Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931)

Offertorium (1980)

concerto for violin and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1980
      Revision dates : 1982 , 1986
    • Duration : 38 mn
    • Publisher : Sikorski, Hambourg, nº SIK 1862
    • Dedication : à Gidon Kremer
Detailed formation
  • soloist : violin
  • 3 flutes (also piccolo), 2 oboes, 3 clarinets (also Eb clarinet), 2 bassoons, 3 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 5 percussionists, 2 harp, celesta [ou piano] , 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Premiere information

  • Date : 30 May 1981
    Location :

    Autriche, Vienne


    Performers :

    Gidon Kremer : violon, l'Orchestre symphonique de la radio autrichienne, direction : Leif Segerstam.

  • Date : 24 September 1982
    Location :

    Allemagne, Berlin


    Performers :

    Gidon Kremer : violon, la Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, direction : Charles Dutoit.

  • Date : 2 November 1986
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres


    Performers :

    Gidon Kremer : violon, l'Orchestre symphonique de la BBC, direction : Gennady Rozhdestvensky.