Krzysztof Penderecki (1933-2020)

Concerto (1982)

for cello and orchestra n° 2

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1982
    • Duration : 35 mn
    • Publisher : Schott, nº ED 7566
    • Dedication : Mstislaw Rostropovitch et le Berliner Philharmonischen Orchester
Detailed formation
  • soloist : 1 cello
  • 1 piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 1 bass clarinet, 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, 1 tuba, 1 timpani, 5 percussionists, 1 celesta, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 11 January 1983
    Location :

    Berlin


    Performers :

    Mstislaw Rostropovitch : violoncelle, Berliner Philharmonisches Orchester, direction : Krzysztof Penderecki.

Table of contents

Andante con moto · Vivo · Allegro assai · Presto · Lento · Allegro assai · Var. I-VII · Finale (Vivo)