Listed is an archive of upcoming and past performances of my most recent works!



Trio Catch premiers “Memory Fragments II: trying to sing”

  • January  21st, 2017
  • Fanny Mendelssohn Saal HfMT Hamburg
  • cost/kost: free/umsonst
  • Hebebrandstraße 23, DE 22297 Hamburg



New commission and performance by the Hamburg Sinfoniker

  • June  22nd, 2017 [Konzert: 19:30, Gespräch 19:00]
  • Miralles Saal, Hamburg
  • cost/kost: 2-6 Euro
  • Mittelweg 42, 20148 Hamburg


Past Performances

James at the Festival à Pélican

PARTITA(trope) @ the NoiseGate Festival

  • Concert IV
  • September 25th, 7:30PM
  • NYU Steinhardt
  • 35 West 4th St. 303 Recital Hall

James McFadden-Talbot performs PARTITA(trope) for solo violin

James McFadden-Talbot performs PARTITA(trope) for solo violin

  • June 23rd, 2016 [20:00]
  • cost/kost: umsonst/free admission
  • Laeiszhalle, Hamburg Germany.
  • Johannes-Brahms-Platz, 20355 Hamburg, Germany

James McFadden-Talbot Premiers PARTITA(trope) for solo violin + other premiers by the Silta Ensemble

  • June 21st, 2016
  • Finnische seemannskirche, Hamburg
  • Ditmar-Koel-Straße 6, DE-20459 Hamburg

Hamburg HfMTDirigiren-klassenkonzert (Memory Fragments I, Alternate Version)

  • June 26, 2016
  • various works by HfMT composers and conductors
  • Mendelssohn saal  (TBA)
  • Harvestehuder Weg 12, 20148 Hamburg, Germany

The Varied Trio premiers, “Memory Fragments(Wir sind noch nich zu Spät)” at the Villa Aurora for the Feuchwanger Institute’s 20th anniversary celebration.

  • January 16, 2016 [20:00]
  • Villa Aurora, Pacific Palisades, California.
  • Buy tickets here:
  • info/Villa Aurora History


Shanghai Symphony Hall (source:


“The Empty City Stratagem” at the 2015 Shanghai Symposium for new Compositions of Music.

  • December 3rd 2015 [19:00]
  • Shanghai Philharmonic Orchestra at the Shanghai Symphony Hall, Shanghai, China.
  • Masterclasses and lectures given at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music

“Die Badende” at the HEARnow Festival of Contemporary Music

  • May 1: Pasadena Neighborhood Church
  • May 2 and 3: First Lutheran Church of Venice



Tristan Xavier Köster BM Senior Recital,

  • Selected works for solo, chamber, and chamber orchestra
  • Alfred E. Newman Recital Hall. 4:00 PM November 15th, 2014

“die Badende”

  • Ernst L. Kirchner Symposium. Estate of Mark Dutcher and David Ross. April, 13th, 2014

“when all is ruin once again”

  • performed by Brendan White, solo piano.
  • Alfred E. Newman Recital Hall, USC. March 9th, 2014


“Pentimenti: Nervous Transparency”

  • Soundscape Music Festival, Auditorium Comunale di Maccagno, Italy. July 16th, 2013

“Five Narratives for Guitar Duet”

  • USC Composition Department Showcase: LeChic guitar duet, Alfred E. Newman Hall, USC. March 10th, 2013
  • LA City College Spring Concert Series: LeChic guitar duet, LA City College “DaVinci” Auditorium. March 12th, 2013


“Trio” for two guitars and viola.

  • USC freshman composers’ recital: Ramo Recital Hall.


  • USC freshman composers’ recital: Ramo Hall, USC. (Informal)

“thoughts drifting into air”

  • USC freshman composers’ recital: Ramo Hall.


“RESTRAINT/motion” suite for solo clarinet.

  • Thornton Freshman Student Composition recital. March, 2011

“For Sevan” for solo cello.

  •  Sevan and Lucy Pogosyan graduating students cello/piano recital: Trinity Lutheran Church, Manhattan Beach California. June 2010

“School Notes in the Dorian Mode” for string orchestra.

  • Mira Costa High School pops concert: Mira Costa High School Auditorium, Manhattan Beach CA. May 26th 2010