Augusta Read Thomas (1964)

Violin Concerto #3: "Juggler in Paradise" (2008)

for violin and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2008
    • Duration : 20 mn
    • Publisher : Schirmer
Detailed formation
  • soloist : violin
  • 2 flutes (also alto flute), piccolo, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, bassoon, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, 6 percussions, piano, celesta, 2 harp, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 16 January 2009
    Location :

    France, Paris, Salle Pleyel


    Performers :

    Frank Peter Zimmermann, violon ; Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France ; Andrey Boreyko, direction.