Monday, September 08, 2008

Peter Eötvös: recent premieres

Peter Eötvös newest compositions:
  • Seven, a violin concerto: UK premiere at the Proms by Akiko Suwanai and the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Susanna Mälkki (musicOMH, Financial Times, Telegraph, This Is London, Times).
  • Levitation, for two clarinets, accordion and strings: World premiere February 13, 2008, at the Festival de Música de Canarias by its dedicatees, Sabine and Wolfgang Meyer, and Sakari Oramo conducting the Finnish YLE Radion sinfoniaorkesteri (Schott).
  • Lady Sarashina (expansion of As I Crossed a Bridge of Dreams), an opera (Financial Times, Guardian).
  • Love and other demons, an opera after Gabriel García Márquez: Premiered at Glyndebourne (Financial Times, Telegraph, Independent, Times).

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