Thomas Adès (1971)

Polaris (2010)

voyage, for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2010
    • Duration : 14 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music, Londres
    • Commission: New World Symphony et America’s Orchestral Academy, pour l'ouverture du New World Symphony concert hall.
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos, 1 alto flute), 3 oboes, 3 A clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 2 bassoons (also contrabassoon), contrabassoon [contraforte ou contrebasson avec la grave] , 4 horns [plus 4 ad lib.] , 4 trumpets [plus 2 ad lib.] (also 1 piccolo trumpet), 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 6 percussionists, 2 harp, piano (also celesta), organ [ad lib.] , strings

Creation information

  • Date : 26 January 2011
    Location :

    États-Unis, Floride, Miami, New World Centre, Frank Gehry Hall


    Performers :

    le New World Symphony, direction : Michael Tilson Thomas.