Wolfgang Rihm (1952)

Versuchung (2008 -2009)

Hommage à Max Beckmann, for cello and ensemble

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2008 - 2009
    • Duration : 25 mn
    • Publisher : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Festival Musica, Strasbourg, Casa da Música, Portugal, Festival Ars Musica, Bruxelles et Feldkirch Festival, Autriche
Detailed formation
  • soloist : cello
  • flute, oboe, English horn, A clarinet (also bass clarinet), contrabassoon, horn, trumpet [en ut] , trombone, tuba, percussionist, harp, piano, 2 violins, 3 violas, 3 cellos, 2 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 1 October 2009
    Location :

    France, Strasbourg, Philharmonie, Cité de la musique et de la danse, Festival Musica


    Performers :

    Sonia Wieder-Atherton : violoncelle, Orchestre Les Siecles, direction : François-Xavier Roth.