Haralabos [Harry] Stafylakis

Composer | Professor | Producer | Guitarist


 

Orchestra & Large Ensemble

Score & parts for all listed compositions are available for rental. See notes on each work's info page or send an inquiry through the Contact page.

 

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

DarkSpell (2023)
for orchestra (3')
2(picc).2.2.2 / 4.2.3.1 / timp + 1perc / hp / strings

Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.
Valse Kinetic (2022)
for orchestra (6')
1.2.1.1 / 2.0.0.0 / 1perc. / strings

Commissioned by the Orchestre Symphonique de Longueuil; Alexandre Da Costa, Artistic Director & Principal Conductor.
Symphony No. 1: Holocene Extinction (2018)
for orchestra (18')
3(picc).3(corA).3(bcl).3(cbsn) / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 1perc / hp / pno+cel / strings

I. Eden
II. Arrival
III. Threnody
IV. Hammerfall

Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Sun Exhaling Light (2017)
for symphony orchestra (11')
3(picc).2(corA).2.3(cbsn) / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 2perc / hp / strings
Commissioned by the Victoria Symphony, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Shadows Radiant (2016)
for symphony orchestra (2')
2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 1perc / strings
Commissioned by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, in collaboration with the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, in celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, with financial assistance from the Government of Canada.
Never the Same River (2016)
for symphony orchestra (11')
2(picc).2(corA).2(bcl).2(cbsn) / 4.2.3.1 / timp + 3perc / hp / strings
Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Arc of Horizon (2015)
for symphony orchestra (18')
2(picc).2.2(bcl).2(cbsn) / 4.2.3.1 / timp + 2perc / pno / strings
Commissioned by the Lake George Music Festival.
Made possible by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA).
Brittle Fracture (2013)
for symphony orchestra (7')
2.2.2.3(cbsn) / 4.2.3.1 / timp + 3perc / hp / pno / strings
American Composers Orchestra – 2014 Underwood New Music Readings (2014 NY Philharmonic Biennial).
Recorded by the Norwegian Radio Orchestra (Kringkastingsorkestret) & Miguel Harth-Bedoya) on Naxos Classical.
The Keats Cycle (2007 / 2010)
for baritone and orchestra (19')
Text by John Keats (1795-1821)

 

SOLOISTS or VOICES with ORCHESTRA

Piano Concerto No. 1: MYTHOS (2023)
for piano & orchestra (25')
2(picc).2(corA).2(bcl).2(cbsn) / 4.2.3.1 / timp+2perc / strings / solo piano

I. Prologue: Creation
II. Sonata: Legend
III. Scherzo: Destruction
IV. Fantasy: Lullaby

Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra and by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (Canada), in partnership with the University of Ottawa.
To wake and find the world still burning (2022)
concerto for 2 guitars & string orchestra (11')
strings (4-4-2-2-1) / 2 classical guitars
Commissioned by the Cowan-Cicchillitti Duo and Thirteen Strings, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Symphony No. 2: Into Oblivion (2019)
A symphonic song cycle for bass-baritone & orchestra (40')
2(2 picc).2(corA).2(bcl).2(cbsn) / 4.2.3.1 / timp.+2perc. / hp / pno(cel) / strings
Text by D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930), The Ship of Death.

PART ONE
  1. Now It Is Autumn
  2. A Smell of Ashes
  3. Daggers, Bodkins, Bullets
  4. Quietus
PART TWO
  1. Already Our Bodies Fallen
  2. Death-Flood Rising
  3. At One with Darkness
  4. She Is Gone
PART THREE
  1. A Horizontal Thread
  2. Renewed with Peace
Commissioned by Philippe Sly and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with partial support from the Canada Council for the Arts.
Weighted (2019)
for Animals As Leaders & orchestra (23')
3(picc).3(corA).3(bcl).3(cbsn) / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 3perc / pno / hp / strings / metal trio (Animals As leaders)

Orchestral suite/concerto of the music of Animals As Leaders:

I. Arithmophobia
II. The Brain Dance
III. Mind-Spun

Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
String Octet Concerto: SINGULARITY (2018)
for string octet & orchestra (26')
2(2 picc).2(corA).2(bcl).2(cbsn) / 4.2.3(2=b.tbn / 3=cb.tbn).0 / timp.+2perc. / hpsd / strings / concertante string octet

String Octet (concertante, one to a part; amplified): standard double string quartet, or the 3D-printed instruments developed by the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra as part of its 3D StringTheory project.

I. Emergence
II. Pattern Recognition
III. Automaton
IV. Simulacrum
V. Uncanny Valley
VI. Deus Ex Machina
VII. Turing Test
VIII. Ghost In the Machine

Commissioned by the Ottawa Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
A Parable for End Times (2018)
for choir & orchestra (15')
3(picc).2.3(bcl).2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 3perc / hp / pno+cel / strings / choir (SATB)
Text by Steven Erikson, from The Devil Delivered

Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
In Flux (2016)
for organ, strings, and percussion (10')
Commissioned by the McGill Chamber Orchestra
Composer-­in­‐residence for McGill Chamber Orchestra's 76th season
The Esther Diaries (2012-13)
for soprano and chamber orchestra (36')
1.0.1.0 / 0.0.0.0 / 1perc. / pno / strings
Libretto by Ellen Frankel
Commissioned by Sharon Azrieli
Ubi Sunt (2008)
for women’s choir, harp, vibraphone, and strings (8')
Commissioned by the Lorelei Ensemble under Beth Willer.

 

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, STRING ORCHESTRA & BIG BAND

Valse Kinetic (2022)
for orchestra (6')
1.2.1.1 / 2.0.0.0 / 1perc. / strings

Commissioned by the Orchestre Symphonique de Longueuil; Alexandre Da Costa, Artistic Director & Principal Conductor.
To wake and find the world still burning (2022)
for 2 guitars & string orchestra (11')
strings (4-4-2-2-1) / 2 classical guitars

Commissioned by the Cowan-Cicchillitti Duo and Thirteen Strings, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Source Code (2019 / 2021)
for big band (11')
4 saxes / 3 trumpets / 4 trombones / violin / e. gtr. / e. bass / pno / drum set
Commissioned by the Hard Rubber Orchestra.
Code Switch (2016)
for big band (8')
Commissioned by The Free Sound Ahn-somble (Tenth Intervention).
Ashes to Light the Sky (2016)
for string orchestra (16')
Commissioned by the McGill Chamber Orchestra
Composer-­in­‐residence for McGill Chamber Orchestra's 76th season
Arc of Horizon (2015)
for chamber orchestra (18')
1.1.*2.1 / 1.1.1.0 / 1perc / pno / strings (min. 11111)
Commissioned by the Lake George Music Festival – composer-in-residence
Made possible by a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA)
Brittle Fracture (2013)
for chamber orchestra (7')
1.1.1.1 / 1.1.1.0 / 1perc. / pno / strings (min. 11111)
Commissioned by The Contemporary Music Ensemble (CUNY)

 

ORCHESTRA FOR EDUCATION/CHILDREN'S CONCERTS

DarkSpell (2023)
for orchestra (3')
2(picc).2.2.2 / 4.2.3.1 / timp + 1perc / hp / strings

Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra.
Silver Threads (2019)
for symphony orchestra (4')
2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 1perc / hp / strings
Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Composed in collaboration with the students of Van Walleghem School, École Victoria Albert, and École Saint Germain in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
ATLAS (2018)
for symphony orchestra (4')
2.2.2.2 / 2.2.3.0 / timp + 2perc / strings
Commissioned by the Greek Youth Symphony Orchestra (ΕΛΣΟΝ).
Something Wicked (2018)
for symphony orchestra (3')
2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 1perc / hp / strings
Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Composed in collaboration with the students of École Rivière Rouge, Dalhousie School, and Calvin Christian School in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Become Legend (2017)
for symphony orchestra (4')
2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 1perc / hp / strings
Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Composed in collaboration with the students of Lord Nelson School, St. George School, and Shamrock School in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Three Métis Songs (2016)
for recorder ensemble, string ensemble, and orchestra (4')
2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 1perc / hp / strings / soprano recorder ensemble / children's violin ensemble
Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.
Based on three traditional Métis songs:
1. Quand le bonhomme revient du bois
2. C'est pas l'affaire des filles
3. A Boat Song
Amazing Grace (2016) [arr.]
for children's choir, 4 solo voices, recorder ensemble, ukulele ensemble, drum line, and orchestra (4')
2.2.2.2 / 4.3.3.1 / timp + 1perc / hp / strings / baritone ukulele ensemble / drum line / soprano recorder ensemble / 4 solo children's voices / children's choir
Commissioned by the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, with the support of the Canada Council for the Arts.

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