15/07/2013

Happy Birthday Harrison Birtwistle

Reading time: 1 min. Harrison Birtwistle

Happy Birthday Harrison Birtwistle!

We are amazed to see how many of your works will be performed at the Salzburg Festival! A full list is available here, some of the highlights:

Harrison Birtwistle: Cortege
for 14 musicians | 15’
1 1 1 1 - 1 1 0 0 - pno, bass tpt, b.d, vln(2), vla, vc, cb
31/7/2013, Kollegienkirche; Klangforum Wien, cond. Sylvain Cambreling

Harrison Birtwistle: Gawain
opera in 2 acts | 150’
3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 3 - 2. Horn in F offstage, 4. Horn in F offstage, timp, perc, vib, hp, mar, cimb, vln, vln, vln, vln, vln, vln, vln, vla(2), vc(2), cb(2)
26/7/2013, Felsenreitschule; Christopher Maltman, Gawain; John Tomlinson, The Green Knight/Bertilak de Hautdesert; Laura Aikin, Morgan le Fay; Jennifer Johnston, Lady de Hautdesert; Jeffrey Lloyd-Roberts, King Arthur; Andrew Watts, Bishop Baldwin; Brian Galliford, Fool
Salzburger Bachchor, ORF RSO Wien, cond. Ingo Metzmacher
Further performances: 29/7/2013, 2, 8 and 15/8/2013

Harrison Birtwistle: Secret Theatre
for chamber ensemble | 28’
1 1 1 1 - 1 1 1 0 - perc(1), pno, str(1 1 1 1 1)
31/7/2013, Kollegienkirche; Klangforum Wien, cond. Sylvain Cambreling

Harrison Birtwistle: Tombeau in memoriam Igor Stravinsky
for flute, clarinet, harp and string quartet | 3’
fl, cl, hp, vln(2), vla, vc
31/7/2013, Kollegienkirche; Klangforum Wien, cond. Sylvain Cambreling

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