"A confident new musical voice."

The New York Times

"A prodigy in a field well-acquainted with prodigies."

The Chicago Sun-Times

"A confident, fully-grown composing talent."

The Washington Post

"Inspired, well-devised touches throughout. Mr. Rogerson has a gift for transitions, for moving us from moment to moment, section to section, while maintaining the coherence of the work as a whole.”
Anthony Tommasini
  —  The New York Times
“A confident, fully-grown composing talent.”
  —  The Washington Post
“A prodigy in a field well-acquainted with prodigies.”
  —  Chicago Sun-Times

Latest News

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September 14, 2021

Fall 2021 brings two major premieres

Fall 2021 brings two major premieres; "Dream Sequence", a new piano quintet for Anne-Marie McDermott and the Dover Quartet, will be premiered by at Santa Fe Pro Musica in October, and "Sacred Earth" a new song sycle for J'Nai Bridges premieres with the Amarillo Symphony in November.
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May 1, 2020

Amy Dickson Premieres New Work on BBC Radio 3

"Chant," the first movement of Four Simple Songs, commissioned by the Bromsgrove International Musicians' Competition, receives its virtual premiere on BBC Radio on Friday, May 1 at noon EST. Saxophonist Amy Dickson performs.
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April 30, 2020

Allentown Symphony announces Chris Rogerson as Composer-in-Residence

The ASA chose Chris Rogerson after an election committee of composers from their community partners and schools worked closely with Music Director Diane Wittry in the winter of 2019.

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Recent Works

Chamber Works
Arietta, for bass and string quartet

string quartet + contrabass

5 minutes

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Solo Works
Ten Nocturnes

Solo piano

35 minutes

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Orchestral Works
Introduction and Fanfare

2-2-2-2, 4-3-3-1, timp+3, hp, pno/cel, strings

8 minutes

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Soloist + Orchestra
Sacred Earth, for voice and orchestra

mezzo soprano, 2-2-2-2, 4-2-2-1, timp+3, hp, cel, strings

12 minutes

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