QUARTER-TONE PIANO CONCERTO (2017)

for quarter-tone piano

and chamber orchestra

40'


soloist and 28 musicians:

Solo Quarter-Tone Piano +

2 Flutes (2. flute doubling Piccolo),

2 Bb Clarinets (2. clarinet doubling Bb Bass Clarinet)

2 Bassoons (2. bassoon doubling Contrabassoon)

1 Horn in F, 1 Trumpet in C, 1 Tenor Trombone,

Timpani (1 player), Percussion (2 players), Harp,

I Violins (4 players), II Violins (3 players),

Violas (3 players), Violoncellos (3 players)

Double Basses (2 players) (Double Basses: 5 strings, lowest string B natural)


commissioned by Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

dedicated to Elisa Järvi


premiere: Monday, November 6, 2017, 6 p.m.

”Ultra-chromaticism at the House of Nobility”

Concert is a part of PianoEspoo Festival 2017

Ritarihuone/The House of Nobility, Ritarikatu 1, Helsinki


Elisa Järvi, quarter-tone piano


Avanti! Chamber Orchestra

(flute: Kaisa Kortelainen - flute and piccolo: Heljä Räty - clarinet: Angel Molinos - clarinet and bass clarinet: Heikki Nikula - bassoon: Otto Virtanen - bassoon and contrabassoon: Yasuko Matsuzaki - horn: Tero Toivonen - trumpet: Tomas Gricius - trombone: Pasi Mäkinen - timpani: Naoki Yasuda - percussion: Tuija-Maija Nurminen, Tuomo Lassila - harp: Katilyne Roels, I violin: Jukka Rantamäki, Kati Rantamäki, Elisar Riddelin, Virpi Taskila - II violin: Paula Sundqvist, Tiina Paananen, Krista Jäänsola - viola: Tuula Riisalo, Jussi Aalto, Martta Wahlberg - cello: Jaakko Paarvala, Jukka Rautasalo, Liina-Mari Raivola - double bass: Timo Ahtinen, Eero Ignatius)


Tomas Djupsjöbacka, conductor

© Sampo Haapamäki 2017

säveltäjä composer

built by Otso Haapamäki 2015 in Toholampi