Oliver Knussen (1952-2018)

Cleveland Pictures (2003 -2009)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2003 - 2009
    • Duration : 16 mn
    • Publisher : Faber Music
    • Commission: The Cleveland Orchestra, Franz Welser-Möst (music director)
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes (also piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 4 clarinets (also Eb clarinet, bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists [ou 5] , 2 harp, piano, celesta, 8 violins [minimum] , 7 second violins [minimum] , 6 violas [minimum] , 5 cellos [minimum] , 4 double basses [minimum]

Premiere information

  • Date : 24 June 2022
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Snape, Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings, Concert Hall


    Performers :

    BBC Symphony Orchestra ; Ryan Wigglesworth, direction