Thomas Ad├Ęs

America - 1999

Mezzo-soprano and Large Orchestra With Optional Large Chorus

Commissioned by the New York Philharmonic with generous support from the Francis Goelet Fund.

Instrumentation

4(III+IV=picc).4.2.bcl.cbcl.4(IV=cbsn) - 4.3(I=ptpt).2 trbn.btrbn.1 - timp - perc(4): 4 rototom/2 sets temple bells/SD/2 TD/6 sizes of field drum or tom-t/BD/tam-t with rubber ball/rattle - pno - harp - solo soprano - large SATB chorus - strings (16.16(or 14).12.10.8 players)

Programme Notes

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Recordings

Past Performances

  • November 11 1999
    Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
    Beth Clayton, Kurt Masur, New York PO
  • June 13 2000
    Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk, United Kingdom
    Janice Watson, LPO
  • September 16 2000
    Royal Festival Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Janice Watson, Kurt Masur, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir
  • March 27-28 2002
    Symphony Hall, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    CBS Chorus, CBSO, Susan Bickley
  • August 29 2002
    BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom
    BBC Symphony Orchestra, Crouch End Festival Chorus
  • September 3 2002
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    BBC Symphony Orchestra, Crouch End Festival Chorus
  • April 24 2004
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Groot Omroepkoor, Lawrence Renes, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest Holland, Susan Bickley
  • April 25 2004
    De Doelen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Groot Omroepkoor, Lawrence Renes, Radio Filharmonisch Orkest Holland, Susan Bickley
  • August 12 2006
    Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Santa Cruz, USA
    Festival Orchestra, Marin Alsop
  • March 1-5 2007
    Presences Festival, Paris, France
    Berlin PO, Bertrand Chamayou, Diotima Quartet, Faycal Karoui, Jean Deroyer, Laurent Petitgirard, Orchestre Colonne, Orchestre de Pau, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Quatuor Diotima, Sir Simon Rattle
  • April 13 2007
    'Traced Overhead', Barbican Hall, London + BBC Radio, United Kingdom
    BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • April 16 2007
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    BBC Symphony Orchestra, Joseph Kalichstein, Susan Narucki
  • April 21 2007
    Konzerthaus, Berlin, Germany
    Christiane Iven, John Axelrod, Rundfunk-Orchester-Chöre Berlin
  • November 13 2008
    Gothenburg Concert Hall, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Götenborgs Symfoniker, Götenborgs Symfoniker Kor, Xian Zhang
  • November 14 2008
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, USA
    Kelley O'Connor, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
  • November 15 2008
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, USA
    Kelley O'Connor, Los Angeles Master Chorale, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

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