Thomas Adès

Polaris - 2010

Voyage For Orchestra

Commissioned by the New World Symphony, America?s Orchestral Academy, for the opening of the New World Centre. Partnered by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Amsterdam; the New York Philharmonic (Alan Gilbert, Music Director); the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon; The Barbican, London; the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the San Francisco Symphony


3(II=picc.III=picc+afl).3.3(III=bcl).2.contraforte(or cbsn with low A) ? 4(or 8).ptpt.3.3.1(contrabass if possible) ? timp ? perc(6): mar/vib/glsp/t.bells/crot/wood chimes/shell chimes/tam-t/BD ? 2 harp ? pno(=cel) ? strings

Programme Notes

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Past Performances

  • January 28 2011
    Lincoln Theatre, Miami Beach, USA
    New World Symphony
  • April 8-9 2011
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, USA
    Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Nicolas Hodges
  • June 17 2011
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland Festival, Netherlands
    Concertgebouw Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • September 29 2011
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • January 5 & 7 2012
    Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, USA
    Alan Gilbert, New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • January 28 2012
    Grande Auditório da Culturgest, LISBON, ,
    Thomas Adès (Piano), Gulbenkian Orchestra
  • February 17 2012
    Barbican Centre, London, London, United Kingdom
    New York Philharmonic
  • August 12 2012
    Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, USA
    Festival Orchestra
  • October 10 & 12 2013
    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Boston Symphony Orchestra

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