The 2013 commission was Tristia II for flute, viola, cello, guitar, harpsichord by Hafliði Hallgrímsson premiered on 7 November 2013 and was conducted by William Sweeney, recipient of the commission himself in 1981 and 1989. Members of the ensemble were Richard Craig (flute), Ian Anderson (viola), Duncan Strachan (cello), Ian Watt (guitar), and Kevin Bowyer (harpsichord). 

The programme for the concert is available as a PDF: McEwen programme 2013.

Tristia II - excerpt 1

Tristia II - excerpt 2

Tristia II - excerpt 3

William Sweeney, Hafliði Hallgrímsson and the Tristia II ensemble following the 2013 performance.

The Tristia II ensemble following the performance with composer Hafliði Hallgrímsson and conductor William Sweeney.