Elastic Band : concerto for improvising violin and orchestra
by Elena Kats-Chernin and Jon Rose (2013)
From the CD State of Play
Instrumentation: Solo violin (performed by Jon Rose), 3 flutes, 3 oboes (3rd doubling cor anglais), 3 clarinets in B flat (3rd doubling bass clarinet), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns in F, 4 trumpets in C, 2 tenor trombones, bass trombone, tuba, percussion (2 players), harp, strings.
Duration: 20 min.
Difficulty: Advanced — improvised violin part can only be played by Jon Rose (by definition)
Commission note: Commissioned by Adelaide Festival.
First performance: at Tectonics Adelaide (Grainger Studio (Sun), Queen's Theatre (Mon)) on 9 Mar 2014
A joint project and collaboration between Jon Rose, Elena Kats-Chernin and Ilan Volkov.
Violin concerto with completely improvised solo violin part
Awards & Prizes
|2015||Art Music Awards: Work of the Year: Orchestral||Finalist||Jon Rose and Elena Kats-Chernin|
Performances of this work
31 May 15: Teatro Manzoni, Bologna, Italy.
9 Mar 2014: at Tectonics Adelaide (Grainger Studio (Sun), Queen's Theatre (Mon)).
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