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Cello Concerto Grosso (2010/11)


for Violoncello and Orchestra (2011)
(27:00)

Orchestra:

3 Flutes (2nd also Alto flute, 3rd also Piccolo) ·
3 Oboes (3rd also Cor anglais) ·
3 Clarinets (1st  in Bb and A, 2nd in  Es, 3rd in A and Bass clarinet) ·
3 Basoons (3rd also Double bassoon) -
2 Horns in F ·
2 Trumpets in C ·
2 Trombones (1st Tenor trombone, 2nd Bass trombone) ·
1 Double bass trombone  ·
4 Percussion players (3rd player: timpani and percussion can be performed by a single player)
1 Harp   ·
1 Celesta 
Strings: 8 · 8 · 8 · 8 [Concertino] · 6 [4.-6. five-string basses]

Orchestral seating: the seating of the orchestra is as customary. It is important that the 8 Violoncellos are placed between the Violins II and the Violas. The Violas should be in front of the Double basses.

Commissioned
by Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker, Tonhalle Zürich, Bergen Filharmoniske Orkester, Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra

Premiere:
June 16, 2011 Berlin, Philharmonie  ·
Miklós Perényi, Violoncello ·
Conductor: Peter Eötvös ·
Berliner Philharmoniker

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