Capriccio

John Woolrich (1954)

Capriccio 2009

solo violin, strings
Duration 
15
Solist 
Commissioner 
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This caprice is a miniature violin concerto, mostly skittish but with some shadows. At the end, the music, which has been gathering momentum, collapses into a ghostly, mechanical coda. Capriccio was commissioned by the Scottish Ensemble with support from the RVW Trust.

John Woolrich

Performances 
10.8.09 BBC Proms, Cadogan Hall, London: Jonathan Morton/Scottish Ensemble
7-13.12.09 Scottish tour (Aberdeen, Inverness, Dundee, Perth, Edinburgh, Glasgow): Jonathan Morton / Scottish Ensemble
12.3.10 Royal Academy of Music, London: Clio Gould / RAM Soloists
14.3.10 Lighthouse, Poole: Clio Gould / RAM Soloists
30.6.10 Kings Place, London: Jonathan Morton / Scottish Ensemble
16.10.10 Snape Maltings Concert Hall: Markus Däunert / Aldeburgh Strings
17.3.11 Salvador, Brazil: Markus Däunert / Orchestra Sinfonica Bahia
25-28.6.11 Scottish tour (Birnam, Armadale, Boat of Garten, Ballachulish): Jonathan Morton / Scottish Ensemble
30.6.11 Kings Place, London: Jonathan Morton / Scottish Ensemble
9/12.8.11 Dartington International Summer School: Daviel Pioro (solo violin) / Benyounes Quartet / Callino Quartet / Graham Mitchell
17.10.11 Turin, Italy: Orchestra da Camera di Archi
21/22.9.11 Paris, France: Daniel Pioro / Sinfonietta Paris / Michael Boone
10.10.12 Oxford: Daniel Pioro / Orchestra of St Johns / John Lubbock
6.4.14 St John's Smith Square, London: Daniel Pioro / Orchestra of St Johns / John Lubbock
31.5.14 Mirepoix, France: Charlotte Bonneton / Daniel Pioro / London Contemporary Orchestra
21.4.16 Mirepoix, France: Sarah Descamps / Louis Merlet / L’Orchestre à Cordes Supérieur de Toulouse
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