Violin Concerto


by Colin Matthews

violin and orchestra
Solo Instruments with Orchestra, Violin
2(I=picc).afl.2.2.bcl.1.cbsn - 2.flhn.0.2.1 - timp - perc (3): vib/mar/2 siz.cym/tgl/sleigh bells/ metal pipes/lujon/rototoms/4 tom-t/2 gong/tam-t/BD - pno - harp - strings (12 vln.10 vla.8 vlc.6 db)

Commissioned by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra with funds provided by the Feeney Trust

First Performance
30.9.09, Birmingham Symphony Hall, Birmingham: Leila Josefowicz/City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra/Oliver Knussen

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‘Violin Concerto’ at the Proms

Oliver Knussen is known for his highly individual and stimulating concert planning, and so it proved when conducting the BBC SO for his BBC Prom on 28 July, which featured the London premiere of Colin Matthews’ 'Violin Concerto' (a Feeney Trust commission). Read more

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