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Offline Turner

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #20 on: October 30, 2015, 01:10:13 PM »
Some of the more interesting examples:

Simon Steen Andersen: Piano Concerto, one of the more quirky recent ones (2014)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5Zt6vgvSMo

Luca Francesconi: Piano Concerto no.2 (2013) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eege1suTTMA

Hans Abrahamsen: Piano Concerto (2000) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdX1zDqczs8

Wojciech Kilar: Piano Concerto no.2 (2011) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ro-qrKbyjJU

Livia Teodorescu Ciocanea: Lebenskraft Concerto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-Xuotz4TTs

Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto (2013) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0Y7GWZVsl0

Kevin Volans: Piano Concerto 3 (2012) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVAsc3zWICQ

Harrison Birtwistle: Responses (2014) excerpts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkkBpRZpEXM

Magnus Lindberg: Piano Concerto no.2 (2011) http://www.boosey.com/cr/news/Lindberg-s-Piano-Concerto-No-2-reviews-from-premiere/100015

Kalevi Aho: Piano Concerto no.2 for piano & strings (2002) CD http://www.theguardian.com/music/2010/sep/02/aho-symphony-no-13-cd-review

(lots of other very neo-romantic ones etc., which can found on you-tube)



 
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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #21 on: October 30, 2015, 02:58:58 PM »
Some of the more interesting examples:

Simon Steen Andersen: Piano Concerto, one of the more interesting recent ones (2014)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i5Zt6vgvSMo

Luca Francesconi: Piano Concerto no.2 (2013) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eege1suTTMA

Hans Abrahamsen: Piano Concerto (2000) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdX1zDqczs8

Wojciech Kilar: Piano Concerto no.2 (2011) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ro-qrKbyjJU

Livia Teodorescu Ciocanea: Lebenskraft Concerto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-Xuotz4TTs

Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto (2013) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0Y7GWZVsl0

Kevin Volans: Piano Concerto 3 (2012) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVAsc3zWICQ

Harrison Birtwistle: Responses (2014) excerpts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZkkBpRZpEXM

Magnus Lindberg: Piano Concerto no.2 (2011) http://www.boosey.com/cr/news/Lindberg-s-Piano-Concerto-No-2-reviews-from-premiere/100015

Kalevi Aho: Piano Concerto no.2 for piano & strings (2002) CD http://www.theguardian.com/music/2010/sep/02/aho-symphony-no-13-cd-review

(lots of other very neo-romantic ones etc., which can found on you-tube)

A great list, and an excellent first post. Welcome to GMG.

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #22 on: October 31, 2015, 01:40:48 AM »
Fantastic list, Turner! Some of those I know but I've overlooked it seems...many new things to explore though!

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #23 on: January 04, 2016, 07:35:30 PM »
Here is the already mentioned Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto [the piece starts at the two minute, thirty second mark.]
Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0Y7GWZVsl0
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...adding to this categorical list:

Kevin Volans:
Atlantic Crossing (pretty certain this dates within the 21st century)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4AQ3GEeTVc

...has already been mentioned... his Piano Concerto No. 3 (2013)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVAsc3zWICQ

Volans' Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments, Piano Concerto No. 1 (1995) is imho a stunning piece and very worthwhile. There is one recording.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOyKR9CjuzE
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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #24 on: January 04, 2016, 08:40:55 PM »
James MacMillan has written two since 2001.  The 2nd (2003) was for a New York City Ballet commission choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon and is for string orchestra.

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #25 on: January 04, 2016, 08:41:55 PM »
Here is the already mentioned Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto [the piece starts at the two minute, thirty second mark.]
Frederic Rzewski: Piano Concerto
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0Y7GWZVsl0
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

...adding to this categorical list:

Kevin Volans:
Atlantic Crossing (pretty certain this dates within the 21st century)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4AQ3GEeTVc

...has already been mentioned... his Piano Concerto No. 3 (2013)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVAsc3zWICQ

Volans' Concerto for Piano and Wind Instruments, Piano Concerto No. 1 (1995) is imho a stunning piece and very worthwhile. There is one recording.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOyKR9CjuzE
Thanks! I haven't heard of Kevin Volans before. :)

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #26 on: January 04, 2016, 09:09:39 PM »
This piece is pretty well-known already, but I think it was overlooked here because it is a concertante work not named 'concerto,' which means it is a concerto in all but name, lol.

Thomas Adès ~ In Seven Days for piano, video-installation and orchestra [2008]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2B4KOGyTTk
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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #27 on: January 04, 2016, 09:57:34 PM »
This piece is pretty well-known already, but I think it was overlooked here because it is a concertante work not named 'concerto,' which means it is a concerto in all but name, lol.

 "In Seven Days" for piano, video-installation and orchestra [2008]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2B4KOGyTTk
I was actually listening to that quite a lot when I created this thread...I guess I forgot to include it :laugh:

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #28 on: June 24, 2017, 06:50:28 AM »
I can't believe I did not mention this ealier:

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #29 on: June 24, 2017, 02:18:32 PM »
Jorg Widman's “Trauermarsch” composed for Yefim Bronfman and premiered in 2014. I heard the last 10 minutes or so on the radio in a live recording with the San Francisco Symphony--a very dark and interesting piece.
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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #30 on: June 29, 2017, 08:14:43 PM »
Jorg Widman's “Trauermarsch” composed for Yefim Bronfman and premiered in 2014. I heard the last 10 minutes or so on the radio in a live recording with the San Francisco Symphony--a very dark and interesting piece.
Widman is a cool composer, ought to check this out. :)

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #31 on: June 30, 2017, 12:04:19 PM »
Christophe Bertrand: Vertigo (2006-7) for 2 piano and orchestra

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #32 on: July 02, 2017, 11:40:38 PM »
From Europe:

Louis Andriessen: Haags hakkûh for two piano's and large ensemble (2008) : https://youtu.be/HAum1WCgNfQ

Samuel Sighicelli: To be reconstructed (2010) for piano and orchestra : https://youtu.be/6GwhOVLnKRg

Philippe Manoury : Echo-Daimónon, pour piano, électronique et grand orchestre (2011-2012) : https://youtu.be/wIY5djIHG5o

Nicola Campogrande, "R (Un ritratto per pianoforte e orchestra)" (2012): https://youtu.be/2FsVBFH5deE

Hanspeter Kyburz: Piano Concerto (1999-2000 / rev. 2010) : https://youtu.be/bQZeM5qqyHA

Michael Jarrell: Abschied (2001): https://youtu.be/q0A1Dc_4BQE

Not for piano..but fun: Martijn Padding - First harmonium concerto (2008): https://youtu.be/VFjPq_3vs1M

James MacMillan: Piano Concerto No.2  already mentioned - (1999; 2003) for piano and string orchestra : https://youtu.be/OdCWOQuXNSI

Michel van der Aa - Just Before for piano and soundtrack (2000) https://youtu.be/gAUuXwm4Rig and

Transit : https://youtu.be/17gE1Lz2xNE or https://youtu.be/W91JliP4zBE

Klaas de Vries - Piano concerto (version for piano and 6 instrumentalists (1998; rev. 2003): https://youtu.be/Fc-ysQpIXNY

Joey Roukens: Concerto Hypnagogique - (fragm.): https://youtu.be/TF0myUUoHOE

Walter Hus : Temesta blues for piano and orchestra  (rehersal): https://youtu.be/yvR_7uPpeWs

Wolfgang Mitterer: concert for piano, orchestra and electronics“ (22 min) : https://youtu.be/rp2TSnudBa0

Friedrich Goldmann - Piano Concerto : https://youtu.be/NDxMfjSnNlA

Hans Abrahamsen: Left, alone (piano left hand & orchestra; world premiere 2016): https://youtu.be/Xyi8LJ-4pZA

Wolfgang Rihm: Piano Concerto No. 2 (2014): https://youtu.be/ks-fLRokE9U


Concerto's and concerto-like works are still composed. There's much more to find on YT (from Russia, Azerbeidjan, Thailand, Belgium...) in more "conventional" styles. Often a mix of neo-romanticism, repetition and minimalism.






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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #33 on: July 03, 2017, 12:39:04 AM »
I hope to listen to all of those, thanks!

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #34 on: July 03, 2017, 01:01:47 AM »
Someone send me to the most aggressive, cacophonous 21st century piano concerto they've heard?  ;)

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #35 on: July 03, 2017, 06:04:34 AM »
David Maslanka composed a concerto for piano and band in 2002.  Would that count?

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #36 on: July 03, 2017, 07:26:03 AM »
Did anyone mention Thierry Escaich? Fantaisie concertante for piano and orchestra and Scherzo Fantasy for two pianos and orchestra (2011)?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmh2k-wJvX4


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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #37 on: July 03, 2017, 09:16:12 AM »
Did anyone mention Thierry Escaich? Fantaisie concertante for piano and orchestra and Scherzo Fantasy for two pianos and orchestra (2011)?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmh2k-wJvX4

I doubt that Jessop likes the French "neo-tonalistes" (Thierry Escaich, Pascal Zavaro, Nicolas Bacri, Guillaume Connesson etc.). But I could be wrong, of course.

Karol Beffa : https://youtu.be/PTa864QbrQ8 (fragm. from Pianoconcerto /2009).

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #38 on: November 18, 2017, 08:56:51 PM »
Posted in WAYLTN and thought it fitting for this thread also. It would be interesting to hear other thoughts on it. It seems quite fine.

Jan Erik Mikalsen (b. 1979)



Just for you (2017)
For piano solo & orchestra

Ellen Ugelvik, piano
Oslo-Filharmonien, Lars Erik ter Jung

As a way to explore some music I haven't heard before I thought it would be a good idea to check out various uploads of recordings from concerts on Tim Poulus's channel on YouTube. I am going in completely blind with some things, like the piano trio I listened to earlier and this piece by Mikalsen now, so I did not know what to expect and that is probably the best thing about listening to any music at all. This piece for orchestra and piano is pretty cool. It seems like a spectrally inspired composition as there are some aesthetic links I can hear in this to the music of Grisey. I am enjoying this a lot more than the piano trio I listened to earlier.

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Re: 21st Century compositions for piano and orchestra.
« Reply #39 on: November 20, 2017, 07:24:15 AM »
Next Thursday on KLARA : https://klara.be/

KLARA live / broadcast : 4 concerti performed by Jan Michiels.

Stravinsky (Piano & winds), Karel Goeyvaerts  (Avontuur (Adventure) 1985 and two worldpremieres by resp. Bram Van Camp ( written 2014/15) and Daan Janssens "...à suivre... (2017).

https://www.amuz.be/en/concert/jan-michiels-i-solisti/

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