Sir Harrison Birtwistle (1934-2022)

Three Brendel Settings (2000)

for baritone and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2000
      Revision dates : 2003 - 2004
    • Duration : 12 mn
    • Publisher : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Libretto (details, author) :

      poésie d'Alfred Brendel

Detailed formation
  • soloist : solo baritone
  • 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, tuba, percussionist, harp, strings

Premiere information

  • Date : 30 June 2001
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Royal Festival Hall


    Performers :

    David Wilson-Johnson : baryton, Philharmonia Orchestra, direction : Christoph von Dohnanyi.

  • Date : 17 August 2004
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Royal Albert Hall


    Performers :

    William Dazeley : baryton, Philharmonia Orchestra, direction : Christoph von Dohnanyi.