Cristóbal Halffter (1930-2021)

Concierto (1974)

for cello and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1974
    • Duration : 31 mn
    • Editor : Universal Edition
    • Commission: Comisaría General de la Música pour le Festival de Grenade 1975
    • Dedication : a Siegfried Palm
Detailed formation
  • soliste : cello
  • 3 flutes, 3 oboes (also English horn), 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 3 bassoons, 6 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 4 percussionists, harpsichord, 2 harp, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 24 June 1975
    Location :

    Espagne, Grenade, Palacio de Carlos V, XXIV Festival de Música y Danza de Granada


    Performers :

    Siegfried Palm, violoncelle ; Orquesta Nacional de España ; Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, direction