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2018/04/02

Work of the week – Fazil Say: Never give up

On 3 April, Fazil Say’s new cello concerto Never Give Up will premiere with the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris, conductor Douglas Boyd and cellist Camille Thomas as soloist at the Théâtre Champs- Elysées in Paris. Continue reading “Work of the week – Fazil Say: Never give up”

2017/09/25

Work of the Week – Valentin Silvestrov: Symphony No 3

The London Philharmonic Orchestra celebrates Valentin Silvestrov’s 80th birthday with the UK premiere of his Symphony No. 3 (“Eschatophony”) at Royal Festival Hall on 27 September with conductor Vladimir Jurowski.

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2017/09/18

Work of the Week – Krzysztof Penderecki: Symphony No. 6

The genre of the symphony includes many strange beasts: “Unfinished” works, others labelled “No. 0”, and even some with alternate or multiple opus numbers. Krzysztof Penderecki’s Symphony No. 6 may well be one such oddity. His Symphonies No. 7 and No. 8 were completed decades ago and have enjoyed multiple performances, however, Symphony No. 6 has only recently been completed.

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