Augusta Read Thomas (1964)

Helios Choros, a Ballet, a triptych for orchestra (2006 -2007)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2006 - 2007
      Revision dates : 2006 - 2007 , 2006 - 2007
    • Duration : 38 mn
    • Editor : Schirmer
    • Commission: Dallas Symphony (Helios Choros I) ; London Symphony Orchestra et Boston Symphony Orchestra (Helios Choros II) ; Orchestra of Paris (Helios Choros III)
    • Dedication : Susan Feder
Detailed formation
  • 2 flutes, piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 4 percussions, piano, 2 harp (also celesta), strings

Creation information

  • Date : 3 May 2007

    Performers : Helios Choros I : Dallas Symphony Orchestra ; Sir Andrew Davis, direction.
  • Date : 1 December 2008

    Performers : Helios Choros II : Boston Symphony  Orchestra ; Ludovic Morlot, direction.
  • Date : 12 December 2007

    Performers : Helios Choros III : Orchestre de Paris.