Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020)

Concerto (1983)

for viola (or cello or clarinet) and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1983
    • Duration : 22 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, nº ED 7573
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 viola [ou violoncelle ou clarinette]
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 timpani, 3 percussionists [ou 4] , 1 celesta, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 21 July 1983
    Location :

    Vénézuela, Caracas


    Performers :

    José Vazquez : alto, Maracaibo Symphony, direction : Eduardo Rahn.

    • 15 décembre 1989, version pour violoncelle : Wuppertal, Boris Pergamenschikow, violoncelle, Sinfonieorchester Wuppertal, direction : Peter Gülke.
    • 9 juillet 1995, version pour clarinette : Boulder, Colorado Music Festival, Orit Orbach : clarinette, Colorado Music Festival Orchestra, clarinette : Giora Bernstein.

Table of contents

Lento · Vivace · Tempo I (Lento) · Vivo · Lento (Tempo I)