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Piano Concerto (2002)
For piano solo and chamber orchestra

Duration: 23'
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Commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Jacobs Commission) for the Festival of Contemporary Music in Tanglewood and with financial support of the Fund for the Creation of Music

Dedicated to George Benjamin and written for Ralph van Raat

World premiere performance was on the 10th of August 2001 at the Festival of Contemporary Music
in Tanglewood by Ralph van Raat, FCM Ensemble conducted by Ludovic Morlot

The premiere of the complete five movement version was on 6 December 2002 in the Sendesaal of the Hessischer Rundfunk in Frankfurt in Germany. Ralph van Raat performed the Piano solo part. Lucas Vis conducted the Radio Symphony Orchestra of the Hessischer Rundfunk

Dutch premiere on the 23rd of November 2003 at Vredenburg in Utrecht
by Paulline Post and the Schönberg Ensemble conducted by Reinbert de Leeuw
during a Festival around Pierre Audi

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PERFORMANCES

10 November 2012
November Music Verkade Hal
Piano solo: Paulie Post, Asko|Schönberg Ensemble conducted by Clark Rundell

13 September 2007
Cadogan Hall London
United Kingdom Dutch Cornucopia - A Festival of Dutch Music in London
London Festival Orchestra, cond: Ross Pople, piano solo: Ralph van Raat

9 February 2007
Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ, Amsterdam
Schönberg Ensemble, Reinbert de Leeuw with Pauline Post, piano solo

8 February 2007
Musis Sacrum, Arnhem
Schönberg Ensemble, Reinbert de Leeuw with Pauline Post, piano solo

10 December 2004
Vredenburg Utrecht, De Nederlandse Muziekdagen
Radiokamerorkest, cond: Peter Eötvös, piano: Ralph van Raat

29 October 2004
Rome, Italy, Auditorium of the Goethe Institute
Ensemble Algo Ritmo, cond: Marco Angius, piano Ralph van Raat

23 November 2003
Vredenburg Utrecht, De avond van Pierre Audi
Schönberg Ensemble cond: Reinbert de Leeuw, piano: Pauline Post

6 December 2002
Sendesaal, Hessischer Rundfunk Frankfurt
Germany
Radio Symphony Orchestra of the Hessischer Rundfunk
cond: Lucas Vis, piano solo: Ralph van Raat

10 Augustus 2001
Tanglewood, The Shed
USA, Festival of Contemporary Music
FCM Ensemble, cond: Ludovic Morlot, piano solo: Ralph van Raat



 

 


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