Siraseth Pantura-umporn

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Siraseth Pantura-umporn is Bangkok based composer whose compositions integrate eastern philosophy and tradition through western techniques and medium. Long tone chant, Buddhist meditation and decorated sounds are the foundation of his fertile creativities. Thai classical music as his heritage from homeland is also significant root of musical spiritual where he based most of the compositions on.

His works have been programmed by international groups including New Japan Philharmonic, Tokyo Philharmonic, Internazionale d’Italia, Bangkok Symphony, Luxembourg Sinfonietta, Ensemble Kochi, Ensemble Multilatérale, Pan-Pacific Ensemble, Amigo Saxophone Quartet, Ensemble TIMF and Soloists including Peter Veale, Teodoro Anzellotti, Satoko Inoue, Takeo Tchinai, Yoichi Sugiyama, at several venues and festivals including ISCM, ACL , Ryogoku Art Festival, Suntory Hall, Tokyo Operacity, Villa Musica Rheinland-Pflaz, Herrenhaus Edenkoben, MATA Festival, Huddersfield. Beside studied with 2 leading Thai composers Narongrit Dhamabutra and Weerachat Premananda he has further lessons with Peter Eötvös and Aaron Cassidy

He has received several award in composition including 23rd Irino Prize, 2014 Takemitsu award, Asia Pacific composition competition, Thailand international saxophone composition competition, 3 consecutive years of Young Thai Artists awards. In 2016, He was a composer in resident in Herrenhaus Edenkoben, Germany for 5 months and in 2017-2018, He was a visiting researcher in Huddersfield University,UK. For 4 1/2 months.

Ordered by year. Most recent works appears first

Symphony Orchestra


Fertile for orchestra of 86 musicians (2018)

Instrument and Electronics


Shade/Shadow for Saxophone double quartet (2018)
Drone for woodwind quintet and piano (2014)

Chamber Group ( 2 - 4 instruments )


Matter:Antimatter for 5 musicians (2018)
Outside In for string quartet (2016)
Abstract Particles I for 2 piano (2015)
Pulse II for saxophone quartet (2014)

Mixed Ensemble


Ripples for 7 musicians (2017)

Solo Instrument


Breath for accordion solo (2017)
Cosmic Chimes for piano solo (2016)
Farbentraum for tenor saxophone (2006)

String Quartet


Outside In for string quartet (2016)

Instrumental Music


Matter:Antimatter for 5 musicians (2018)
Breath for accordion solo (2017)
Cosmic Chimes for piano solo (2016)
Bells for piano solo (2015)
Abstract Particles I for 2 piano (2015)
Waves for orchestra (2014)
Pulse II for saxophone quartet (2014)
Untitled 5-2550 for symphonic band (2014)
Farbentraum for tenor saxophone (2006)
Chromosphere (poem of the sun) for orchestra of 65 musicians (2002)

Saxophone Quartet


Pulse II for saxophone quartet (2014)

Large Ensemble (20 - 35 instruments)


Untitled 5-2550 for symphonic band (2014)

Orchestral Music


Fertile for orchestra of 86 musicians (2018)
Waves for orchestra (2014)
Chromosphere (poem of the sun) for orchestra of 65 musicians (2002)
Abstract Particles I for 2 piano (2015)
Bells for piano solo (2015)
Breath for accordion solo (2017)
Chromosphere (poem of the sun) for orchestra of 65 musicians (2002)
Cosmic Chimes for piano solo (2016)
Drone for woodwind quintet and piano (2014)
Farbentraum for tenor saxophone (2006)
Fertile for orchestra of 86 musicians (2018)
Matter:Antimatter for 5 musicians (2018)
Outside In for string quartet (2016)
Pulse II for saxophone quartet (2014)
Ripples for 7 musicians (2017)
Shade/Shadow for Saxophone double quartet (2018)
Untitled 5-2550 for symphonic band (2014)
Waves for orchestra (2014)