In 2009 ensemble reconsil asked Faradsch Karaew to make an arrangement of Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto for an ensemble of 18 instruments (plus solo violin). On 24 March 2010 the new arrangement was successfully premièred at the Schönberg Center in Vienna, conducted by Roland Freisitzer. “Ernst Kovacic played beautifully, as did the ensemble reconsil, presenting the world première of the fine arrangement by the Azerbaijani composer Faradsch Karaew.” (Heinz Rögl, music austria)
On 9 July the reduced version will be given its French première as part of the Festival D’aujourd’hui à demain in Cluny. Ensemble 18 performs, conducted by Michel Pozmanter. The soloist is Noëmi Schindler.