Gavin Bryars (1943)

Piano Concerto (“The Solway Canal”) (2010)

for piano, male choir and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2010
    • Duration : 28 mn
    • Editor : Schott, nº ED 13529
    • Commission: Dutch Public Broadcaster NPS et Borletti-Buitoni Trust Ltd.
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Sonnets from Scotland, Edwin Morgan

Detailed formation
  • soliste : piano
  • male choir à 18 voix [TTBB]
  • 2 flutes (also 2 piccolos), clarinet, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 2 trombones, tuba, timpani, 2 percussionists, harp, 12 violins, 10 second violins, 8 violas, 6 cellos, 4 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 19 February 2010
    Location :

    Pays-Bas, Utrecht, Vredenburg Leidsche Rijn


    Performers :

    Ralph van Raat, piano ; Cappella Amsterdam ; Radio Kamer Filharmonie ; Otto Tausk, direction