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The Phoenix : violin caprice

by Chloe Charody (2012)



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The phoenix : violin caprice / Chloe Charody.

Library shelf no. 787.2/CHA 4 [Available for loan]

Work Overview

'The Phoenix' follows the tale of the famous mythological Firebird whom every 1000 years ignites itself, fiercely burning itself and it's nest. From the ashes arises a new Phoenix, a symbol of strength, power and immortality.

Work Details

Year: 2012

Instrumentation: Violin.

Duration: 5 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Written for: Sonja Schebeck

First performance: by Sonja Schebeck — 14 May 12. The Musikverein, Vienna, Austria

This work is Movt II  (Caprice) from 'Concerto for violin, fire and orchestra'

The composer notes the following influences on this work:
Prokofiev, Stravinsky, Ravel, Shostakovich

Performances of this work

24 Jun 16: Performed as a ballet for solo dancer and violinist, Dutch National Ballet, Muziektheatre, Amsterdam. Featuring Sonja Schebeck, Joey Masserelli, Remi Wortmeyer.

14 May 12: The Musikverein, Vienna, Austria. Featuring Sonja Schebeck.

1 Mar 11: part of The Carnival's season, London's West End

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