23/11/2010

Georg Friedrich Haas: new work for ensemble

Reading time: 1 min. world première Georg Friedrich Haas

“... damit ... die Geister der Menschen erhellt und ihr Verstand erleuchtet werden ...” by Georg Friedrich Haas was composed for the 550th anniversary of the University of Basel, for 4[nbsp]saxophones, 8[nbsp]brass instruments, accordion and organ, 3[nbsp]string quartets and 2[nbsp]double basses (all string players also play a second instrument with micro-tonally tuned strings).

Jürg Henneberger conducts the piece's world première on 26 Nov.

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