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Cello concerto : cello with orchestra

by Brett Dean (2018)

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It is listed in our catalogue because an event featuring a performance of this work was included in our calendar of Australian music. Details of this performance are listed below.

Work Details

Year: 2018

Instrumentation: Piccolo, 2 flutes (2nd doubles piccolo and alto flute), 2 oboes, cor anglais, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, timpani, percussion (4 players: I - susp.cym(sm,med,lg)/bubble wrap/4tom-t/vib/tamb/mark tree; II - bubble wrap/snare/t.bells/marimba/susp.cym(lg); III - snare//tam-t/5wdbl/sandpaper/4susp.cym/sizzle cym; IV - susp.cym/BD/sizzle cym/tuned gongs(C#4,D#4)/hi hat/5tpl), harp, Hammond B3 organ with a Leslie 122 cabinet loudspeaker, piano, strings (

Duration: 25 min.

Difficulty: Advanced

Written for: Alban Gerhardt

Commission note: Commissioned by Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Minnesota Symphony Orchestra, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.. with the generous support of Geoff Ainsworth AM and Johanna Featherstone

First performance: by Alban Gerhardt, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, David Robertson at SSO: Brahms and Dean (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall) on 22 Aug 2018

Performances of this work

25 Aug 2018: at SSO: Brahms and Dean (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring David Robertson, Alban Gerhardt, Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

24 Aug 2018: at SSO: Brahms and Dean (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Alban Gerhardt, David Robertson.

22 Aug 2018: at SSO: Brahms and Dean (Sydney Opera House, Concert Hall). Featuring Alban Gerhardt, David Robertson, Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

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