Augusta Read Thomas (1964)

Orbital Beacons — Concerto for Orchestra (1998)

for orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1998
    • Duration : 27 mn
    • Editor : Schirmer
    • Commission: Louise Durham Mead New Music Fund
    • Dedication : Pierre Boulez ; Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Detailed formation
  • 4 flutes, 4 oboes, 4 clarinets, 3 bassoons, 5 horns, 4 trumpets, trombone, 4 percussions, 2 harp, strings

Creation information

  • Date : 27 November 1998

    Performers : Chicago Symphony Orchestra ; Pierre Boulez, direction.