Thomas Adès (1971)

Luxury Suite from Powder Her Face, suite n° 2 (1995 -2017)

pour grand orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1995 - 2017
    • Duration : 28 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Commission: Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Carnegie Hall et St. Louis Symphony
Detailed formation
  • 3 flûtes (aussi flûte piccolo), 3 hautbois, 3 clarinettes (aussi 3 clarinettes basses), saxophone soprano, saxophone alto (aussi saxophone ténor), 3 bassons (aussi contra forte), 4 cors, 3 trompettes, 3 trombones, tuba, piano, timbales, 3 percussionnistes, harpe, cordes

Creation information

  • Date : 31 May 2017
    Location :

    Allemagne, Berlin, Philharmonie


    Performers :

    Berliner Philharmoniker ; Sir Simon Rattle, direction.

Titres des parties

1. Overture
2. Scene with Song
3. Wedding March
4. Waltz 5. Ode
6. Paperchase
7. Hotel Manager’s Aria “It is too late”
8. Finale