Powder Her Face Suite

Thomas Adès (1971)

Powder Her Face Suite 1995-2017

3.3.3.ssax.asax.3 - 4331 - timp - perc (3) - harp - piano - strings
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Powder Her Face Suite (2017) incorporates four newly-orchestrated sections of the 1995 chamber opera, interpolated between new orchestrations of the three existing Dances from Powder Her Face (2007), to make an extended, full-length symphonic suite

Performances 
31.5.17 Philharmonie, Berlin: Berliner Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
2.6.17 Philharmonie, Berlin: Berliner Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
3.6.17 Philharmonie, Berlin: Berliner Philharmonic Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
7.12.17 Kimmel Center, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin
8.12.17 Kimmel Center, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin
9.12.17 Kimmel Center, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin
10.12.17 Kimmel Center, Philadelphia: Philadelphia Orchestra / Yannick Nézet-Séguin
12.1.18 Powell Hall, St Louis: St Louis Symphony Orchestra / David Robertson
13.1.18 Powell Hall, St Louis: St Louis Symphony Orchestra / David Robertson
15.1.18 Palm Desert, CA: St Louis Symphony Orchestra / David Robertson
16.1.18 Santa Barbara, CA: St Louis Symphony Orchestra / David Robertson
17.1.18 Orange County, CA: St Louis Symphony Orchestra / David Robertson
19.1.18 University of California, Davis, CA: St Louis Symphony Orchestra / David Robertson
25.1.18 Symphony Hall, Boston: Boston Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Adès
26.1.18 Symphony Hall, Boston: Boston Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Adès
27.1.18 Symphony Hall, Boston: Boston Symphony Orchestra / Thomas Adès
11.4.18 Royal Festival Hall, London: London Philharmonic Orchestra/ Thomas Adès
3
Flute
3rd doubling piccolo
3
Oboe
3
Clarinet
all doubling bass clarinet
2
Saxophone
1st soprano saxophone, 2nd alto saxophone doubling tenor saxophone
3
Bassoon
3rd contraforte doubling bassoon
4
Horn
3
Trumpet
3
Trombone
1
Tuba
1
Timpani
3
Percussion
glockenspiel, xylophone, tubular bells, 2 suspended cymbals, clash cymbal, antique cymbal, hi-hat cymbal, tam-tam, side drum, 2 kit bass drums, orchestral bass drum, small rototom, 3 brake drums, high bongo, Monkey drum, 3 temple blocks, guero, 2 whips, small rattle, triangle, tambourine, large washboard, small anvil, lion's roar, paper bag, wood chimes, cabasa, popgun
1
Harp
1
Piano
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