Lieux retrouvés


by Thomas Adès

cello and piano

Co-commissioned by the Aldeburgh Festival, Wigmore Hall and Carnegie Hall

First Performance
21.6.09, Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk, UK: Steven Isserlis/Thomas Adès

Score and part on sale 0-571-51982-2

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5 stars for ‘Lieux retrouvés’ CD

Adès''Lieux retrouvés' (for cello & piano) is the title work on a new Hyperion disc featuring Stephen Isserlis (cello) and Adès (piano); a recording that has won them much acclaim. Read more

'Lieux retrouves' reviews

‘the purely musical elements of the work are what grabbed me: the rippling figures for piano and cello that spin out in crazed, cyclic riffs; the crystalline piano harmonies that sound as if the wind were rustling the chimes in the pagoda; the feisty, industrialized propulsive bursts in the finale. The audience responded with a prolonged ovation for this bold new piece.’ The New York Times (Anthony Tommasini), 21 March 2010 Read more

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