Sofia Goubaïdoulina (1931)

... The Deceitful Face of Hope and of Despair (2005)

concerto for flute and large orchestra
[Le visage trompeur de l'espoir et du désespoir]

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2005
    • Duration : 26 mn
    • Editor : Sikorski, Hambourg
    • Commission: Sharon Bezaly et Robert von Bahr
    • Dedication : à Sharon Bezaly
Detailed formation
  • soliste : flute
  • 3 flutes (also 2 piccolos), 2 oboes, 3 clarinets (also bass clarinet), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 4 trombones (also 3 trombones ténor-basse, contrabass trombone), percussionist, 2 harp, celesta, piano, 16 violins, 14 second violins, 12 violas, 10 cellos, 8 double basses

Creation information

  • Date : 26 May 2005
    Location :

    Suède, Gothembourg


    Performers :

    Sharon Bezaly : flûte, l'Orchestre symphonique de Gothembourg, direction : Mario Venzago.