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

Instrumentation

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

Thomas Ad

Recordings

Upcoming Performances

  • November 21 2018
    Philharmonie, Paris, France
    Orchestre de Paris, Pierre Bleuse
  • January 26 2019
    The Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, Palace of Arts, Budapest, Hungary
    Concerto Budapest, Arvid Engegård

Past Performances

  • January 26 2011
    New World Center, Miami Beach, USA
    Michael Tilson Thomas, New World Symphony
  • 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 27 2012
    Grande Auditório, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
    Gulbenkian 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 9-10 2012
    Hamer Hall, Arts Centre Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Markus Stenz, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
  • August 12 2012
    Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, USA
    Festival Orchestra
  • December 6-7 2012
    Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
    Gulbenkian Orchestra, Krzsystof Urbanski
  • February 8 2013
    Auditorium della RAI 'Arturo Toscanini', Turin, Italy
    Daniel Kawka, Orchestra Sinfonica RAI
  • May 1-2 2013
    Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
    Sydney Symphony Orchestra
  • October 10 2013
    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • October 11 2013
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • October 12 2013
    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • August 9 2014
    Granada Theatre, Music Academy of the West, Santa Barbara, USA
    Music Academy of the West
  • October 16 2014
    Koerner Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto, Canada
    Alex Pauk, Esprit Orchestra
  • October 30-31, November 1 2014
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, United Kingdom
    Britten Sinfonia, Claire Booth, Thomas Gould
  • June 30 2015
    Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London, United Kingdom
    Orion Orchestra, Toby Purser
  • November 20-21 2015
    Lincoln Center, New York City, USA
    Calder Quartet, Orchestra of St Luke's, Thomas Gould
  • November 22 2015
    Lincoln Center, New York City, USA
    Anna Dennis, Calder Quartet, Orchestra of St Luke's, Thomas Gould
  • January 22 2016
    Grosser Sendesaal des Hessischen Rundfunks, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Lawrence Power
  • January 23 2016
    Stadttheater, Giessen, Germany
    Lawrence Power
  • March 9 2016
    Barbican Hall, Barbican Centre, London, United Kingdom
    London Symphony Orchestra, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Samuel Dale Johnson
  • April 16-17 2016
    Kosmos, Berlin, Germany
    Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Gijs Leenaars
  • June 9-10 2016
    Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore, USA
    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop
  • June 11 2016
    The Music Center at Strathmore, North Bethesda, USA
    Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop
  • August 13 2016
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Berlin Philharmonic, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Hebrides Ensemble, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Steven Isserlis, The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
  • January 26 2017
    Harpa, Reykjavík, Iceland
    Iceland Symphony Orchestra (Sinfóníuhljómsveit Íslands), Daniel Bjarnasson
  • May 5 2017
    Koningin Elisabethzaal, Antwerp, Belgium
    James MacMillan, Royal Flemish Philharmonic
  • May 18 2017
    Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Centre, New York City, USA
    Juilliard School
  • July 6 2017
    Claudelands Arena, Hamilton, New Zealand
    James MacMillan, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • July 7 2017
    Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
    James MacMillan, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • July 7 2017
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    London Symphony Orchestra
  • July 8 2017
    Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington, New Zealand
    James MacMillan, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • July 24 2017
    Seiji Ozawa Hall, Lenox, USA
    Tanglewood Music Center Orchestra, Tanglewood Music Center players
  • August 3 2017
    Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, United Kingdom
    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
  • August 4 2017
    Symphony Hall, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
  • August 5 2017
    Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom
    National Youth Orchestra
  • August 5, 7 & 9 2017
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Endellion String Quartet, National Youth Orchestra
  • August 27 2017
    Cour du Château Louis XI, La Côte-Saint-André, France
    Gerry Cornelius, National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain
  • March 7 2018
    Symphony Hall, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • November 7-8 2018
    Philharmonie, Paris, France
    Orchestre de Paris

© Thomas Adès 2014