In Seven Days - for piano and orchestra


by Thomas Adès

piano and orchestra
Solo Instruments with Orchestra
3(II=afl+picc.III=picc).3.3.3(III=cbsn) – 4.3.2.btrbn.1 – timp – perc(4): vib/glsp/crot/t.bells/handbells/cyms/2 susp.cym/tgl/claves/bongos/cabaça/3 hanging bells or bell plates [ossia t.bells]/3 large gongs/tam-t/4 rototoms/SD/BD – strings (preferred, minimum

Commissioned by the Southbank Centre and the Los Angeles Philharmonic

First Performance
28.4.08, Ether 08, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK: Nicolas Hodges/London Sinfonietta/Thomas Adès/Tal Rosner (video artist)

Full score, two piano score and solo part, and parts for hire. For the video installation, please contact the hire library for a referral to the video artist.

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Adès: 'In Seven Days' New York premiere

Thomas Adès participated as pianist in the New York premiere of his piano concerto 'In Seven Days' on 6 January with the New York Philharmonic, conducted by Alan Gilbert. This was the first time the composer has taken the role of pianist, having conducted the work in all previous performances. Read more

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