PREMIERES

Interested in promoting new music, Daniel Rubenstein is regularly in contact with composers for creations of new works. Some of those works have been recorded on CD or has been dedicated to him.

Daniel Rubenstein est régulièrement en contact avec des compositeurs pour la création d’œuvres. Certaines de ses œuvres ont été enregistrées sur CD ou lui ont été dédiées. 

Jan Freidlin

Lyrical Sonata for viola & piano

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Dalia Ouziel, piano

 

World Premiere : Brussels, Jacok Salik Auditorium, April 22, 2018

Anna Segal

Suite for oboe, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello & double bass

Artists :

Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Raphael Aubry, viola

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

Marta Costa Soares, double bass

&

Adrien Eble, oboe

Rachel Talitman, harp

 

Creation : Sint-Niklaas, Stadsschouwburg, June 25, 2017

Jan Freidlin

Music of the Passing Summer

Artists :

Estampes

Nozomi Kanda, flute

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Ingrid Procureur, harp

 

Premiere in Belgium : Mons, Arsonic, May 23, 2017

David Holyoake

Memory of a Mensch for violin & piano 

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

David Holyoake, piano

 

Creation : Brussels, Atelier Marcel Hastir, May 13, 2017

Anna Segal

Concertino for clarinet, harp, 2 violins, viola, cello & double bass

Artists :

Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Vincent Hepp, viola

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

Marta Costa Soares, double bass

&

Jean-Marc Fessard, clarinet

Rachel Talitman, harp

 

World Premiere Recording : Harp&Co, 2017

Anna Segal

II Walzer del Rondini for clarinet, 2 violins, viola & cello

Artists :

Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Vincent Hepp

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

&

Jean-Marc Fessard, clarinet

 

Creation : Brussels, Atelier Marcel Hastir, May 13, 2017

Hajime Fukagawa

Quartet for 2 violins, cello & piano

written for pianist Masahiro Kawakami and the Ensemble Mendelssohn 

Artists :

Masahiro Kawakami, piano

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

 

Creation : Tokyo, Nippori Sunny Hall, November 9, 2016

Stéphane Orlando

'Taïko’ for piano quintet

written for the Ensemble Mendelssohn 

 

Artists : Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sophie Ackermann, violin

Sander Geerts, viola

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

Yasuko Takahashi, piano

Creation : Fukuoka, Japan, November 2, 2016

Robert Groslot

Poème Secret for flute, clarinet, harp, 2 violins, viola & cello

 

Artists :

Marcos Fregnani

Jean-Marc Fessard

Rachel Talitman

Daniel Rubenstein

Laurent Houque

Raphael Aubry

Johannes Burghoff

 

Premiere recording for the Label Harp&Co, 2016

David Loeb

Estampes for viola, shinobue & harp

written for the trio Estampes

 

Artists : Estampes

Nozomi Kanda, shinobue

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Ingrid Procureur, harp

 

Creation : Juillet Musical d'Aulne, July 12, 2015

Michel Lysight

"Remembering Steve" for piano quartet 

dedicated to the Mahler Piano Quartet

Artists :

Mahler Piano Quartet

Eyal Shiloach, violin

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Didier Poskin, cello

Johan Schmidt, piano

Creation : Concerts de midi de Liège (BE), March 27, 2014

Georges Enesco

Piano Quartet

 

Artists :

Sherban Lupu, violin

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Gotz Teutsch, cello

Henry Bonami, piano

Premiered in Brasov International Music Festival (Romania) on August 19, 2010

David Loeb

‘Yuran’ (pour pacifier les ondes) for viola & shinobue 

written for Daniel Rubenstein & Nozomi Kanda 

 

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, viola
Nozomi Kanda, shinobue

 

Creation : Luxemburg, Festival de la Vallée, September 12, 2009

Jean-Pierre Deleuze

‘Vues sur le jardin de lumière’ for piano quintet

written for the Ensemble Mendelssohn

 

Artists : Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Elisabeth Wybou, violin

Igal Braslavsky, viola

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

Pierre Feraux, piano

Creation : Belgium, Concert Hall of the Cultural Center of Dinant, February 17, 2009

Anthony Girard

Trio for viola, clarinet & piano 

 

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, viola
Jean-Marc Fessard, clarinet
Eliane Reyes, piano 

 

Premiered in Belgium : Brussels Royal Conservatory, April 14, 2008

Vladimir Godàr

Barcarolle for viola, harp & orchestra 

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, viola
Ingrid Procureur, harp
Mons Royal Conservatory Orchestra
Daniel Gazon, conductor

Premiered in this version : Mons Royal Theatre, November 21, 2008

Frédéric Devreese

Benvenuta for viola & piano 

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, viola
Muhiddin Dürrüoglu, piano 

Premiered in this version : Brussels (Eugène Ysaye Institute of Music), December 2007

Premiere recording of this version for the Label Kalidisc - 2008

Michel Lysight

Septentrion for viola & piano 

 

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, viola
Muhiddin Dürrüoglu, piano 

Premiered in this version : Brussels (Eugène Ysaye Institute of Music), December 2007

Premiere recording of this version for the Label Kalidisc - 2008

Robert Janssens

Piano quartet

dedicated to Daniel Rubenstein and his piano quartet 

Artists : Mahler Piano Quartet

Eyal Shiloach, violin 
Daniel Rubenstein, viola
Xue-Wen Gao, cello 

Johan Schmidt, piano

Creation : C-Dur Concert Series (BE), November 30, 2006

Ola Gjeilo

‘Brooklyn’ for piano quintet

written for the Ensemble Mendelssohn 

Artists : Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Elsa de Lacerda, violin

Máté Szűcs, viola

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

Pierre Feraux, piano

Creation : Atelier de la Dolce Vita, Brussels (BE), March 11, 2006

Michel Lysight

‘Runes’ for violin, clarinet & piano

Artists : 

Daniel Rubenstein, violin
Ronald Van Spaendonck, clarinet
André De Groote, piano  

 

Creation : Sablon Concerts Series, Brussels royal conservatory (BE), February 27, 2006

Ulysse Waterlot

De Drei Tertelekh for string sextet

written for string sextet at the request of Daniel Rubenstein 

Artists :  

Daniel Rubenstein, violin
Jerrold Rubenstein, violin
Ron Ephrat, viola
Vladimir Mendelssohn, viola
Miha Haran, cello
Luc Dewez, cello 

Premiered in this version : Astoria Concerts Series, Brussels (BE), September 2005

Michel Lysight

Hexagramme for string sextet

written for Daniel Rubenstein & the Ensemble Mendelssohn

Artists :  Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Elsa de Lacerda, violin

Máté Szűcs, viola

Sarah Charlier, viola

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

Catherine Lebrun, cello

Premiered in this version : Théâtre Mercelis” Series, Brussels (BE), April 2005

David Preiser

Phenix Quartet for string quartet

Artists : Verharen String Quartet

Jenny Spanoghe, violin

Hendrik Ide, violin

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Jan Matthé, cello

Creation : Marenne Cutural Center (BE), November 2004

Aviya Kopelman

Concerto for violin, ud & orchestre ‘Once Upon a Time’

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Sameer Makhul, ud 
Waterloo Soloists - direction : Ulysse Waterlot

Premiered in Israël : Eichal Hatarbut of Or-Aqiva, November 4th, 2004

Rasheed al Bougaily

Ahaat’ for string Quartet

Artists : Verharen String Quartet

Jenny Spanoghe, violin

Hendrik Ide, violin

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Jan Matthé, cello

Creation : Tilburg Music Conservatory (Netherlands), July 2004

Nesreen Abdou

String Quartet N°1

Artists : Verharen String Quartet

Jenny Spanoghe, violin

Hendrik Ide, violin

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Jan Matthé, cello

Creation : Tilburg Music Conservatory (Netherlands), July 2004

Michel Lysight

3 Croquis for String Quintet 

Artists : Ensemble Mendelssohn

Daniel Rubenstein, violin

Elsa de Lacerda, violin

Máté Szűcs, viola

Sarah Charlier, viola

Nicolas Deletaille, cello

Premiered in this version : Festival de Lasne’ (BE), April 2004
Premiere recording in this version for Label Contreclisse - 2004

Oded Zehavi

‘Autumn’ for string trio

Artists : 

Eyal Shiloach, violin 
Daniel Rubenstein, viola
Xue-Wen Gao, cello 

Creation : Château d’Argenteuil (BE), December 2002
First Recording for the TNT Radio Ankara (Turkey) , December 2002
Premiered in Israel : Eynav Concert Hall (Tel-Aviv), December 2002

Frédéric Van Rossum

Graffiti for viola & piano 

Artists :

Daniel Rubenstein, viola
Muhiddin Dürrüoglu, piano 

Premiered of this version : Astoria Concerts, Brussels (BE), December 2002
Premiered in Israel : Eynav Concert Hall (Tel-Aviv), December 2002

Jan Van Landeghem

Verhaeren Kwartet  for string quartet

 

Artists : ‘Verhaeren String Quartet’ 

Jenny Spanoghe, violin

Hendrik Ide, violin

Daniel Rubenstein, viola

Jan Matthé, cello

 

Creation : Sint-Amand (Belgium), November 2002
World Premiere Recording for the Label Pavane Records, 2006

Don Freund

Sonapartita for violin & piano

dedicated to Daniel Rubenstein & Muhiddin Dürrüoglu

Artists : 

Daniel Rubenstein, violin 
Muhiddin Dürrüoglu, piano 

Creation : Château d’Argenteuil, Waterloo (BE), June 2002
World Premiere Recording for the CD Suites & Partitas of Modern Times, Talent Records

Kris Oelbrandt

'Souvenir du Présent’ for String Quartet

Artists : 

Daniel Rubenstein, violin
Elsa de Lacerda, violin
Maté Szücs, viola
Catherine Lebrun , cello 

Premiered in Wallonia : Festival de Lasne (BE), May 2002

Kris Oelbrandt

‘Micrologica 2’ 

Artist : Daniel Rubenstein, violin 

Premiered in this Version : Antwerp Kernstfest (BE), August 2001

Ariel Blumenthal

’Lebanon’ for viola, cello, flûte, clarinet & piano

Artists : 

Daniel Rubenstein, viola 
Alexander Dmitriev, cello
Marc Grauwels, flute
Michel Lethiec, clarinet
Jean-Claude Vanden Eynde, piano 

Premiered in Belgium : Liège Concerts de Midi, September 2001

Matt Van Brink

Duo for 2 violins

Artists :

Mirjam Tschopp violin

Daniel Rubenstein, violin 

Creation : Auer Hall, Bloomington (USA), November 1997

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