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The BBC Symphony Orchestra
© BBC/Lara Platman
March 1 - June 30, 2013
 
01 Mar 2013 BRITTA BYSTRÖM
Screen Memories
World Premiere
PER NØRGÅRD
Pastorale - from "Babettes Feast"

Nolaskolan, Aulan, Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Nordic Chamber Orchestra
Tine Thing Helseth, Trumpet ; Johannes Gustavsson, conductor

Other Dates:
28 February - Stadshuset, Sundsvall, Sweden
2 March - Babelsberg, Kramfors, Sweden
 
07 Mar 2013 BENET CASABLANCAS
Obertura festiva
World Premiere
29 Temporada de Ibercàmera
Palau de la Musica, Barcelona
Münchner Kammerorchester
Alexander Liebreich, conductor
 
07 Mar 2013 DAVID LANG
Wed (for string orchestra)
World Premiere
Adelaide Festival
Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide Art Orchestra
Tim Sexton, conductor
 
07 Mar 2013 SØREN NILS EICHBERG
Morpheus
World Premiere
DR Koncerthuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
DR SymfoniOrkestret
Joshua Weilerstein, conductor
 
07 Mar 2013 GUNTHER SCHULLER
Symphonic Images
World Premiere
Munich, Germany
Munich Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov, conductor
Other Dates:
9,10 March - Munich, Germany
 
09 Mar 2013 PER NØRGÅRD
Symphony no. 8
UK Premiere
Total Immersion: New from the North
Barbican Hall, London
BBC Symphony Orchestra
John Storgårds, conductor
 
09 Mar 2013 STUART MACRAE
Earth
World Premiere
Old Fruitmarket, Glasgow, UK
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martyn Brabbins, conductor
 
12 Mar 2013 GUNTHER SCHULLER
Symphonic Images
Country Premiere
Swiss tour
Geneva, Switzerland
Munich Philharmonic
Semyon Bychkov, conductor

Other Dates:
13 March - Bern, Swtizerland
14 March - Zurich, Switzerland
15 March - Luzern, Switzerland
 
14 Mar 2013 AUGUSTA READ THOMAS
Cello Concerto No. 3, Legend of the Phoenix
World Premiere
Boston, MA
Boston Symphony
Lynn Harrell; Christoph Eschenbach, conductor
 
14 Mar 2013 ROLF WALLIN
Concerto for Trumpet and Orchestra
Country Premiere
Göteborgs Konserthus
Gothenberg Symphony Orchestra
Håkan Hardenberger; John Storgårds, conductor
 
15 Mar 2013 LERA AUERBACH
Icarus
US Premiere
New Brunswick, NJ
Rutgers University Symphony
Kynan Johns, conductor
 
17 Mar 2013 MICHAEL GORDON
Beijing Harmony
World Premiere
Beijing, China
National Centre for the Performing Arts Orchestra
 
17 Mar 2013 WITOLD LUTOSLAWSKI
Symphony No. 4 [4.Symfonia]
Teatro Giovanni da Udine, Italy
Philharmonia Orchestra
Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor
 
17 Mar 2013 AUGUSTA READ THOMAS
Harvest Drum
World Premiere
Beijing, China
Symphony Orchestra of the National Centre for the Performing Arts
 
21 Mar 2013 BENT SØRENSEN
Serenidad
UK Premiere
City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow, United Kingdom
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Martin Fröst, clarinet; Hannu Lintu, conductor
 
05 Apr 2013 BENET CASABLANCAS
Three Interludes for Orchestra
World Premiere
Concerts Simfònics al Palau
Teatre Municipal La Faràndula (Sabadell)
Orquestra Simfonica del Valles
Ruben Gimeno, conductor

Other Dates:
6 April - Palau de la Musica Catalana (Barcelona)
 
20 Apr 2013 AARON JAY KERNIS
Dreamsongs
World Premiere
Columbuis, OH
ProMusica Chamber Orchestra
Joshua Roman, cello; Timothy Russell, conductor

Other Dates:
21 April - Columbuis, OH
 
20 Apr 2013 PAUL MEALOR
Crucifixus (string orchestra version)
US Premiere
Rider University, Princeton, NJ, USA
Westminster Choir College of Rider University; James Jordan, conductor
 
20 Apr 2013 TAN DUN
Earth Concerto for stone and ceramic percussion with orchestra
Country Premiere
Composer in Residence at mdr Sinfonieorchester
Congress Centrum Suhl, Germany
MDR Sinfonieorchester Leipzig
Beibei Wang, percussion; Kristjan Järvi, conductor

Other Dates:
21 April - Gewandhaus Leipzig, Germany
 
23 Apr 2013 KAIJA SAARIAHO
Emilie Suite
Country Premiere
Cité de la Musique, Paris, France Barbara Hannigan, Soprano
 
24 Apr 2013 RAVI SHANKAR
Symphony
Country Premiere
KKL Lucerne, Switzerland
Luzerner Sinfonieorchester
Howard Arman, conductor

Other Dates:
25 April - KKL Lucerne, Switzerland
 
26 Apr 2013 GABRIELA LENA FRANK
Journey of the Shadow
World Premiere
Herbst Theatre, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Chamber Orchestra
Ben Simon, conductor

Other Dates:
27 Apr: First Palo Alto United Methodist Church, Palo Alto, CA
28 Apr: First Congregational Church, San Francisco, CA
 
26 Apr 2013 JOHN HARBISON
Remembering Gatsby (Foxtrot for Orchestra)
Country Premiere
Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Riccardo Chailly, conductor

Other Dates:
27 April - Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
 
02 May 2013 MARC NEIKRUG
Symphony No. 3
World Premiere
Jerusalem Jerusalem Symphony
Frederic Chaslin, conductor
 
02 May 2013 MICHAEL NYMAN
Symphony No. 5 
World Premiere
Piano Concerto No.2
Country Premiere
El Contrato del dibujante
The Draughtsman's Contract
Auditorio Miguel Delibes, Valladolid
Orquesta de Castilla y Leon
Ivan Martín; Jaime Martin, conductor

Other Dates:
3 May - Auditorio Miguel Delibes, Valladolid
 
04 May 2013 TAN DUN
Crouching Tiger Concerto
TAN DUN
The Banquet Concerto
TAN DUN
Hero Concerto
TAN DUN
Resurrection Trial
World Premiere
Composer in Residence at mdr Sinfonieorchester
Leipzig Arena, Germany
MDR Sinfonieorchester
Tan Dun, conductor
 
07 May 2013 MORTON GOULD
Symphony No. 3
New York Premiere
JOHN HARBISON
The Great Gatsby Suite
New York Premiere
Spring for Music
Carnegie Hall, New York, NY
Albany Symphony Orchestra
David Alan Miller, conductor
 
10 May 2013 David Lang
man made
World Premiere
A Scream and an Outrage
Barbican Center, London, UK
BBC Symphony Orchestra
So Percussion; Jayce Ogren, conductor
 
22 May 2013 TAN DUN
Nu Shu Harp Concerto
World Premiere
Tokyo, Japan
NHK Symphony Orchestra
Risako Hayakawa, harp; Tan Dun, conductor

Other Dates:
23 May - Tokyo, Japan
 
22 May 2013 PETER LIEBERSON
Songs of Love and Sorrow
Country Premiere
Toronto, ON, Canada
Toronto Symphony
Gerald Finley, baritone; Peter Oundjian, conductor

Other Dates:
23,25 May - Toronto, ON, Canada
 
25 May 2013 GABRIELA LENA FRANK
Leyendas: An Andean Walkabout (string orchestra)
Country Premiere
Oviedo, Spain Principado de Asturias Orchestra
 
25 May 2013 PER NØRGÅRD
Symfoni nr. 8
Country Premiere
PER NØRGÅRD
Symphony no. 8
Country Premiere
WITOLD LUTOSLAWSKI
Symphonic Variations [Wariacje symfoniczne]
Wiener Festwochen
Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria
Wiener Philharmoniker
Sakari Oramo, conductor

Other Dates:
26 May - Konzerthaus, Vienna, Austria
 
29 May 2013 AUGUSTA READ THOMAS
Aureole
World Premiere
Orchestra Hall, Chicago, IL
DePaul University Orchestra
Cliff Colnot, conductor
 
31 May 2013 MISSY MAZZOLI
River Rouge Transformation
World Premiere
Detroit, MI
Detroit Symphony
Leonard Slatkin, conductor

Other Dates:
1 June
 
05 Jun 2013 LUDOVICO EINAUDI
Wetlands
World Premiere
JOBY TALBOT
Meniscus
World Premiere
RACHEL PORTMAN
Endangered
World Premiere
World Environmental Day concert
National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing, China
Symphony Orchestra of the NCPA
 
05 Jun 2013 PETER LIEBERSON
Neruda Songs
Country Premiere
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Christianne Stotijn; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Other Dates:
6 June - Amsterdam, Netherlands
7 June - Cologne, Germany
8 June - Paris, France
 
12 Jun 2013 EDWARD GREGSON
Dream Song
Country Premiere
Grosses Haus, Meiningen Theater, Germany
Meiningen Court Orchestra
Philippe Bach, conductor

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