akin

description

akin is a double concerto for violin, cello and orchestra, written for Patricia Kopatchinskaja, Sol Gabetta and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra.

Commissioned by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Kölner Philharmonie
with financial support of Fonds Podiumkunsten and the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung.

instrumentation

for solo violin, solo cello, and orchestra
2018-2019

Solo Violin
Solo Cello

1 x Flute
1 x Clarinet (in Bb)
1 x Bass clarinet
1 x Bassoon

4 x French Horns
1 x Trumpet (in C)
1 x Tenor trombone
1 x Bass trombone
1 x Tuba

2 x percussion
1 x harp

Strings (10/10/10/8/6)
Double basses should have a low C string, or string extension to low C

details

Duration 25'
Commissioned by Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and Kölner Philharmonie with financial support of Fonds Podiumkunsten and the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung
Published by Boosey & Hawkes

performances

Upcoming performances:

  • 09 May 2019
    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Peter Eötvös
    Patricia Kopatchinskaya, violin. Sol Gabetta, cello
    Philharmonie, Cologne, Germany
  • 10 May 2019
    Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, cond. Peter Eötvös
    Patricia Kopatchinskaya, violin. Sol Gabetta, cello
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • 07 June 2019
    Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
    Otto Tausk, conductor
    Nicholas Wright, violin. Harriet Krijgh, cello
    Orpheum, Vancouver, Canada