Recent commissions demonstrate her dual-national profile, from organisations including the Tanglewood Music Festival, the Performing Right Society Foundation, the Albany Symphony, the Jerome Foundation, and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival. Performers of her music include the London Sinfonietta, the American Composers Orchestra, the Psappha Ensemble, and the Tokyo Philharmonic; festivals include Aspen, Bowdoin, and Tanglewood (USA), Pur Oder Plus (Germany), Fontainebleau (France), and Aldeburgh, Huddersfield and Dartington in the U.K. In 2001 she won the Toru Takemitsu Composition Prize, one of the largest and most prestigious international awards for new orchestral music.