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Tanglewood Tales; (2007-2011)
For large orchestra

Duration: 18'
2fl fl(pic fl-a) 2ob ob(eh) 2cl cl-b 2fg fg(cfg) 4h 2trp 2trb trb-b tb timp perc hp str

Tanglewood Tales, was premiered by Jaap van Zweden on 14 January 2012 in the Concertgebouw of Amsterdam, in the Zaterdagmatinee. Before the Coda was added Untangled Tales and Entangled Tales formed this larger orchestral work entitled Tanglewood Tales

Mouvement I - Untangled Tales (2011)
Commissioned by the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie with financial support from the Ernst van Siemens Stiftung
Dedicated to George Benjamin, Lothar Zagrosek and the Junge Deutsche Philharmonie

Premiered on the 16th of September 2011 in Neubrandenburg at the Festspiele Mecklenburg Vorpommern in Germany as part of the Summer project "Recherche Suspendu" and Tour of JDPh

Mouvement II - Entangled tales (2007)
Commissioned by the Boston Symphony Orchestra with financial support of the Fund for the Creation of Music
Dedicated to Edo de Waard and Tony Fogg

Premiered by the Boston Symphony Orchestra on the 6th of August 2007 in the Koussevitsky Shed conducted by Ludovic Morlot.

Dutch premiere on the 31st of November 2008 by the Residentie Orchestra conducted by Neeme Järvi.

Symphony No.1 "Tanglewood Tales" (2007-2011)
After the Coda was composed Tanglewood Tales was transformed in to De Raaff's Symphony No.1 "Tanglewood Tales" which was premiered by Arie van Beek in Concergebouw De Doelen in Rotterdam, during the Classic:NEXT edition of 2016, with Orchestra Symphonique de Picardie and the Doelen Ensemble

Coda

Composed in 2014 to complete the bigger vision De Raaff had with the two movement Tanglewood Tales. The added Coda transformed Tanglewood Tales in to Symphony No. 1 "Tanglewood Tales"


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PERFORMANCES

Symphony No 1 "Tanglewood Tales", for large orchestra

25 May 2016 | De Doelen, Grote Zaal, Rotterdam Orchestre de Picardie and Doelen Ensemble
Conductor: Arie van Beek


Tanglewood Tales, for large orchestra

14 January 2012 | Concertgebouw, Grote Zaal, NTR ZaterdagMatinee
Radio Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor: Jaap van Zweden


Untangled Tales
, for large orchestra


23 September 2011 | Concert hall Locarno
Italy, Recherche Suspendu, Summer project and Tour of JDPh
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, cond: Lothar Zagrosek

22 September 2011 | Concert hall Merano
Italy, Recherche Suspendu, Summer project and Tour of JDPh
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, cond: Lothar Zagrosek

21 September 2011 | Konzerthaus Berlin
Germany, Recherche Suspendu, Summer project and Tour of JDPh
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, cond: Lothar Zagrosek

20 September 2011 | Konzerthaus Kiel, Chiffren-Festival
Germany, Recherche Suspendu, Summer project and Tour of JDPh
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, cond: Lothar Zagrosek

18 September 2011 | Alte Oper Frankfurt
Germany, Recherche Suspendu, Summer project and Tour of JDPh
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, cond: Lothar Zagrosek

17 September 2011 | Stadthalle Gütersloh | Germany,
Recherche Suspendu, Summer project and Tour of JDPh
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, cond: Lothar Zagrosek

16 September 2011 | Neubrandenburg, Festspiele Mecklenburg Vorpommern
Germany, Recherche Suspendu, Summer project and Tour of JDPh
Junge Deutsche Philharmonie, cond: Lothar Zagrosek



Entangled Tales, for large orchestra

13 August 2011 | Cabrillio Festival, California
USA, Festival of Contemporary Orchestra Music
Cabrillio Festival Orchestra, cond: Marin Alsop

29 November 2008 | Anton Philips Zaal Den Haag
Residentie Orchestra, cond: Neeme Järvi

27 November 2008 | Anton Philips Zaal Den Haag (Public rehearsal)
Residentie Orchestra, cond: Neeme Järvi

12 April 2008 | Moscow International Performance Art Center, Russia
National Philharmonic Orchestra, Otto Tausk / cond.

5 August 2007 | Koussevitsky Shed, Tanglewood
USA Dutch Art in the Berkshires
Boston Symphony Orchestra, cond: Ludovic Morlot

 



 

 


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