Thomas Adès

Three Studies from Couperin - 2006

Chamber Orchestra

Commissioned by Basel Chamber Orchestra, kindly supported by the Ernst-Siemens-Musikstiftung and the Paul Sacher - Foundation

Instrumentation

2 (I=afl, II=bass fl).0.1.1 - 2.1.0.0 - perc (1): Bass mar/2 small metal bars (enclûmes/anvils)/BD/5 rototoms/3 timp(large-small)- 2 string orchestras (c 44332 each)

Upcoming Performances

  • February 27 2015
    Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, USA
    The Florida Orchestra, Joshua Weilerstein
  • February 27 2015
    Straz Center for the Performing Arts, Tampa, USA
    The Florida Orchestra, Joshua Weilerstein
  • February 28 2015
    Mahaffey Theater, St Petersburg, USA
    The Florida Orchestra, Joshua Weilerstein
  • February 28 2015
    Mahaffey Theater, St Petersburg, USA
    The Florida Orchestra, Joshua Weilerstein
  • March 1 2015
    Ruth Eckerd Hall, Richard B. Baumgardner Center, Clearwater, USA
    The Florida Orchestra, Joshua Weilerstein
  • March 1 2015
    Ruth Eckerd Hall, Richard B. Baumgardner Center, Clearwater, USA
    The Florida Orchestra, Joshua Weilerstein
  • April 23 2015
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • April 23 2015
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • April 23 2015
    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (Conductor)
  • April 24 2015
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • April 24 2015
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • April 24 2015
    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (Conductor)
  • April 25 2015
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • April 25 2015
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • April 25 2015
    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (Conductor)
  • April 28 2015
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • April 28 2015
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • April 28 2015
    Boston Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra, Bernard Haitink (Conductor)
  • May 8 2015
    Ulster Hall, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Ulster Orchestra
  • May 8 2015
    Ulster Hall, Belfast, United Kingdom
    Ulster Orchestra
  • May 14 2015
    Jacoby Symphony Hall, Jacksonville, USA
    Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Courtney Lewis
  • May 14 2015
    Jacoby Symphony Hall, Jacksonville, USA
    Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Courtney Lewis
  • May 15 2015
    Jacoby Symphony Hall, Jacksonville, USA
    Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Courtney Lewis
  • May 15 2015
    Jacoby Symphony Hall, Jacksonville, USA
    Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, Courtney Lewis

Past Performances

  • April 21 2006
    Martinskirche, Basel, Switzerland
    Kammerorchester Basel
  • April 22 2007
    'Traced Overhead', Barbican Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Anthony Marwood, Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • June 21 & 23 2007
    Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk, United Kingdom
    Northern Sinfonia
  • June 26 2007
    Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk, United Kingdom
    Northern Sinfonia
  • September 10 2007
    tbc, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
    Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra
  • February 3 2008
    Carnegie Hall, New York, USA
    Orchestra of St. Luke's, Xian Zhang
  • May 21 2008
    Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, USA
  • January 16 2009
    Theatre Roger-Barat, Herblay, France
    Jean-Luc Tingaud, Orchestre OstinatO
  • January 17 2009
    Auditorium Coeur de Ville, Vincennes, France
    Jean-Luc Tingaud, Orchestre OstinatO
  • February 12 2009
    Konserthuset, Gävle, Sweden
    Gävle Symphonieorkester, Mats Rondin
  • February 12 2009
    Konserthuset, Gävle, Sweden
    Gävle Symphonieorkester, Mats Rondin
  • January 15 2010
    L'Hermine, Sarzeau, France
    Arie van Beek, Orchestre de Bretagne
  • February 19-21 2010
    Uihlein Hall, Marcus Center for the Performing Arts, Milwaukee, USA
    Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas McGegan
  • April 2-3 2010
    Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, St Paul, USA
    Saint Paul CO, Donata Cabrera
  • October 12 2010
    Australian National Academy of Music, Melbourne, Australia
    Australian National Academy of Music
  • October 15 2010
    Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, ch. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 16 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 16 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 18 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 18 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 22 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 22 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 28 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 28 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 30 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • October 30 2010
    Royal Opera House, London, United Kingdom
    cond. Barry Wordsworth, The Royal Ballet, chor. Kim Brandstrup
  • November 12 2010
    Sanders Theatre, Cambridge, USA
    Discovery Ensemble, Courtney Lewis
  • March 15 2011
    Théâtre et Auditorium de Poitiers, Poitiers, France
    Arie van Beek, Orchestre Poitou-Charentes
  • March 15 2011
    Théâtre et Auditorium de Poitiers, Poitiers, France
    Arie van Beek, Orchestre Poitou-Charentes
  • June 8 2011
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • June 8 2011
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Chamber Orchestra of Europe
  • December 10 2011
    Alex Theatre, Los Angeles, USA
    Jeffrey Kahane, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra
  • January 19 2012
    Gulbenkian Grand Auditorium, Lisbon, Portugal
    Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Leila Josefowicz
  • February 11 2012
    Opera de Dijon, Dijon, France
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Pekka Kuusisto (Violin), Britten Sinfonia
  • February 20 2012
    West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Pekka Kuusisto (Violin), Britten Sinfonia
  • February 22 2012
    Alice Tully Hall, New York, USA
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Pekka Kuusisto (Violin), Britten Sinfonia
  • February 25 2012
    Theatre Royal, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Pekka Kuusisto (Violin), Britten Sinfonia
  • February 27 2012
    Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Pekka Kuusisto (Violin), Britten Sinfonia
  • February 28 2012
    National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
    Thomas Adès (Conductor), Pekka Kuusisto (Violin), Britten Sinfonia
  • March 1 & 3 2012
    Alys Stephens Center, Birmingham, USA
    Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Justin Brown
  • March 4 2012
    Cadogan Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Mark Simpson, QK Orchestra
  • May 10 2012
    NorrlandsOperan, Umeå, Sweden
    Anthony Marwood (Violin), Rumon Gamba, Symphony Orchestra of NorrlandsOpera
  • September 7 2012
    Martin Theatre, Highland Park, USA
    The Knights, Eric Jacobsen
  • September 7 2012
    Martin Theatre, Highland Park, USA
    The Knights, Eric Jacobsen
  • November 9 2012
    Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham, USA
    Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Justin Brown
  • November 9 2012
    Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham, USA
    Alabama Symphony Orchestra, Justin Brown
  • March 9 2013
    Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
    Lucien Werner, Harvard Bach Society Orchestra
  • March 9 2013
    Paine Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
    Lucien Werner, Harvard Bach Society Orchestra
  • March 11 2013
    Roundhouse, London, United Kingdom
    BBC Concert Orchestra, Charles Hazlewood
  • March 11 2013
    Roundhouse, London, United Kingdom
    BBC Concert Orchestra, Charles Hazlewood
  • April 5 2013
    Högskolan för Scen och Musik, Göteborgs Universitet, Göteborg, Sweden
    Andrew Manze, Gothenburg University Symphony Orchestra
  • April 5 2013
    Högskolan för Scen och Musik, Göteborgs Universitet, Göteborg, Sweden
    Andrew Manze, Gothenburg University Symphony Orchestra
  • April 6 2013
    Konserthuset, Vara, Sweden
    Andrew Manze, Gothenburg University Symphony Orchestra
  • April 6 2013
    Konserthuset, Vara, Sweden
    Andrew Manze, Gothenburg University Symphony Orchestra
  • April 11 2013
    NRK Store Studio, Oslo, Norway
    Andrew Manze, Norwegian Radio Orchestra
  • April 11 2013
    NRK Store Studio, Oslo, Norway
    Andrew Manze, Norwegian Radio Orchestra
  • May 3 2013
    Maison de la Culture d'Amiens, Scène nationale, Amiens, France
    Orchestre de Picardie
  • May 3 2013
    Maison de la Culture d'Amiens, Scène nationale, Amiens, France
    Orchestre de Picardie
  • May 4 2013
    La Faïencerie-Théâtre, Creil, France
    Orchestre de Picardie
  • May 4 2013
    La Faïencerie-Théâtre, Creil, France
    Orchestre de Picardie
  • May 30 2013
    Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
    Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Garry Walker
  • May 30 2013
    Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
    Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra, Garry Walker
  • October 3 2013
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Pablo Heras-Casado, San Francisco Symphony, Members of the San Francisco Symphony, John Barry (baritone)
  • October 3 2013
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Pablo Heras-Casado, San Francisco Symphony, Members of the San Francisco Symphony, John Barry (baritone)
  • October 4 2013
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Pablo Heras-Casado, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • October 4 2013
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Pablo Heras-Casado, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • October 5 2013
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Pablo Heras-Casado, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • October 5 2013
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Pablo Heras-Casado, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • October 6 2013
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Pablo Heras-Casado, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • October 6 2013
    Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco, USA
    Pablo Heras-Casado, San Francisco Symphony, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
  • January 17 2014
    Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, USA
    Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, Jan Lisiecki
  • January 17 2014
    Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, USA
    Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, Jan Lisiecki
  • January 18 2014
    Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, USA
    Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, Jan Lisiecki
  • January 18 2014
    Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, USA
    Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, Jan Lisiecki
  • January 19 2014
    Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, USA
    Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, Jan Lisiecki
  • January 19 2014
    Boettcher Concert Hall, Denver, USA
    Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Jeffrey Kahane, Jan Lisiecki
  • March 26 2014
    Ohio Theatre, Columbus, USA
    Rossen Milanov, Columbus Symphony Orchestra
  • March 26 2014
    Ohio Theatre, Columbus, USA
    Rossen Milanov, Columbus Symphony Orchestra
  • April 3 2014
    Conservatorio Statale di Musica 'C. Pollini', Padua, Italy
    Nicholas Collon, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto
  • April 3 2014
    Conservatorio Statale di Musica 'C. Pollini', Padua, Italy
    Nicholas Collon, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto
  • June 20 2014
    St George's Church, Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom
    Aldwych Sinfonia
  • June 20 2014
    St George's Church, Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom
    Aldwych Sinfonia
  • June 27 2014
    St George's Church, Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom
    Aldwych Sinfonia
  • June 27 2014
    St George's Church, Bloomsbury, London, United Kingdom
    Aldwych Sinfonia
  • July 25 2014
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • July 25 2014
    Symphony Hall, Boston, USA
    Bernard Haitink, Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • November 13 2014
    Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, USA
    Rossen Milanov, Pacific Symphony Orchestra
  • November 13 2014
    Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, USA
    Rossen Milanov, Pacific Symphony Orchestra
  • November 14 2014
    Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, USA
    Rossen Milanov, Pacific Symphony Orchestra
  • November 14 2014
    Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, USA
    Rossen Milanov, Pacific Symphony Orchestra
  • November 15 2014
    Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, USA
    Rossen Milanov, Pacific Symphony Orchestra
  • November 15 2014
    Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa, USA
    Rossen Milanov, Pacific Symphony Orchestra
  • December 4 2014
    De Geerhallen, Louis de Geer Konsert & Kongress, Norrkoping, Sweden
    Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Örebro
  • December 4 2014
    De Geerhallen, Louis de Geer Konsert & Kongress, Norrkoping, Sweden
    Norrköping Symphony Orchestra, Michael Francis, Swedish Chamber Orchestra, Örebro

© Thomas Adès 2014