Thomas Adès

...but all shall be well - 1993

Orchestra

Commissioned by Cambridge University Music Society to celebrate their 150th anniversary with support from the Donald Wort CUMS Sesquicentenary Prize

Instrumentation

3(all=picc).3(III=ca.I+II=ca ad lib).3(II=Ebcl.III=bcl).3(III=cbsn) ? 6.3(I=crt ad lib).2.btrbn.1 ? perc(6): timp/6 tgl/2 sandpaper blocks/BD/2 ant.cym/mcas/glsp/tpl.bl/vibraslap/vib/tam-t/guiro/rototom ? cel/pno ? harp ? strings

Programme Notes

?Sin is Behovely, but

All shall be well, and

All manner of thing shall be well?

These lines from the last of T.S. Eliot?s Four Quartets provided the inspiration for the title of Thomas Ad

Recordings

Past Performances

  • March 12 1994
    Ely Cathedral, Ely, United Kingdom
    Stephen Cleobury, CUMS First Orchestra
  • October 7 1994
    Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
    Knussen, Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra
  • August 1 1995
    BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Hallé Orchestra, Nagano
  • August 8 1995
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Hallé Orchestra, Nagano
  • August 23 1995
    Zellerbach Hall, University of CA, Berkeley, USA
    Berkeley Symphony, Kent Nagano
  • February 29 1996
    Free Trade Hall, Manchester, United Kingdom
    Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  • June 12 1996
    Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan
    Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  • June 14 1996
    tbc, Tokyo, Japan
    Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  • June 18 1996
    Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Hong Kong, China
    Hallé Orchestra, Kent Nagano
  • October 18 1996
    Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Concertgebouw Orkest, Hans Vonk
  • May 15 1997
    St James' Church, London, United Kingdom
    Peter Stark, Trinity College Music
  • January 17 1998
    Jesus-Christus-Kirche Dahlem, Berlin, Germany
    Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Stefan Asbury
  • November 20 1998
    Warwick, EMI Recording Sessions, United Kingdom
    CBSO
  • December 2 1998
    Maida Vale, London, United Kingdom
    BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jac van Steen
  • December 27 1998
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    BBC Symphony Orchestra, Jac van Steen
  • November 9 2000
    Musik Host, Odense, Denmark
    Nikos Christodoulou, Odense Symphony Orchestra
  • November 9 2000
    Musikhost 2000, Odense, Denmark
    Nikos Christodoulou, Odense SO
  • February 8 2001
    West Park Centre, Leeds, United Kingdom
    English Northern Philharmonia, Timothy Redmond
  • March 27-28 2002
    Symphony Hall, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    CBS Chorus, CBSO, Susan Bickley
  • June 22 2003
    Det Kongelige Danske Musikkonservatorium, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Danish Music Conservatory Students, Giordano Bellincampi
  • November 7 2003
    Tampere Hall, Tampere, Finland
    Susanna Malkki, TAMPERE PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
  • January 3-4 2004
    Wiltshire Music Centre, Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
    Timothy Redmond, Wiltshire Youth Orchestra
  • January 24 2004
    Royal Festival Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Ingo Metzmacher, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • March 19 2004
    National Concert Hall, Dublin, Ireland
    National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • March 22 2004
    Theatre Royal, Castlebar, Ireland
    National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • March 23 2004
    Leisureland, Galway, Ireland
    National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • March 25 2004
    INEC Killarney, Killarney, Ireland
    National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • March 26 2004
    W.I.T., Waterford, Ireland
    National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • November 5-7 2005
    Portland, , USA
    Carlos Kalmar, Oregon Symphony Orchestra
  • March 2 2006
    Gillingham School, Gillingham, Dorset, United Kingdom
    Kokoro, Mark Forkgen
  • March 24 2006
    Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
    James Judd, Orchestre National de Lille
  • March 25-26 2006
    Music Hall, Cincinnati, USA
    Carlos Kalmar, Cincinnati SO
  • May 22 2006
    Dartington Hall, Dartington, United Kingdom
    Kokoro, Mark Forkgen
  • October 28 2006
    Berlin, Konzerthaus, Germany
    Martyn Brabbins, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
  • December 20 2006
    Dronningesalen, Kobenhagen, Denmark
    Jesper Nordin, Sjaellands Symfoniorkester
  • February 16-18 2007
    Presences Festival, Paris, France
    Ensemble Calliopée, Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège, Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Pascal Rophé, Thomas Bauer
  • May 4 2007
    Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, Belgium
    Flemish Radio Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins
  • May 5 2007
    De Bijloke, Gent, Belgium
    Flemish Radio Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins
  • October 17-18 2008
    Nagoya Art Theatre Concert Hall, Nagoya City, Japan
    Maryn Brabbins, Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra
  • November 29 2008
    Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Kevin Field, Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra
  • February 28 2009
    Nicholas Music Center, New Brunswick, USA
    Kynan Johns, Rutgers University
  • November 12 2009
    Madetoja Hall, Oulu, Finland
    Oulu Symph Orch, Cond Tim Redmond
  • June 6 2010
    Barbican Centre, London, United Kingdom
    London Symphony Orchestra
  • January 15 2011
    All Saints Church, Kingston upon Thames, London, United Kingdom
    Thames Youth Orchestra, Simon Ferris
  • March 24 2011
    Concert Hall, Royal College of Music, London, United Kingdom
    RCM Sinfonietta, Robin O'Neill
  • July 9 2011
    Cadogan Hall, London, United Kingdom
    Thames Youth Orchestra, Simon Ferris
  • September 27 2011
    Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
    Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra, Christopher Seaman
  • June 21 2012
    Auckland Town Hall, Auckland, New Zealand
    Auckland Philharmonic Orchestra, Eckart Preu
  • September 16-18 2012
    Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Badisches Staatstheater
  • September 8 2015
    Auditorium Rai Arturo Toscanini, Turin, Italy
    Gergely Madaras, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale della Rai
  • September 25 & 28 2016
    BBC Radio 3, , United Kingdom
    Aurora Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Nicholas Collon
  • November 16 2017
    Kamermuziekzaal Lemmensinstituut, Leuven, Belgium
    Ivan Meylemans, Luca Symphony Orchestra

© Thomas Adès 2014