desIntermezzo for orchestra, excerpt from the opera Vastation by the Symphony Nova Scotia on January 10. >>>

Melancholy’s Attributes for double chorus with optional horn, commissioned by Audi for the Audi Jugenchorakademie was premiered on July 16th. >>>

Samy received a commission to compose his Symphony No.1. The 40 minute composition will be premiered by the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Kent Nagano and staged by Moment Factory, a multimedia studio in May 2017 to celebrate Montreal’s 375th anniversary. >>>

Crimson for large orchestra, a Roche Young Commission awarded by Pierre Boulez, was premiered at the Lucerne Festival on August 23. >>> // A video excerpt is available here. >>>