Thomas Adès (1971)

Luxury Suite from Powder Her Face, suite n° 2 (1995 -2017)

for large orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1995 - 2017
    • Duration : 28 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music
    • Commission: Stiftung Berliner Philharmoniker, Danish National Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Carnegie Hall et St. Louis Symphony
Detailed formation
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo), 3 oboes, 3 clarinets (also 3 bass clarinets), soprano saxophone, alto saxophone (also tenor saxophone), 3 bassoons (also contraforte), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, piano, timpani, 3 percussionists, harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 31 May 2017
    Location :

    Allemagne, Berlin, Philharmonie


    Performers :

    Berliner Philharmoniker ; Sir Simon Rattle, direction.

Table of contents

1. Overture
2. Scene with Song
3. Wedding March
4. Waltz 5. Ode
6. Paperchase
7. Hotel Manager’s Aria “It is too late”
8. Finale