Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012)

Cello concerto (1990)

for cello and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 1990
      Revision dates : 2005
    • Duration : 22 mn
    • Editor : Faber Music, London
    • Commission: Orchestre symphonique Arturo Toscanini d'Emilie Romagne
    • Dedication : à Frances-Marie Uitti
Detailed formation
  • soliste : cello
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 3 oboes (also 1 English horn), 3 clarinets (also 1 bass clarinet), 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, 3 percussionists, vibraphone, glockenspiel (also crotales, triangle), celesta, electronic/MIDI keyboard/synthesizer, harp, 14 violins, 12 second violins, 10 violas, 8 cellos, 6 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 7 December 1990
    Location :

    Royaume-Uni, Londres, Royal Festival Hall


    Performers :

    Frances-Marie Uitti : violoncelle et l'Orchestre symphonique de la BBC, direction : Lothar Zagrosek.

  • Date : 23 October 2005
    Location :

    Belgique, Antwerp, deSingel


    Performers :

    Arne Deforce : violoncelle et Martyn Brabbins : direction.