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The Circle and the Child

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, 2014

A concerto in 3 movements for Piano and Orchestra.

Poco Allegro (Listen on YouTube)
In a cold inexorable steady tempo (Listen on YouTube)
Allegro (Listen on YouTube)

Instrumentation: 2 fl/picc, 2 ob/e.h, 2 cl/bscl, 2 fgt/cfgt, 2 hn, 2 tr, 2 trb. hp, perc, solo piano strings.

Publisher: Rassel Editions

Premiere:  pianist Simone Dinnerstein and the Atlanta Symphony, October 2013
Recorded: SONY classical “Broadway-Lafayette” Simone DInnerstein and the MDR Leipzig Orchestra, Kristjan Järvi, conducting

broadway-lafayette album.jpg

The composing of the Concerto began as far back as 1999 and has slowly evolved into a three movement work, with the middle movement involving the Bach Chorale Ihr Gestirn, Ihr Lüfte inspiring the entire work. The concerto was written for and commissioned by pianist Simone Dinnerstein.