Sir Peter Maxwell Davies (1934-2016)

Antarctic Symphony (Symphony No. 8) (2000)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2000
    • Duration : 40 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Opus : 215
    • Commission: Philharmonia Orchestra et British Antarctic Survey
Detailed formation
  • piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 5 percussions, timpani, celesta, harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 6 May 2001
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Royal Festival Hall


    Performers :

    Philharmonia Orchestra, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, direction.